Residential Permitting

All projects

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

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

Not your project? Check out our general process overview.

General process

A detailed look into the residential permitting process in the City of Austin