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Businesses applying for a liquor license/beer permit from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission are required to obtain the City Clerk's signature on their TABC form after completing the permitting process.

The Austin City Code and City Charter are available online through the Municode website.

Businesses and individuals doing business with the City need to file conflict of interest questionnaires with the City Clerk's office when a relevant conflict exists. The filed forms are online for public access.

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

The Office of the City Clerk is responsible for managing municipal elections and has a variety of resources for both the general public and candidates running for office.

See answers to frequently asked questions that property owners or residents may have about how to petition the City of Austin under Senate Bill 2038 (SB 2038) to request that their property be released from the City's extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ).

Access information about the City of Austin's Boards and Commissions, including meeting documents, members, and meeting locations.

Access the Council Meeting Information Center to access information about the City Council, its meetings and its entities.

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.

Lobbyists must register with the City Clerk’s office. The office keeps a list of all registered lobbyists and their clients available for public use.

The City is pleased to recognize the people, programs, and events that make Austin unique by issuing proclamations and other recognitions. NOTE:  Requests made through the Proclamation and Recognition Request Form are for recognitions by the City of Austin mayor, not the State of Texas and its governor.

The City Clerk will post public notices, including Rule Postings, Election Notices, Firefighter, Police Officer, and EMS Personnel Civil Service Commission Notices, and other public notices.

The public can participate in a council meeting in two ways – through general public communication or by speaking on specific agenda items.

Use this resource to access public records found in the Office of the City Clerk including council-approved records, municipal election documents, and municipal utility district documents.

The City of Austin's technical criteria manuals are available online through the Municode website.

Any communications posted on the City Council Message Board will be retained for a minimum of 6 years.