Have a particular project in mind? Check out our detailed guides to permitting some common Austin residential projects.





A simple, enclosed structure that is physically detached from your house and will be used for storage

interior remodel


Interior Remodel

The process of fixing or updating appearance or functionality within an existing home without adding or removing square footage




A platform-like structure without walls, often made of planks, that no one will live on and is typically used for lounging and gathering




Process for converting an attached porch, carport or garage into interior living space

general process


General Process

Don't see your project above? Check out our general process overview — a detailed look into the residential permitting process in the City of Austin.