Submit Building Permits Electronically In Austin With Service First Permits
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AUSTIN TX BUILDING PERMITS
Online Building Permits in Austin, TX
The City of Austin has developed an online system that offers online building permits for both residential and commercial construction projects. Here, you will learn everything you need to know about ePermits in Austin, so that you can begin working right away.
When is an Austin ePermit Required?
When you decide to take on a construction project in Austin, then you will almost certainly require an online building permit. A building permit is required to erect, construct, enlarge, alter, repair, improve, remove, convert, move or demolish any building or structure within the City’s zoning jurisdiction or in certain Municipal Utility Districts.
All building plans must be reviewed and approved by Residential or Commercial Building Plan Review before a building permit and applicable trade permits are issued.
What happens after the permitted work has been completed?
Depending on the type of work that is permitted, an inspection is required. Once the permitted work is completed, a final inspection is required. Upon Final Inspection, a Certificate of Occupancy (CO) or Certificate of Compliance (CC) will be issued authorizing occupancy of the structure.
Do Electronic Building Permits in Austin Expire?
Permits remain active for 180 days but will expire on the 181st day if the project has not received an inspection, or after the date of the last inspection that shows progress towards completion of the project.
What To Do Once an Online Permit in Austin is Received?
Your permit must be printed out and posted somewhere visible from the public right of way on your work site before you begin your project.
Using an ePermit Expediter in Austin
Submitting an online building permit application in Austin that is incomplete or inaccurate can result in delays in the permit approval. This can hold back your project, while also costing you money if you need a re-inspection of the property.
Service First Permits has helped thousands of residents and contractors nationwide to create and submit everything needed for quick, easy permit approvals.
To get started on your project right away, contact our Austin, TX Electronic Building Permit Specialists.