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Application for Plan Review

Please read all submittal requirements (both general AND type-specific) prior to submitting your plans. Incomplete submittals will be returned to the applicant and can delay review time.

  • Plans are reviewed in the order in which they are received, with the exception of special requests for an expedited review from City of Pflugerville or Travis County ESD No. 2 administrative personnel.
  • All submittals shall conform to the 2015 International Fire Code.
  • Plans will be reviewed for compliance with codes and standards adopted by Travis County ESD No. 2. Also, plans will be reviewed for compliance with administrative rules and information bulletins published by Travis County ESD No. 2.

Please follow the below steps when applying and paying for your plan file review. If you have any questions, please call our non-emergency number at (512) 251-2801 during regular business hours, or email us at [email protected].


Step 1. Complete Application

Complete the online Application for Plan Review and Acceptance Testing form below.

Step 2. Jurisdictional Verification

Our personnel will verify that your project address (as listed on the Application Form) is physically located within Travis County ESD No. 2 jurisdictional boundaries.

Step 3. Payment of Fees

After the jurisdictional verification is complete, we will contact you to take your payment of the plan review fees. Payment may be made over the phone by credit card, or in person by check, money order, or credit card.

Step 4. Submit Plans

Once your application and payment are received, Travis County ESD No. 2 staff will send you an email containing a link at which you will upload your plans.

  • PRIOR TO SUBMITTING YOUR PLANS, please review the complete requirements for electronic plan submittals.
  • For plan submittals which DO comply with codes, standards, and rules, Travis County ESD No. 2 personnel will issue an approval letter. A comment letter will be issued for submittals which DO NOT comply with adopted codes, standards, and rules.
  • For plan submittals on projects within unincorporated Travis County, and all fire protection system plan submittals, Travis County ESD No. 2 personnel will issue approval and/or comment letters directly to the owner’s agent, as listed on the plan review application.
  • For submittals on projects within the City of Pflugerville, Travis County ESD No. 2 Risk Reduction personnel will issue approval and/or comment letters to the City contact, as listed on the transmittal letter received from the City. (When possible, Travis County ESD No. 2 personnel will review submittals for city projects within the review timeframe established by the City of Pflugerville.)

Application for Plan Review and Acceptance Testing

An application must be accompanied with the required fees. The plan review fee for alarm and suppression systems includes acceptance testing. Reviews and inspections cannot be conducted until the required fees are received. We accept credit cards, money orders or checks. Please make your money order or check payable to Travis County ESD No. 2. If paying by credit card, please call our non-emergency number (512) 251-2801 during regular business hours to make your payment.
Cash payments will not be accepted.

* Denotes a required field.

* Special Projects: Special projects would include food truck courts, flea markets and other projects which fall outside the scope of the normal building permit process.
* Automatic Extinguishing System: This fee is applicable for the installation of kitchen suppression systems, clean agent systems, dry chemical systems protecting existing spray booths and similar type of installations. A separate permit is required for each system. .
* Fire System Acceptance: This fee is applicable for modifications to existing sprinkler systems involving the installation and/or relocation of not more than 20 sprinkler heads. This fee is also applicable to modifications of existing fire alarm systems involving the installation and/or relocation of not more than 10 devices.
* Fire Standpipe System: This fee is applicable for standalone standpipe systems. The fee for combination sprinkler/standpipe risers will be covered by the fire sprinkler permit fee. For a combination system an additional fee for the standpipe system will not be required.
* Fire Pump: This fee is applicable in addition to the fee for the fire sprinkler or standpipe system.
* High-Piled Storage: Installation of racks and other storage defined as high-piled combustible storage in the fire code.
* Paint/Powder Coating Booth: Installation of spray and powder coating equipment utilizing combustible and/or flammable materials.

AUTHORITY AND PURPOSE: Review of the plan(s) for the project specified above are for the purpose of ensuring that improvements are designed, implemented and constructed in accordance with Fire Code in Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2. Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2 is authorized by State law to assure compliance with, and enforcement of the regulations and codes which promote the health and safety of those persons within the territory of Travis County Emergency Services District No. 2.