Online Tools


The Development Services Department has various online tools to help you search for development & permit-related information, sign in for service and pay fees, view geographic-related information, and receive development-related email notifications.

Do Business Online

Austin Build + Connect (AB+C)

Apply for building permits, schedule inspections, pay for permits, assign permits, etc.

Property Search

Public Search

AB+C can also be used to search for development & permitting cases. View search tips.

Property Profile

Search and download property information, view aerial images or street views, and run reports about properties.

Other Tools


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

Land Status Determination Wizard

Determine if a land status can be granted for a property

Occupant Load Calculator

Determine the capacity of a business 

Utility Service Archive

Searchable database of utility records pre-1996, useful for Land Status Determination applications. View search tips (PDF). Or download entire archive (CSV 22MB).



Community Registry

A tool for neighborhoods and others to be notified of land use issues in their area

Demolition Notifications 

Track demolition applications in your neighborhood or another defined area.

The Demolition Notification Tool is currently experiencing some technical difficulties. DSD is working hard to fix the issues. You may use the Development Tracker or Austin Build + Connect to keep abreast of demolition permits. If you need assistance with these tools, please contact the Neighborhood Assistance Center for guidance.

Development Tracker

Sign up for permit alerts based on criteria selections that are of interest to you.

Inspector Maps

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

GIS and Maps

Web Map Viewers


Emerging Projects

View projects (over 10 acres) planned or under construction. More information and other helpful links are available here.


GIS Data Downloads


Additional DSD GIS Tools

View maps and analysis of development and planning activities.