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:

Planning Department

Welcome to the City of Bastrop Planning 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.



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.


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

  • 2018 International Building Code (IBC) familyadopted in full except as modified in the Bastrop Code of Ordinances Chapter 3 - Building Regulations, including:
  • 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)
Bastrop Power & Light and City Standards

General Information


Trey Job, CPM

Assistant City Manager of Community Development


Jennifer C. Bills, AICP, LEED AP

Assistant Planning Director

Allison Land

Senior Planner and GIS Coordinator

Nicole Peterson

Planning Technician




Vivianna Andres

Development Coordinator


Shirley Ellis, CBO

Building Official

Debra Adams

Permit Technician


How are we doing? Fill out our Department 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.