POLICY DATABASE
Austin, Tex. Code § 14-11-1 (Oct. 5, 2017)
Brief Summary
This section excludes activities regulated and allowed as "sustainable urban agriculture" under Ch. 14-7 of the City's code from the requirement that a person must submit an application to the director of the Public Works Department to obtain a release of a public easement, a license for the private use of public property, an agreement for a permanent encroachment in a public right-of-way, or a vacation of a public right-of-way.
Legal Strategies
Requires something, sets standards.
Creates an exemption.
Reach
Community-wide
Food System Category: Grow
State: Texas
Jurisdiction Type: City
Jurisdiction Name: Austin
Does the law refer to priority populations in some way?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to improving or protecting health?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal of fostering improved environmental conditions?
No.
Does the law refer to or suggest a goal related to promoting or supporting the community's economy?
No.
Does the law include findings (including jurisdiction-specific findings), or are there findings in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law have a stated intent or purpose, or is there an intent or purpose in the larger section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law include definitions, or are there definitions in the section, title, article, or chapter which the law is part of?
No.
Does the law address implementation in some way?
Yes. Application processing details are set forth at section 14-11-1. § 14-11-1.
Are there enforcement provisions that identify specific penalties or consequences for non-compliance?
No.
Does the law include an evaluation component, beyond reporting on activity?
No.
Does the law require an extra or atypical financial or resource investment?
No.
Code context and ordinance history
Austin, Texas - Code of Ordinances TITLE 14. - USE OF STREETS AND PUBLIC PROPERTY. CHAPTER 14-11. - USE OF RIGHT-OF-WAY. ARTICLE 1. - DISPOSITION OF PUBLIC EASEMENTS AND RIGHT-OF-WAYS. Division 1. - General Provisions. § 14-11-1 - APPLICATION REQUIRED. Source: 1992 Code Section 15-12-1; Ord. 031204-12; Ord. 031211-11; Ord. 040617-11; Ord. 20110210-017; Ord. 20130808-021.