Modified Operations: We Are Ready To Serve You.

Based on the Order by the City of Austin and Travis County to “Stay Home, Mask, and Otherwise Be Safe”, all in-person customer services at the One Texas Center facility remain suspended. Most of our services are still 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.


Weather Closure: Due to inclement weather, inspections are suspended for the remainder of Thursday, Feb. 11. We will provide any further updates on closures as they become available.

Building Inspections

The Building Inspection Division (BID) performs construction-related inspections for residential and commercial buildings within the City limits, and electrical and plumbing services in the extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ). 

Commercial Site and Subdivision Inspections 

The Site and Subdivision Inspection Division performs the initial inspection of all public infrastructure on commercial sites and ensures the required site work for water TAP and right of way (ROW) work is in compliance with City requirements.

Environmental Inspections

The Environmental Inspection Division performs inspections on permitted site plans for temporary and permanent erosion controls, stormwater controls, critical environmental features, protection of trees and natural areas, landscape installation, and compliance with site plan requirements.