Dear HBA Members and Friends,
Governor Abbott recognizes construction is a core economic driver, BUT
Builders MUST to adhere to social distancing protocols:
No more than 10 people at a site with 6 feet in between
Clear the site for inspections to limit exposure risks
City and County Updates
Hopefully you received our email updates on Monday and Tuesday. We are in the process of posting all of this information online and will provide that link when available.
Austin & Travis Counties
The office is closed but staff are available via email or phone. Inspections will continue as scheduled and the inspector has the discretion to ask that sites be cleared prior to inspections.
Inspections will continue despite the City offices being closed, but no one may be present on site during inspections.
After 3/19/20, meetings will be held over the phone or via Skype. For application submittals, a drop off box will be placed outside the Mc Connico Building. Inspections will continue as scheduled, but all communication with inspectors must be via phone or email.
Offices are closed to the public, but business will still be conducted online or via telephone. For questions or any other business, including to request road repairs and maintenance, please email
or call 512-943-3330.
FREE Webinar for HBA Members
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TAB’S Resource Page
TAB has set up a one-stop resource center of helpful information, website links, videos, PDFs and other resources on the coronavirus.
Other Important Information
Beware of SPAM Emails
- Scammers are using phishing emails to profit from the coronavirus outbreak.
- Do not open emails from unknown email addresses. You can inspect a link by hovering your mouse button over the URL to see where it leads
- Do not click on any suspicious attachments
- Beware of online requests for personal information like your social security number
- Check the email address or link.
- Watch for spelling and grammatical mistakes
- Avoid emails that insist you act now
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