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City of Austin Ordinance No. 20110922-087 establishes the requirements for residential tours and garages sales, as well as clarifies requirements for art production on residential properties.  Under this ordinance, art tour organizers must provide the dates of their tour, as well as the addresses of all participating residential properties to the Cultural Arts Division.

The City of Austin is committed to building a collection of high-quality public art for the enjoyment and enrichment of citizens and visitors. This policy outlines the process through which artwork proposals are reviewed and accepted or rejected by the City of Austin. Download the City of Austin Artwork Donation & Loan Policy (PDF).

To determine eligibility for an economic development incentive, please complete an Inquiry Form.

Incoming International Delegations at the City of Austin

To receive assistance with an international delegation, please complete the Visiting Delegation online form. While the City does not provide funding for delegation travel expenses, we can help set up meetings with City staff and officials, local institutions or businesses.

Music on Hold

The City of Austin proudly promotes local music in the City's telephone hold music system. If your band is interested in having a song featured on Music on Hold, please contact Stephanie Bergara at 512-974-7804.

Music Proclamations

Weekly regular sessions of council include live music starting at 5:30 p.m. If your band is interested in performing, please contact Simone Wilson.

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