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Policy 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.

Background Information

State Texas
Jurisdiction Name Austin
Jurisdiction Type City,
Population Size 800,000+
Legal Strategies
  • Requires something, sets standards
  • Creates an exemption
Reach Community-wide
Food System Category Grow;

Policy Details

Refers to priority populations?
No

Health-related goal?
No

Environmental goal?
No

Economic goal?
No

Includes findings?
No

Has a stated intent or purpose?
No

Includes definitions?
No

Addresses implementation?
Yes

Application processing details are set forth at section 14-11-1. § 14-11-1.

Enforcement provisions?
No

Evaluation component?
No

Requires extra 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.