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These flowcharts serve as a guide to help you better understand the development and permitting process.   

Listed below are the Fee Schedules for Fiscal Year 2017-18. These fees became effective on October 1, 2017. If you have questions, please call 512-978-4000, or email us at dsdhelp@austintexas.gov.

View applications, checklists and associated packets for the Development Services Department. Scroll down the page to view applications for the Planning and Zoning Department, and Common Easement and Restrictive Covenant Applications. Note: Some applications may not reflect newly adopted fees. Please refer to the Fee Schedule to determine correct fees.

These reports track development activity and review times for Fiscal Year 2013 thru August 2016.  Click here to view the Success Metrics which identify key performance measures and target goals for the department.  

The Development Services Department has various online tools to help you search for development & permit related information, sign-in for service, view geographic related information, or learn about the development process.

The Development Services Department (DSD) issues various types of permits.  See list below for permits issued by DSD and other City Departments. 

Search for building and development information (building permits, residential and commercial plan review cases, site plans, subdivisions, and zoning cases)

The Success Metrics identifies key performance measures and target goals for the Development Services Department.  These metrics gauge the performance of review times, wait times, employee investment, and technology to assess business processes and organizational efficiencies.   These reports are published monthly.

The Zucker Final Report was received on Friday, May 8th, 2015.  Below are links to the full report and individual chapters.