Transportation & Natural Resources

Permits

Development Services

To Obtain a Basic Development Permit

A Travis County Basic Development Permit is required for all development outside corporate city limits in Travis County. Development is defined as any man-made changes to improved or unimproved real estate, including but not limited to structures or other buildings, mining, dredging, filling, grading, paving, excavation or drilling operations.

PLEASE NOTE: Our offices have recently moved. Documentation and forms may still contain our previous contact information; please refer to the contact information at the bottom of this page. Thank you.

All new or altered commercial and/or public buildings must meet the Travis County Fire Code's standards and must be permitted by the Travis County Fire Marshal's Office

In addition to Travis County Code, development permit applications are expected to comply with other applicable health and safety laws and regulations prior to the approval of Travis County development permits. Please complete and attach the checklist below to all development permit applications.

We encourage applicants to apply online via MyPermitNow.org.

For more information please email us at Travis_County.Permits@co.travis.tx.us or call (512) 854-4215.
Our physical and mailing address:
Travis County TNR
700 Lavaca Street, 5th Floor, Suite 540
P.O. Box 1748
Austin, Texas 78701
Attn: Permits

Permits Counter hours are 8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.

 


Last Modified: Monday, June 10, 2013 5:51 PM

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