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Development Services

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We help homeowners, business owners, and contractors ensure compliance with applicable city and building codes when they build, demolish, remodel or perform any type of construction. Every development project is unique and has different requirements. That's why we are here to help you. Together, we'll build a better and safer Austin!

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Do Business online

Do Business Online with AB+C Portal

Manage permit applications, schedule inspections, submit payments, and more. Use the public search feature to research permit and case histories.

Find Property

Find Property Information with Online Tools

Access interactive maps, notification options, logical wizards, search resources, and other tools that simplify your search for property information.

Apply for Permit

Types of Permits

Explore the types of permits available for land development, residential and commercial building, technical trades, business uses, and events.

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Schedule Inspections

Learn about scheduling an inspection online or by phone, find your inspector, and understand your responsibilities related to inspections.

Service Center

Service Center

Activate or modify approved permits, apply for standalone trade permits, register and link to permits, and manage billing and escrow accounts.

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Visit the PDC

The City of Austin Permitting and Development Center is now open. Schedule an appointment and find hours, directions, parking information, and more.