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PROGRAMS

Businesses which want to apply for a liquor license/beer permit from the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission are required to obtain the City Clerk’s signature on the 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 Form CIQ or CIS, 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 2021 Election Information

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.

All filers are required to submit Registration and Quarterly Activity Reports using the E-Filing System starting with the July Quarterly Activity Report, due July 1 - July 12, 2021.

If a filer submits the Lobbyist Reporting Form to the City Clerk’s Office, their submission will be rejected and the filer will be redirected to use the E-Filing System.

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

The public can participate in a council meeting in two ways: (1) general citizen communication and (2) speaking 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.