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.

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 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.


Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Map Tools

  • Property Profile
    Search and download property information, view aerial images or street views, and run reports about properties. *For best results use Google Chrome.
  • Demolition Notifications 
    Track demolition applications in your neighborhood or another defined area.
  • Development Tracker
    Sign up for permit alerts based on criteria selections that are of interest to you.
  • Inspectors Territory Map
    Lookup by location for residential and commercial inspectors (Building, Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Environmental)
  • Environmental Inspectors Territory Map
    Look up your Environmental Inspector by location
  • Zoning Profile Tool
    Search for the zoning of your property. This tool will be retiring soon, and these features will be incorporated into the "Property Profile" tool above.


City Resources

  • Addressing
    Request address verification, reserve street name, view addressing changes, review standards...


Web Resources


Online Training Videos

  • Land Use and Development
    These training videos provide an overview of the City of Austin’s development services including regulations, development review, permitting, inspections, trees and recognizing the impact of development.