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The Development Services Department's ePlan Review is an electronic plan and document management system. ePlan Review provides a convenient central hub for development project groups (including applicants and City reviewers) to communicate and complete the entire plan review process online, from the initial application stage to final approved plan sets.

The Fiscal Surety Office accepts, monitors, and releases fiscal surety payments for improvements to environmental, health, safety controls, and public infrastructure. The amount of fiscal surety posted shall equal the estimated cost for the City to do the work for which the fiscal was required.

Work with the City of Austin to make sure your next building or renovation project is safe, sustainable, and permitted. 

Anyone associated with the permit can schedule an inspection: the general contractor, the homeowner (if listed as the general contractor on the permit), the trade contractor, or their official agents. Learn More.

Obtain at least three bids for your project and carefully compare the bids. The lowest bid may not always be the best value. Learn More.