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.

What you will find on this page:


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

Do I Need A Permit? Wizard

This interactive wizard will help you identify if a permit or application is required from the Development Services Department (DSD), determine the next step in the development process for your project, and determine the appropriate DSD staff who can provide further assistance.

Land Status Determination Wizard

Determine if a land status can be granted for a property

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.

Use Development Tracker to create notifications about demolition applications. Detailed instructions are available on the Demolition Permit webpage. Reach out to the Neighborhood Assistance Center if you need help.

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, and Plumbing)

Environmental Inspectors Territory Map

Look up your Environmental Inspector by location:

GIS and Maps

Web Map Viewers

City of Austin interactive web maps


Emerging Projects

View projects (over 10 acres) planned or under construction. More information and other helpful links are available on the Emerging Projects webpage.


GIS Data Downloads

City of Austin GIS data and resources


Jurisdictions Web Map

Look up an address to see what jurisdiction it is located in.