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Businesses applying for a liquor license/beer permit from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) are required to obtain the City Clerk’s signature on the TABC form. The signature is obtained after completing the permit process.

Permit Process in English

El Procesamiento de Permiso en Español

Access information about the City of Austin's boards and commissions including meeting documents, members, and meeting location.

The Austin City Code, City Charter, and Technical Criteria Manuals are available online through the Municode website

Under State Local Government Code Chapter 176, city vendors and local government officers are required to file Conflict of Interest Questionnaire (CIQ) Forms or Conflicts Disclosure Statement (CIS) Forms, respectively, when a relevant conflict exists.

Access the Council Meeting Information Center to find council meeting agendas and minutes, ordinances, resolutions, election documents, and more. This includes documents associated with Committees of Council, Council Corporations, and Intergovernmental Entities.

The Office of the City Clerk provides a database of candidates and voting statistics for the City's elections from 1840 to the present. Access it by candidate name or election date.

The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for managing municipal elections including serving as contract administrator for election services with Hays, Travis, and Williamson counties.

May 2024 Election

November 2024 Election

This list shows the mayors in Austin's history in reverse chronological order. It ends with Mayor Edwin Waller, who surveyed the original town site in 1839.

City Code Chapter 4-8 (Regulation of Lobbyists) requires a person to register as a lobbyist if the person meets the requirements outlined in §4-8-3.  In addition, a person who meets the registration requirements must file quarterly activity reports, pay the appropriate registration fee(s), and file a Notice of Termination upon termination of lobbying activities.

The City is pleased to recognize the people, programs, and events that make Austin unique by issuing proclamations and other recognitions.

You can participate in a council meeting in two ways:

  1. General Communication to Council
  2. Speak on Specific Agenda Items

Access public records found in the Office of the City Clerk including council-approved documents, municipal election documents, and municipal utility district documents.