Development Services

Address Assignments

(512) 581-4243

Bastrop County issues 9-1-1 address assignments to the unincorporated (rural) areas of Bastrop County.  For public safety purposes, it's crucial each inhabitable residential and commercial structure to be assigned a valid and unique address.

Request an Address Assignment

A property owner, or their authorized agent, may initiate an address assignment request through the Bastrop County MyGovernmentOnline (MGO) portal (click here to open MGO Customer Help Guide) or by delivering a completed Development Application to the County's Development Services Department at 211 Jackson Street, Bastrop, Texas 78602. 


The following information and documents are necessary to complete the application:

  • Property Owner Information: Name, mailing address, daytime phone number and email address.
  • Property DescriptionBastrop CAD property ID number, legal description and number of acres.
  • Development Information: List of existing building(s), details of new/proposed buildings including classification, construction, foundation, size, and number of: floors, apartments/suites, bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchens.
  • Proof of Ownership (such as a deed).
  • Survey and Plat (If Applicable)
  • Site or Plot Plan: A diagram with clear property lines that shows the location (by measurements or latitude/longitude) of each existing and new/proposed structure and the driveway (from a named road).

Please note, the issuance of a rural address is dependent upon the location of the driveway.  In order for a new address to be determined the precise location of the driveway must be known.  In addition, exact location information it's essential to accurately map each addressed site/structure for 9-1-1 call takers, dispatchers, emergency service responders and public safety.

An address assignment is provided at no cost; however, compliance with development related regulations (i.e.: DevelopmentDrivewayOn-Site Sewage FacilityFloodplain, and Land Division/Subdivision, etc.) is required.  Click here to visit the Bastrop County Development Services webpage for information on development related permits and regulations.


Pre-addressing of Platted Subdivision

Click here for information on subdivisions which qualify for the pre-assignment of addresses.
A subdivision that is ineligible for pre-addressing may submit an application for an address assignment on an individual lot basis by following instructions in the Request an Address Assignment section on this page.

Confirm Existing Address Assignment

Use the "Address Lookup" interactive map application to search for address assignments which were valid at the time the data was uploaded (approximately one time a month).  The user can search by the address, owner name, or BCAD parcel identification number.  If up-to-the-minute address information is needed, follow the below instructions to request written confirmation of an existing address assignment.
To request written confirmation of an existing address assignment submit an Address Verification Request Form to  Be prepared to provide detailed description of the location so it can be located and the address assignment accurately identify.  Descriptive information includes:

Submit only one request per address. Submittal of multiple requests can slow service to you and others.

Display the County Assigned Address
Knowing and displaying a valid address helps 9-1-1, dispatchers, and emergency service responders find the correct location in the event of an emergency.
  • Is your number up?
  • Help us help you!
  • Know Your Location.
  • Display the County assigned address.
As a public service, Bastrop County offers low cost 9-1-1 Address Signs.
Order a County 9-1-1 Address Sign today!


Reserve a Street Name
To reserve street name(s) the subdivision plat applicant, property owner, or owner's authorized agent must follow requirements outlined in the Bastrop County Road Name Procedures and submit a written request to addressing@co.bastrop.tx.usRural Roads:  For roads located wholly or partially in the unincorporated area of the county, proposed name(s) which meet the County Road Naming Standards shall be reserved and submitted to Commissioners Court for consideration and possible action.  City Streets:  County review of name(s) for street(s) within a municipality's full purpose city limits is restricted to the identification of duplicate/sound-alike name(s) for avoidance purposes.

Before submitting a request to reserve street name(s), use the below Street Name Checker tool to identify duplicate and similar-sounding names.  Such names can cause confusion and are prohibited by the County Road Naming Standards.  This tool compares the name entered against existing street names in Bastrop County.  Note, this tool is the first of several steps of the review process utilized by 9-1-1 Addressing.

 Street Name Checker
 Search for duplicate and phonetically similar street names in Bastrop County.