The purpose of the Development Services Department is to provide comprehensive development review and inspection services to build a better Austin together.
CLOSURE NOTICE: The Development Services Department will be closing at 2:00 PM on Friday, September 30, 2016.
The Service Center will stop signing in customers at 1:00 PM. Normal operating hours will resume on Monday, October 3, 2016.
Use the interactive center to search for information on land development cases, residential and commercial building plan reviews, permits and inspections, or conduct development business with the City.
The Building Inspection Division (BID) performs construction related inspections for residential and commercial buildings within the City limits, and electrical and plumbing services in the extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ).