Special Events Ordinance and Administrative Rules Development
City Council adopted the special events ordinance on May 10, 2018. The modified proposed SEO rules were adopted on February 25, 2019. Austin Center for Events (ACE) began processing event applications under the new ordinance on April 1, 2019. A community panel will evaluate the effectiveness of the ordinance for one year.
Read the adopted ordinance here
Read the adopted rules, including staff response to public comments, here.
View the Notice of Decision on Appeal of Adopted Rule here.
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