Downtown venues shut down, cited during SXSW


AUSTIN (KXAN) — It’s been a busy past few days for the city of Austin’s public assembly code enforcement team (PACE).

Several venues downtown have been cited or shut down during South by Southwest. As of Tuesday afternoon, two venues have been shut down, 13 cited and 37 warnings were issued. The Legendary Saloon at 81 Rainey Street and another venue at 605 Wood Street were shut down due to over occupancy and unpermitted outdoor music.

The city expects to remain busy the rest of the festival since the Music portion kicks off on Tuesday.

The following venues received citations from the PACE team:

AddressCitations typeDate
73 Rainey St.Temporary use permitMar. 11
1210 Garden St.Short-term rentalMar. 11
Legendary Saloon at Bangers, 81 Rainey St.Over occupancyMar. 12
Clive Bar, 609 Davis St.Over occupancyMar. 12
The Bungalow, 92 Rainey St.Over occupancyMar. 13
Hotel Van Zandt, 605 Davis St.Fire laneMar. 13
The White Horse, 500 Comal St.Over occupancyMar. 13
600 block of Davis St.Food/beverageMar. 13
Hotel Vegas, 1502 E. Sixth St.Exit obstructedMar. 14
Sixth Street & Congress AvenueFood/beverageMar. 14
The Parlor Room, 88 Rainey St.Fire exitMar. 14
403 E. Sixth St.Food/beverageMar. 14
1502 E. Sixth St.Exit obstructedMar. 14
822 Red RiverFire laneeMar. 15
403 E. Sixth St.Food/beverageMar. 16

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