Contact Information

Office Hours: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


City Hall

1311 Chestnut Street

Bastrop, TX 78602


Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 427

Bastrop, TX 78602


Main Phone: (512) 332-8840


Schedule an Inspection: (512) 332-8848


Main Fax: (512) 332-8829

(Attention: Planning)


Informational Email:

Welcome to the City of Bastrop Planning and Development Department website!

Find information on development processes, building permits, signs, mobile food vending (food trucks), maps, long range planning, etc. Please contact the department prior to starting a project for guidance on how to reach the project's goals while being in compliance with the City codes.


Winter Weather Update: 

City Hall is open! Please apply for permits using MyGov as soon as possible. See the Emergency Permits page on the menu to the left for more information.


The City of Bastrop launched the MyGov Public Portal to connect citizens, businesses, developers, and builders to online services that have streamlined many of the City's processes. Click the banner above to view the portal and create your Collaborator account. All permits and meeting requests shall go through the MyGov portal.

Planning Staff

Trey Job, CPM

Assistant City Manager of Community Development

Jennifer C. Bills, AICP, LEED AP

Assistant Planning Director

Allison Land

Planner II and GIS Coordinator

Vivianna Andres

Development Coordinator

Nicole Peterson

Planning Technician

Building Staff

Shirley Ellis, CBO

Building Official

Debra Adams

Permit Technician


Preserving the past while facilitating growth and quality of life in harmony with the vision for the City of Bastrop's future.



To maximize community strengths and minimize weaknesses; protect property rights and enhance property values; anticipate growth and provide adequate public facilities and services; balance economic growth with quality of life issues; and avoid unmanageable concentrations or dispersal of population.

Current Codes


Stormwater Drainage Design Manual

Bastrop Building Block (B³) Code - subdivision, zoning, and sign code

B³ Technical Manual - additional specifications to support the B³ Code

Development Manual - Applications, Checklists, and process overviews for development

B³ Pattern Book - architectural standards that apply within the Iredell Historic District and recommended citywide

Master Transportation Plan Chapter 5 - covers street grid and major thoroughfares

Construction Standards Manualcovers general provisions and standards for utilities and paving

Tree Grate and Frame Standard Detail - standard for street trees in public sidewalks

2018 International Building Code (IBC) family, which includes:

  • 2018 International Plumbing Code (IPC)
  • 2018 International Mechanical Code (IMC)
  • 2018 International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC)
  • 2018 International Residential Code (IRC)
  • 2018 International Energy Code (IECC)**
  • 2018 International Green Construction Code (IGCC)
  • 2018 International Existing Building Code (IEBC)
  • adopted in full except as modified in the Bastrop Code of Ordinances Chapter 3 - Building Regulations.

2000 International Property Maintenance Code

2017 National Electric Code (NEC)

2018 International Swimming Pool and Spa Code 

2018 International Fire Code - with appendices B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, and N, except as modified in the Bastrop Code of Ordinances Chapter 5 - Fire Prevention and Protection

Bastrop Code of Ordinances


How are we doing? Fill out our Planning and Development Services Survey and let us know

The Mission of the City of Bastrop is to continuously strive to provide innovative and proactive services that enhance our authentic way of life to achieve our vision.