Directory of Services

 

Below is an alphabetical listing of development-related services and resources provided by the City of Austin. If you have a question for the Development Services Department (DSD) and do not know which service applies to your project, these contacts can help:

If you have suggestions for this page or see information that needs to be updated, please notify DSD Communications.


A - B         C - D         E - F         G - H - I         L - M - N - O         P - R         S        T - Z

 

A - B

AB+C Portal (Austin Build + Connect) This link takes you to an external page

Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs)

Activating a Building Permit

Addressing (Information Technology/CTM) This link takes you to an external page

Alarm Permitting & Administration

Alcoholic Beverage Waiver (PDF) document download icon

Appointments

Austin Center for Events This link takes you to an external page

Austin Is My Home This link takes you to an external page

Barton Springs Zone Annual Operating Permit (PDF) document download icon

Board of Adjustment Variances

Boat Docks

Building Connections Newsletter

Building Inspections

Building Permits - Commercial (See Commercial Building Plan Review)

Building Permits - Residential (See Residential Building Plan Review)

Building Permits - Standalone & Trades (See Service Center)

Building Service Planning (Austin Energy) This link takes you to an external page

Building Technical Codes

 

C - D

Certificate of Compliance Program

Certificate of Occupancy (CO)

Code Interpretations Library

Codes and Regulations

Code Violation (Austin Code) This link takes you to an external page

Commercial Building Plan Review

Community Tree Preservation

Concrete Installation Permit (Non-Peak Hours)  (PDF) This link opens a PDF document

Contractor License Registration (See Service Center)

Demolition

Detention Pond (See Water Quality Review and Drainage Engineering Review)

Development Assistance Center (DAC) (See Land Development Information Services)

Development Incentives and Agreements (Housing and Planning) This link takes you to an external page

Development Process Team

Development Tracker

Drainage Engineering & Water Quality Review (See Water Quality Review and Drainage Engineering Review)

 

E - F

Easement Releases (See Land Management)

Electric Service Design & Planning (Austin Energy) This link takes you to an external page

Encroachment Agreements (See Land Management)

Environmental Inspections

Events (See Austin Center for EventsThis link takes you to an external page

Exempt from Permit

Expedited Building Plan Review

Express Residential Building Permit (Minor Repairs)

Fees

Fire Prevention Review (Austin Fire Department) This link takes you to an external page

Fiscal Surety

Food Enterprise Plan Review (Austin Public Health) This link takes you to an external page

Frequently Asked Questions

 

G - H - I

General Permit Program (City Departments and Franchised Utilities Only)

Growth Watch

Hazardous Materials Permit - Above Ground Storage Tanks (AST)  (Austin Fire Department) This link takes you to an external page

Hazardous Materials Storage Permit - Underground Storage Tanks (UST)

Homeowner Registration (See Service Center)

Homeowner's Permit

Industrial Waste (Austin Water) This link takes you to an external page

Inspections

Inspections - Building (See Building Inspections)

Inspections - Environmental (See Environmental Inspections)

Inspections - Noise & Amplified Sound Enforcement (See Noise & Amplified Sound Enforcement Inspections)

Inspections - Site & Subdivision (See Site and Subdivision Inspections)

Inspections - Utility Cut (See Utility Cut Inspections)

 

L - M - N - O 

Land Development Information Services

Land Development Rule Postings

Land Management

Land Status Determination (See Land Use Review)

Land Use Review

Land Use Forms and Applications

License Agreements (See Land Management)

Mobility Services (Austin Transportation) This link takes you to an external page

Neighborhood Assistance Center

Noise & Amplified Sound Enforcement Inspections

Occupant Load Card

Online Tools

Outdoor Music Venue Permit

Outdoor Seating and Retail Programs

 

P - R

Permit Administration (modify, extend, reactivate, withdraw existing permits - See Service Center)

Permit - Commercial Building (See Commercial Building Plan Review)

Permit - Residential Building (See Residential Building Plan Review)

Permit - Standalone & Trades (See Service Center)

Permitting and Development Center (PDC)

Pools/Spas/Water Features - Public/Semi-Public (Austin Public Health) This link takes you to an external page

Pools/Uncovered Deck Permit (See Residential Building Plan Review)

Process Flowcharts

Property Profile

Records and Research

Relocation

Reports

Residential Building Plan Review

Residential Design & Compatibility Standards

Resources

Right of Way Encroachments (See Land Management)

Right of Way Management (Austin Transportation) This link takes you to an external page

Right of Way Permits (Austin Transportation) This link takes you to an external page

Right of Way Vacation / Street & Alley (See Land Management)

 

S

Service Center (Existing Permits, New Standalone & Trade Permits, Contractor & Homeowner Registrations)

Sewage / Septic Tanks (Austin Water) This link takes you to an external page

Sign Permits

Site and Subdivision Inspections

Site Plans (See Land Use Forms and Applications)

Small Cell Permits

SMART Housing (See Development Incentives and Agreements - Housing and Planning) This link takes you to an external page

Stakeholder & Community Engagement

Standalone Permits (See Service Center)

Storm Water (Watershed Protection) This link takes you to an external page

Subdivision Review / Land Status Determination (See Land Use Review)

 

T - Z 

Taps and Meters (Austin Water) This link takes you to an external page

Technical Criteria Manuals

Temporary Certificate of Occupancy (TCO)

Temporary Use Permit (PDF) This link opens a PDF document

Tools (See Online Tools)

Trade Permits (See Service Center)

Trees (City Arborist) 

Utility Cut Inspections

Underground Storage Tank (UST) Construction Permit

Understanding the Development Process

Volume Builder Program

Water and Wastewater Service (Austin Water) This link takes you to an external page

Water Quality Review and Drainage Engineering Review

Zoning Verification Letter (See Land Use Review)