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Transportation Department

Driveway and Utility Permits

Welcome to the Hays County Transportation Department. This division is responsible for maintaining and improving County roads, County road signs and right-of-way areas. The main office is located on Yarrington Road between the cities of Kyle and San Marcos. Equipment and material yards are also located in San Marcos, Kyle, Wimberley and Dripping Springs.

The following criteria must be met for a road to fall under the Department’s supervision:

  1. The road is not within a corporate/city boundary.
  2. It does not have an FM (Farm-to-Market), RR (Ranch Road), RM (Ranch-to-Market), LP (Loop), IH (Interstate Highway) or SH (State Highway) designation.
  3. It is not a privately maintained road.
  4. It is in a subdivision where the developer has met County road standards and thereby has given the maintenance rights to the County, which has accepted them.

For any other roadway or right-of-way issues, please contact:

Transportation Division

Mailing address: P.O. Box 906, San Marcos, Texas 78667
Shipping/physical address: 2171 Yarrington Road, Kyle, Texas 78640
Phone: 512-393-7385, Fax: 512-393-7393
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Please note: The Texas Department of Transportation is responsible for maintaining bridges in Hays County and can be contacted at

Stormwater and MS4 Program

Hays County is subject to the requirements of the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) General Permit No. TXR040000. In general, since the County does not own a water or wastewater system, our requirements are related to development – specifically stormwater runoff. The County developed and implemented a stormwater management program (SWMP) that includes pollution prevention measures, treatment or removal techniques, monitoring, use of legal authority, and other appropriate measures to control the quality of storm water discharged to the storm drains and thence to waters of the United States.

Read more about the Hays County Stormwater and MS4 program here.

Mission Statement

We provide the citizens of Hays County a safe, effective and cost-efficient system of County roads. We address our citizens’ concerns for the environment and quality of life in planning and maintaining the road system. We work with other County departments and political subdivisions to provide well- managed and customer-oriented government services.

Hays County Transportation Plan

Visit this page to learn more.

Transportation Director
Jerry Borcherding, P.E.

2171 Yarrington Rd.
Kyle, Texas 78640



Roadway Design, Paving and Drainage Improvement Specifications

Hays County