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Disclaimer: The State Law Library is unable to give legal advice, legal opinions or any interpretation of the law.
This page provides general information on organizing, attending, and recording at a protest, including the definition of a "traditional public forum," the need for a permit, and what to do when you believe your rights have been violated.
Depending on the nature of your protest or march, you may need to get prior approval from your local government. Below we have gathered information about event permits for some of the larger cities in Texas.
This page from the website of the Houston Mayor's Office of Special Events defines permissible public events in the city of Houston and provides information on how to apply for a special events permit.
This page from the website of the Center City Development and Operations Department of San Antonio answers frequently asked questions related to organizing a procession, including the process of applying for and obtaining a permit.