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Apply for Permits Online

​LCRA is now using MyGovernmentOnline permit and inspection software for Highland Lakes Watershed Ordinance permits and approvals.  The software will expedite application submittal, plan review and inspections for development, quarry/mine and utility permit applications, written notifications, and subdivision reviews.

Applicants will be able to:

  • Apply online for permits, subdivision reviews and verification of permit exemptions.
  • Pay reinspection and plan revision fees online with Visa® or MasterCard.
  • Submit plans, surveys and other documents in PDF format.
  • Track application progress up to permit issuance or other approval.
  • View and print copies of documents from LCRA.
  • Request inspections online.
  • View and print completed inspection reports.
  • Receive real-time email notifications when an inspection is completed.​

Click on the “Help” link here to find instructions on how to create a free MyGovernmentOnline
customer portal account.

For help using MyGovernmentOnline software, call 866-957-3764, option 1.

If you do not choose to file applications online, application forms and checklists can be downloaded and submitted by mail to:

LCRA Water Quality
P.O. Box 220
Austin, TX 78767-0220

Applications may also be submitted at LCRA’s offices at 3700 Lake Austin Blvd., Austin, TX 78703.

Development permit application
Notification of no permit required form
Permit Application/Service Request Refund Policy

Contact our offices for forms for other project types by calling 512-578-2324 or emailing [email protected]