Welcome - City of Bastrop, Texas
City of Bastrop, Texas is a unique blending of old and new. Nestled on the banks of the Colorado River, the historic district offers a delightful selection of shops and restaurants as well as B&B's. Nearby neighborhoods contain over 100 historic homes. Be sure to visit our historic Downtown. In February 2010, Bastrop was named a “Distinctive Destination” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and joins a roster of towns and cities across the nation accorded this honor—in recognition of the city’s work to preserve its historic character, promote heritage tourism, enhance the community and extend its welcome to others in enjoying its offerings.
City Contact Info
For all Police, Fire, and EMS Emergencies call 911.
For 24 hours Power and Water issues please call (512) 332-8830.
This includes power outages, water leaks, sewer issues, and water main beaks.
Announcements and News
AMI Replacement Program
The City of Bastrop has initiated a comprehensive water and electric meter conversion to an Advanced Meter Infrastructure (AMI) system that will replace approximately 5,700 meters throughout the City. Click Here for more information
Bastrop Parks Plan Community Survey
The City of Bastrop is updating its 2008 Parks and Open Space Master Plan. We want to make sure our parks system serves the needs of residents through high quality, accessible facilities and we need your help. Please take a few minutes to complete this survey letting us know your thoughts on the existing parks system and areas where improvements may be needed. Click here to open the Survey.
For more information or questions please contact Jason Alfaro at 512-332-8920 or at jalfaro@cityofbastrop.org
Form Based Code (FBC) Greater Downtown Information

Public Hearing before Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council

City Staff will hold official public hearings for consideration and adoption of the Greater Downtown Form Based Code (FBC) for the area bounded generally by Hawthorne Street to the North, Highway 95 to the East, College Street/Highway 71 to the South, and the Colorado River to the West. All meetings will be located at City Hall in the City Council Chambers, 1311 Chestnut Street.

  • Tuesday, February 17, 2015 – 6:00 PM the Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing continued to 
  • Thursday February 26, 2015 regularly scheduled Planning and Zoning Commission meeting - 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2015 – 6:30 PM the Bastrop City Council will conduct a public hearing and first reading
  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015 – 6:30 PM the Bastrop City Council will conduct a second reading (not a public hearing)
Questions/Information: Available @ City of Bastrop, Planning and Development 512-332-8840 or Online here.
Utility Customer Online Access
Review you utility account information, history, and make payments(s). Access the new and improved online portal. Direct any questions to (512) 332-8830. Any questions or concerns you may have after-hours will be answered on our next business day.
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