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This is not an official version of the Travis County Code and may be inaccurate. Use is for reference purposes only. Commissioners Court Minutes (Travis County Clerk's Office) maintains the official paper record copy of the Travis County Code.

County Code - Searchable

Search and read the entire Travis County Code or look each chapter as a PDF below.

You can see the historic land use ordinances using the Code Archives tool.  Note: Land Development chapters in Title 2 are the only chapters for which historic versions are available online.  If you need a past version of a non-land use chapter, contact Commissioners Court Minutes.

County Code - by Title, Subtitle, and Chapter

Title 1: Administrative Code

Title 2: Ordinances & Regulations

Title 30: Travis County/City of Austin Subdivision Code for Extraterritorial Jurisdiction to Land Use

This is not an official version of the Travis County Code and may be inaccurate. Use is for reference purposes only. Commissioners Court Minutes (Travis County Clerk's Office) maintains the official paper record copy of the Travis County Code. County Code - Searchable Search and read the entire Travis County Code or look each chapter as a PDF below. You can see the historic land use ordinances using the Code Archives tool.  Note: Land Development chapters in Title 2 are the only chapters for which historic versions are available online.  If you need a past version of a non-land use chapter, contact Commissioners Court Minutes. County Code - by Title, Subtitle, and Chapter Title 1: Administrative Code Subtitle 1: Commissioners Court & Code Chapter 1 Commissioners Court Rules of Procedure Chapter 2 Code Interpretation, Amendment, and Publication Chapter 3 Financial Disclosure Reporting System Subtitle 2: Finance & Risk Management Chapter 22 Debt Policy Chapter 23 Investment Policy and Procedures Chapter 24 Reserves and Fund Balance Policy Chapter 27 Accounting for Capital Assets Chapter 28 Economic Development Incentives Chapter 29 Audit Rules for Emergency Services Districts Chapter 31 Risk Management Chapter 32 Purchasing Rules Chapter 33 Ethics Policy Chapter 38 Environmentally Preferable Purchasing Chapter 40 Sale or Lease of Advertising Space Chapter 41 Sale and Lease of County Real Property Subtitle 3: Internal Support Services Chapter 42 County Records Chapter 43 Television Policies Chapter 46 Printing Chapter 56 Out-of-County and Optional Autopsies Subtitle 5: Human Resources Chapter 109 Policies for Employees who Work for Commissioners Court Chapter 110 Employee Policies (all employees) Chapter 112 Affirmative Action Plan for Equal Employment Opportunity Chapter 113 ADA Grievance Procedures Chapter 114 Classification and Cash Compensation Chapter 115 Drug and Alcohol Policy Chapter 116 Family and Medical Leave Chapter 117 Employee Health Benefit Fund Rule Chapter 120 HIPAA Compliance Program Subtitle 6: Technology & Equipment Chapter 130 Vehicle and Equipment Safety Policy Chapter 134 Vehicle/Heavy Equipment Replacement Policy Chapter 135 Information Technology Systems Chapter 139 Mobile Electronic Devices Chapter 140 Use of County-Owned Passenger Vehicles Subtitle 8: Building Management Chapter 157 Tobacco-Free Campus Chapter 161 Parking Chapter 171 Speech Activities on County Premises Chapter 173 Service Animals at County Facilities Title 2: Ordinances & Regulations Subtitle 11: Fire & Emergency Chapter 201 Fire Code Subtitle 12: Parks & Cultural Resources Chapter 230 Cemetery Maintenance Policy Chapter 232 County Parks Chapter 238 Law Library Chapter 244 Facilities Licensing Discount Criteria Chapter 245 Exposition Center Subtitle 13: Health & Safety Chapter 247 Food Establishments Permits Chapter 249 Junkyards, Automotive Wrecking, and Salvage Yard Ordinance Chapter 250 Sexually Oriented Businesses Regulations Chapter 251 Regulations of Massage Parlors Chapter 252 Animal Control Regulations Chapter 253 Vector Control Program Chapter 255 Anatomical Gift Removal Policy Chapter 258 Sale of Alcoholic Beverages near Churches, Public Schools and Public Hospitals Chapter 260 Public Swimming Pools Chapter 261 Abatement of Public Nuisances, Junked Vehicles, & Litter Chapter 267 Discharge of Firearms near Schools Chapter 268 Sheriff’s Office Alarm System Rules Chapter 269 Sheriff’s Office Non-Consent Towing Policies Subtitle 14: Help & Housing Chapter 272 Basic Needs Assistance Program Policy Chapter 273 Indigent Funeral Services Policy Chapter 274 HHS Privacy Policies and Procedures Chapter 275 Relocation Assistance (Flood Buyout) Chapter 277 Affordable & Fair Housing Policy Chapter 278 CARES Act Rental and Mortgage Assistance to the online Travis County Code Chapter 279 Home Repair and Rehabilitation Services Subtitle 15: Environment Chapter 304 Prohibited Discharges, Enforcement Chapter 305 Environmental Policy Resolution Chapter 306 Valdez Principles Chapter 307 Conservation Plan Chapter 311 Waste Management Policy Chapter 312 Siting of Solid Waste Facilities Subtitle 17: Roads & Bridges Chapter 360 Litter on Highways Prohibited Chapter 383 Road District Policy and Procedure Chapter 384 Unaccepted Substandard Roadway Specifications Chapter 386 Overweight Vehicles and Loads Chapter 387 Permitted uses within the Right of Way (Roadside Markers) Subtitle 19: Land Development Chapter 448 Rules for On-Site Sewage Facilities Chapter 464 Regulations for Flood Plain Management Chapter 480 Residential Construction Standards Chapter 481 Public Improvement District Policy Chapter 482 Development Regulations Title 30: Travis County/City of Austin Subdivision Code for Extraterritorial Jurisdiction to Land Use Title 30 Title 30

TAX RATE: TRAVIS COUNTY ADOPTED A TAX RATE THAT WILL RAISE MORE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS THAN LAST YEAR’S TAX RATE. THE TAX RATE WILL EFFECTIVELY BE RAISED BY 3.5 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $10.39.

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