The purpose of the Development Services Department is to provide comprehensive development review and inspection services to build a better Austin together.
Not sure where to start? Click here to learn about the various development-related services provided by the Development Services Department.
Visit the Planning and Zoning Department for information regarding planning, preservation and design services to make Austin the most livable city in the country.
Search for information on land development cases or conduct development-related business with the City.
View the City Code, Land Development Code, and other development-related resources.
Building Plan Review is responsible for reviewing Residential and Commercial construction plans for compliance with the Land Development Code before building permits can be issued.
The Building Inspection Division (BID) performs construction related inspections for residential and commercial buildings within the City limits, and electrical and plumbing services in the extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
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