List of All Outdoor Music Venue Permits

Announcing, a list of all OMV Permit Applications; “Approved” or “Denied”, “Expired”, or “In Review”, by the City of Austin since the City began entering Sound Permits into the AMANDA database in 2009. The list includes:

  • A direct text link to the City of Austin’s official Permit record.
  • The status of all OMV Applications/Permits, as of May 18th, 2011
  • QR Code image to download and print, or creatively replicated in other mediums.

Venue owners/managers,  the QR Code images are provided for download and your use. They can be incorporated into a sign, poster, business card, etc. QR Codes can be replicated in concrete, wood, yarn, Legos,  just about anything that can display the opposing pattern. If anyone needs to know the details of your Music Permit, “show ‘em the Code”QR Code readers are currently being built into newer smartphone cameras. But don’t worry, if your phone’s camera is not QR ready, there are plenty of Apps for that. Need a QR Code Reader App to try it out?

iPhone/iPod Touch/iPad: “Scan”, by QR Code City
Android: “Barcode Scanner” by ZXing
More: iPhoneAndroidBlackberry

Examples to scan on your computer. Imagining that you are a Code Compliance officer, or a disgruntled neighbor outside of a Live Music Venue, at 11 PM, and want to know the cut-off times specified on the Permit:

1. Immediately receive simple text, in the App, detailing the allowed decibel level and operating hours specified by the OMV Permit for a specific venue. In this example, scan this image for the official OMV Permit details for The Mean Eyed Cat:


2. Link directly to the City of Austin’s official Permit record, containing additional information. In this example, scan the image to view the entire OMV Permit for Threadgill’s World Headquarters South:

3. To see the complete list of OMV Permits, on your smartphone, scan this image:

Courtesy of Gary EtieAustin City Permits

Information Source:  Public Records, City of Austin

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