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Development Services Documents & Forms

Development Services

Notice: You can pay all your Development Services Fees online by following the link below – use Bureau Code 4963827. We now accept credit cards and electronic checks (ACH).

Pay Online:

Please find our online application guide below under Documents.


To review and submit any application, please visit Please click on “Customer Portal” and select the State (Texas) and Jurisdiction (Hays County), followed by “GO”. Once on the Hays County page, click on “Apply Online For A Permit” or “Apply Online For Planning and Zoning”. NOTE: All PDF Applications are for reference only, no paper applications will be accepted by the department.

  1. 9-1-1 Address Application      
  2. 9-1-1 Address Application Instructions
  3. Development Authorization Application
  4. Food Establishment Application
  5. Mobile Food Establishment Application
  6. On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) Application
  7. Subdivision Application (fillable)
  8. 9-1-1 Street Name Review Application
  9. 9-1-1 Address Verification Form
  10. 2023 Fixed Food Establishment Renewal Application
  11. 2023 Mobile Food Establishment Renewal Application


Fixed and mobile food establishment renewals (#10 and #11 above) must be filled out and e-mailed back to Development Services. They are not available online for submission. 



  1. Hays County Development Regulations
  2. Hays County On-Site Sewage Facility Regulations
  3. Hays County Food Establishment Regulations
  4. 30 TAC 285 (On-Site Sewage Facilities)
  5. 25 TAC 228 (Texas Food Establishment Regulations)


  1. 9-1-1 Address Verification Form
  2. Certified Food Manager Program Information
  3. Hays County Fee Schedule (Updated May 2023)
  4. Development and OSSF Example Document Sheet
  5. OSSF Designer List (2023)
  6. Engineering & Surveyor Consultant List (2023)
  7. OSSF Installer List (2023)
  8. OSSF Maintenance Provider List (2023)
  9. Online Application Guide
  10. On-Site Sewage Facility (OSSF) Maintenance Affidavit
  11. Refund Request Form (fillable)
  12. Floodplain Engineer List (2023)
  13. Revised Preliminary Plan Application Checklist
  14. Preliminary Plan Application Checklist
  15. Plat Application Checklist
  16. Plat Application Checklist (Following a Preliminary Plan)
  17. Manufactured Home Rental Community (MHRC) Application Checklist
  18. Traffic Impact Analysis Acknowledgement
  19. Precinct Commissioner Acknowledgement Form
  20. Utility Acknowledgement Form
  21. Endangered Species Act Acknowledgement Form
Hays County