Notice: The Service Center will close Friday, July 29th at 10:30 a.m., for team building and employee engagement. Normal operations will resume on Monday, August 1st.
The Service Center (formerly the Permit Center) issues building and applicable trade (building, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, irrigation) permits, provides permit payment services, and registers licensed contractors (electrical, mechanical, plumbing, and irrigation) to perform work. Contractors must be licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation before registering with the City of Austin. View contractor registration requirements and payment services.