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Making Austin the Most Livable City in the Country

Attention:  The Development Services Department and Planning and Zoning Department will be open during normal business hours on Friday, Apil 17th.  Click here to view hours of operation.


Effective April 6, 2015, the Planning and Development Review Department has been reorganized into the Development Services Department and the Planning and Zoning Department. The Development Services Department includes the Development Assistance Center, Building Plan Review, Land Use Review, Permit Center and Inspections.  Rodney Gonzales will serve as Acting Director.

The Planning and Zoning Department includes Imagine Austin, CodeNEXT, Comprehensive Planning, Neighborhood Planning, Annexation, Urban Design, Zoning, Demographics, and GIS.  Greg Guernsey will serve as Director. The websites for each respective department are currently under construction.  Please check back for updates.

Our offices are currently located at 505 Barton Springs Road.  We can be reached at 512-978-4000.

The purpose of the Planning and Development Review Department (PDRD) is to provide planning, preservation, design, comprehensive development review and inspection services to make Austin the most livable city in the country.

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