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Special Event Ordinance: Rules Process

Austin Center for Events held special information sessions for stakeholders on the rules process for the Special Events Ordinance. The proposed rules have been posted for 30-day public comment period. Comments are due by January 18, 2019. Check out the proposed rules below.

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Special Events Ordinance

City Council passed the Special Event Ordinance on May 10, 2018 with some amendments made by Mayor Pro Tem, Kathie Tovo. Here are the amendments that were made.

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2015 AMP White Paper

In 2015, AMP released recommendations the City can make to benefit the music industry at large.

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Austin Center for Events Guidebook

This guidebook helps assists event organizers through the city permitting process by providing requirements and guidelines necessary to produce a special event in the City of Austin.


 

Austin Center for Events

specialevents@austintexas.gov

Austin Center for Event's Department Contact Information 

Music & Entertainment Division of the City of Austin
music@austintexas.gov
(512) 974-1000

 

Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) Office of Special Events (OSE) 
reservations@austintexas.gov
512-974-6797

 

Austin Transportation Department Special Events
TransportationSpecialEvents@austintexas.gov
512-974-6501

 

Public Assembly Code Enforcement
Chair - Lt. Tom Sweeney, Austin Police Department
512-974-5429
Vice Chair - Paul Tomasovic, Austin Code
512-974-2738

 

Austin Public Health
Environmental Health Services Division
Lori Murphy, Special Permitting Unit Supervisor
512-978-0300

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Austin Fire Department Special Events
AFDSpecialEvents@austintexas.gov

 


Austin Police Department Special Events
APDSpecialEvents@austintexas.gov
 512-974-5032

 


Austin-Travis County EMS Special Events
ATCEMS.SpecialEvents@austintexas.gov
512-972-1044

 

Building and Structure
Tony Hernandez, tony.Hernandez@austintexas.gov
512-974-1230

 



Austin Resource Recovery
512-974-7197

 

Photo credit: Charles Reagan Hackleman, Jordan Hefler, David Brendan Hall