The Commercial Plan Review Division reviews and approves commercial and multi-family plans for new construction, remodels, revisions to approved permits, change of uses and certificate of occupancy/compliance. Plan Reviewers include staff from the Fire Department, Austin Water Utility (Industrial Waste) and Austin/Travis County Health Department (food service businesses).
Quick Turn-Around (QTA) Review - Quick Turn-Around reviews and approvals apply to small interior commercial remodels, and are generally approved on the same day as presented.
QTA Hours are Monday - Thursdays, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. View Process requirements
Concurrent Review - Provides a concurrent review of subdivision, site plan and commercial building plan applications. Request a Concurrent Review
Demolitions - The complete demolition of a commercial building must be submitted to the Historic Preservation Office, located at One Texas Center, 505 Barton Springs Road, 5th floor. Partial demolitions proceed through the regular plan review submittal process. Demolitians greater than 10,000 sq. ft. require site plan approval. A Site Plan Exemption can be requested for demolitions less than 10,000 sq. ft. View Demolition Permit Application
Update Fees - Effective October 1, 2016 - Update Fees will be charged for all application submittal updates and documentation missing from initial application submittal. Click here to view the Fee Schedule