Travis County Commissioners Court approved a moratorium on accepting new applications under this program on July 30, 2019. On May 26, 2020, the Travis County Commissioners Court approved lifting the moratorium on Chapter 28 applications specifically to accept the Tesla application. The County will begin working on a revised policy in 2020.

The current Chapter 28 Economic Development Incentives policy forms part of the Travis County Code.

Summary of Economic Development Agreements

Rebates

Planning & Budget

700 Lavaca, Suite #1560
Austin, Texas 78701 (Map)

Jessica Rio, County Executive for PBO

Travis Gatlin, Budget Director

Diana Ramirez, EDSI Director

Budget Staff

EDSI Staff

Phone: (512) 854-9106
Fax: (512) 854-4210

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 3.6 PERCENT AND WILL RAISE TAXES FOR MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS ON A $100,000 HOME BY APPROXIMATELY $11.00.
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