Modified Operations:
We Are Ready To Serve You.

Following the March 24, 2020, Order by the City of Austin and Travis County to “Stay Home, Work Safe”, we have discontinued all in-person customer services at the One Texas Center facility. Most of our services are available by phone, video conference, email, and our online portal, Austin Build + Connect (AB+C). For information on our modified services, please visit our DSD-COVID-19 page.

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The Site and Subdivision Inspection Division performs inspections of site work for commercial development in the right-of-way before building construction begins. The inspectors ensure the proposed public infrastructure, including water and wastewater service, streets, sidewalks, driveways, storm sewer, curb inlets, water quality ponds, ADA ramps, etc. are in compliance with the Land Development Code and the City's Standard Specifications Manual and Standards Manual.

Once the work and infrastructure are complete, and the work passes inspection, an acceptance letter is issued to the property owner. Once an acceptance letter is issued, vertical construction may begin. The completed infrastructure becomes assets of the City to be maintained by the City.

Once construction is completed, a Certificate of Compliance is issued to the property owner and the site development permit is considered closed.

Services Provided

  • Water and wastewater installation and construction inspections
  • Street, sidewalk, driveway, bridge construction inspections
  • Storm system inspections

View the staff contact list with phone numbers

View the Site and Subdivision Inspection Process Flowchart

Important Documents