Recreational, commercial and navigational use of waterways prohibited.
BE IT KNOWN:
Flooding has occurred from storms that began Wednesday, October 30, 2013.
These conditions have created high and swift waters, which combined with debris, has made the recreational, commercial, and navigational use of Barton Creek & Lady Bird Lake
within the City of Austin unsafe.
Under the Authority of Section 8-5-21 of the Austin City Code, I hereby determine that flood conditions exist on Barton Creek & Lady Bird Lake.
Said waterway is the "Flood Ban Area."
I hereby ORDER a ban on all commercial or navigational boating in and all
recreational use of the Flood Ban Area.
Persons are advised that it is an offense to violate this ORDER or to attempt a low water crossing of any road that has been barricaded.
Watercraft illegally being operated on waters in the Flood Ban Area may be impounded.
Persons should contact the City of Austin Police Headquarters at 715 E. 8th St., Austin, TX during business hours, to request written authorization to secure property in the Flood Ban Area. Proof of ownership or occupancy is required.
Posted at City Hall on this 1 st November, 2013.
This ORDER is effective at 7 AM Friday, November 1, 2013 and expires at
12 Noon, Monday, November 4, 2013.