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New: If applying for an Exception or Exemption under Emergency Ordinances 2018-1 and 2018-2, use the forms from the Building Bastrop Development Process page HERE.


Additional: Planning & Development is seeking input on the proposed subdivision ordinance.

  • An overview of changes is available
  • The full text is available HERE
  • Subdivision presentation available HERE

Please send comments and feedback to plan@cityofbastrop.org with the subject: Subdivision Comments

Building Forms

Please print, complete, and submit to the City of Bastrop Planning Department at 1311 Chestnut Street (drop off location), P.O. Box 427 (mailing address), Bastrop, Texas 78602. Hard copy and digital submittals are required for all applications.

For inspection information, click HERE


  • Building Permit Application Packet - includes additional info for a new build
  • Building Permit Application
  • Floodplain Permit Application - needed for any work proposed in the floodplain, in addition to the building permit application
  • Historic Landmark Commission (HLC) Application
  • Moving Building Application Packet - needed when moving a building into, throughout, or out of the City
  • Sign Application - needed for all temporary or permanent signs
  • Septic Application
  • Trade Permit Application - for electric, plumbing, mechanical, irrigation, or roofing work


New Construction


  • Residential Remodel
  • Commercial Remodel
  • Electrical Needs
  • HLC Certificate of Appropriateness

Authorization Forms

Additional Forms and Information

Bastrop Power and Light (BP&L) 

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