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Code enforcement cites outlaw events
The City of Austin Public Assembly Code Enforcement Team has responded to numerous calls related to downtown activities since the start of the South by Southwest Conference and spring break. The majority of citations and warnings issued have been at venues hosting unofficial SXSW activities.
Code Enforcement numbers as of 2:30 p.m. Tuesday were:
- Venue/Facilities shut down: 3
- Citations issued: 15
- Written warnings issued: 9
- Verbal Warnings issued: 19