Tornado Recovery Resources

Tornado response

Please check back to this page often. Some resources will vary depending on availability.

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REVISED DLOC Graphic March 29

**EXPANDED HOURS at The Pasadena Convention Center and Municipal Fairgrounds

The U.S. Small Business Administration Disaster Loan Outreach Center is extending operating hours to better serve those in need of tornado recovery assistance. Representatives are on site daily from 7AM- 7PM to help navigate the application process.


Daily: 7 a.m. – 7 p.m.

Tornado Debris Update

Tornado Debris Update

City Sanitation crews, with the help of debris removal partners, have hauled away nearly 10,675 cubic yards of storm waste. STARTING MONDAY (2/6) through SATURDAY (2/11) we're adding even more resources to the effort! 


  • WE NEED YOUR COOPERATION for crews to be able to pick up quickly and efficiently. After next week (2/13/23), crews will begin reverting back to regular collection routes and heavy trash pickup days.
  • PLEASE PLACE TORNADO DEBRIS CURBSIDE BY THE END OF THIS WEEKEND if you live in the tornado path. If not, the debris may remain in place until it is collected by regularly scheduled heavy trash pickup.
  • Do not park on street in front of a trash pile. This prevents Sanitation trucks from getting to the debris.
  • To those in all other locations outside the tornado track, please be patient with our Sanitation department. They have been working long hours and some were even personally impacted by the tornado. We appreciate everyone’s cooperation as well as the hard work of our Sanitation staff and partners. 

​​Permit Fees Waived

City Hall offices reopen on Friday, January 27, 2023 at 8 a.m. At the request of Jeff Wagner, Mayor of Pasadena, all residential application permit fees will be waived for the next 120 days.​​

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Commercial Permit Waiver for Businesses Impacted by Tornado

Under the direction of Jeff Wagner, Mayor of Pasadena COMMERCIAL permit fees related to tornado damage restoration will be waived for 120 days (call for dates).

Commercial permit fees related to storm damage that were charged on 1/27/23 will be refunded. Certain guidelines must be met to attain commercial permit waiver, please contact Permit Department for details. (713) 475-5575

Residential permits also waived. Call (713) 475-5575 for more information. 

Disaster Tax Exemption: You may qualify for a disaster exemption for 2023 property taxes depending on level of tornado damage. This would lower your property value to reflect the damages and your 2023 property tax bill could be lowered. Submit information to the Harris County Appraisal District by CLICKING HERE.

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Recovery Resources

Submit your storm damage to iSTAT, a service of the Texas Division of Emergency Management. Your input helps our local and state emergency divisions report to FEMA for possible assistance.  Submit damage survey here:

Electricity/Power updates: Centerpoint Energy Outage Tracker

Please use caution when choosing a contractor and ensure they follow the city's permitting process to avoid the possibility of being scammed.



Red Cross at Revive Church
1062 Fairmont Parkway

Memorial Baptist Church
6901 Fairmont Parkway
(281) 998-9051


Volunteer needs will vary, depending on the situation. Here are some ways you can get involved:


Cash donations are being accepted through the following organizations.

If donating by check, make sure to write “Pasadena 2023 Tornado” in the memo line.

If you are a business or non-profit and would like to make a donation, please contact our Office of Emergency Management at:

If you are in individual who would like to make a donation, please reach out directly to the local church or non-profit of your choice. 

Clothing Donations

If you have clothing to donate, please contact Clothed by Faith at 438 East 8th, Deer Park, TX 77536. Phone number is 346-205-4144

Clothing donations can be brought by from 9am - 4pm Monday through Friday

Volunteers are needed to sort clothing and help put clothing requests together.  Please register by CLICKING HERE

Please CLICK HERE if you are in need of clothing assistance


The Pasadena Chamber is coordinating with local non-profits for food distribution and other resources. Please visit their page at:

Food Pantries: Please click here for a list of updated Pasadena Food Pantries.

Animal Shelter Help/Pet Donations

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Effective Monday, January 30, 2023, The Pasadena Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is temporarily suspending all intakes and surrenders until further notice due to the lack of space and tornado damage.

However, we are still offering services such as pending booster vaccines, heartworm treatments, spay/neuter, and city registration. 

All appointments will be handled at the Pasadena Pet Adoption Center (5160 Burke). Call (713) 940-7942 for information.

The Pasadena Animal Shelter sustained over $1 Million in tornado damage. About 200 animals housed in our Shelter and Adoption Center were impacted by the storm. Shelters from neighboring cities and local rescue groups have been wonderful in providing temporary relocation services, but we still need your help.

Please do not call the shelter. Their team is hard at work cleaning up and coordinating resources. 

However there are several ways you can help NOW:

Email to FOSTER: 

Please drop off pet food/supplies donations at:

Asbury Methodist Church
5354 Space Center Blvd.
Pasadena, TX 77505

Monday –Thursday 
9am-3pm. (Pet food, supplies, etc.)

Social Media Resources

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Debris removal guidelines (Spanish)