The City of Austin does not require filmmakers to get a “film permit” before filming in our city; however, specific permits may be required under specific circumstances.
Permits are necessary when
You can find information about how to apply for these specific permits, as well as contact information for the relevant departmental liaisons, listed on the City Department Contacts page.
If you have a question about applying for permits, or cannot find the necessary liaison, contact Jim Butler at 512-974-6318.
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