Codes Resources and Tools

The City of Austin Development Services Department has various resources to assist the development community. From our Code Interpretations Library to online property research tools.

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Codes and Regulations

The development process in the City of Austin is guided by a collection of separate controlling sources including the Land Development Code, Site and/ or Area-Specific Zoning regulations, Building and Technical Codes, and Technical Criteria Manuals.

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A list of available resources that may provide you with helpful information, such as frequently asked questions, fees, neighborhood assistance, and understanding the development process.

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Online Tools

The Development Services Department has various online tools to help you search for development & permit-related information, sign in for service, pay fees, view geographic-related information, or sign up for email notifications.

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