Development Services Fees


The Fee Schedule for FY 2023-24, which went into effect Oct. 1, 2023, kept event permitting and development-related fees flat, with few exceptions. It also includes the addition of fees for Code Compliance. Please visit the Austin Center for Events website to view fees related to special events and outdoor music venues.

FY 2023-24 Fee Schedules

Budget Resources

Explore the City of Austin FY 2023-24 Budget, view past annual budgets and learn more about the City's budgeting process with these resources.


Fee Studies


Fee Payment

The Development Services Department allows customers to pay bills online, in person, over the phone, or by mail. For more information, visit the Bill Payment and Cashier Services webpage.

Service Fee for Credit Card Payments (AB+C Portal): Customers choosing to pay via credit card will be charged a service fee of 2.35% ($2.00 minimum). The following fee-free options are available:

  • Pay online with a checking account (online bank draft/eCheck/ACH)
  • Pay in-person with a credit card for payments less than $10,000 (cannot accept payments over $10,000 in person via a credit card)
  • Pay in-person via cash or check

If you have questions, please call Austin 3-1-1, or email the Development Services Department