We are land use consultants providing zoning, permitting, subdivision, municipal review, lobbying, and other consulting services across central and south Texas.



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Masterplan Austin adds local knowledge and experience to our already extensive expertise & network of connections

Established and varied relationships as well as a deep understanding of local regulations and procedures are absolute requirements when navigating issues of land use.

Austin is one of Texas’ main growth hubs and economic epicenters, where businesses are exposed to robust opportunities and growth potential. An absolute requirement for taking advantage of these opportunities is a partner, like Masterplan, that has a deep understanding of local regulations and procedures. We have more than a decade of experience in the Austin area and a large network of connections to draw from.

Our clients include land developers, brokers, architects, civil engineering firms, utility companies, large corporations, small businesses, individuals, and even municipalities themselves.  We work with everyone “in the business,” which helps us quickly and expertly come to a resolution to achieve your specific goals.

Zoning, Land Use, and Lobbying

Zoning in Austin, TX can be extremely complicated to navigate, and change is normally met with resistance at the governmental level. Masterplan has decades of experience working through many complicated zoning issues, from interpreting standards to lobbying for change. We have done it all. Masterplan’s vast network of connections in municipal government and the private sector makes us uniquely suited to advocate for your zoning project.

Permitting and Licensing

Need a building permit in Austin, TX? Masterplan can manage and expedite the process of obtaining commercial site permits and building permits throughout central and south Texas, including the City of Austin, City of San Antonio, and the Houston area. Masterplan Austin also provides assistance with special permits your business may need, including TABC alcohol licensing. Let us navigate the permitting process so you can obtain the approvals you need with the greatest ease possible.

Municipal Services

Our experienced consultants and collaborative approach enable Masterplan to help resolve complex issues facing local communities with the goal of building world-class cities and well-planned communities. We are available to help your municipality fulfill its development and regulatory interests in the short or long term. Our services provide a cost-effective solution tailored to each municipality’s needs and budget.