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Travis County Code Development Requirements

Applying for a Development Permit
Travis County TNR accepts applications for development via a web-based portal at MyPermitNow.

LCRA Highland Lakes Watershed Ordinance (HLWO)
Travis County has adopted by reference the LCRA Technical Manual as criteria governing storm water management in the county’s western watersheds.

City of Austin Environmental Criteria Manual (ECM)
Travis County has adopted by reference the City of Austin Environmental Criteria Manual as technical guidelines governing storm water management in the county’s eastern watersheds.

County Attorney Environmental Enforcement

Requirements for Storm Water Pollution Prevention

Travis County TNR is required by federal and state law to ensure that development in the unincorporated areas of Travis County adheres to storm water pollution prevention plan (SWP3) requirements. To implement these requirements, applicants must provide either a SWP3 Summary or a SWP3 Summary along with the SWP3.

Overview of SWP3
SWP3 Summary Form
SWP3 Summary Form Instructions

Storm Water Management Inter Local Agreements

Travis County has entered into cooperative agreements with several local jurisdictions to address regulatory roles in areas of shared jurisdiction. These agreements help ensure staff and programs cover all areas and eliminates unnecessary overlap.

Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA)

City of Austin

City of Pflugerville

County Attorney Environmental Enforcement

County Storm Water Management Program (SWMP) documents

First Term Permit Documents

Second-Term Permit Documents

Third-Term Permit Documents

Authority from 2009 Texas Legislature
Texas Local Government Code, Title 13, Subtitle C, Chapter 573, Section 573.001 - Authority of Certain Counties and Districts to Regulate Storm Water Management

TCEQ Storm Water General Permits
This TCEQ webpage has access all currently issued storm water related general permits associated with small urban areas, industrial activities, and construction activities

Federal Links & Resources

Storm Water Management in Texas

Additional Local and Regional Links

Storm water Resources

Emily Ackland
Environmental Quality Program Manager

Weekdays: 8:00-5:00
(512) 854-9383

Environmental Hotline
(512) 854-4400

Contact information

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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