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.
AB+C can also be used to search for development & permitting cases. View search tips.
Search and download property information, view aerial images or street views, and run reports about properties.
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).
A tool for neighborhoods and others to be notified of land use issues in their area
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.
Sign up for permit alerts based on criteria selections that are of interest to you.
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
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.