Land Development Code

Thursday, September 21, 2017 by Joseph Caterine

CodeNEXT 2.0 is here, but supplemental materials are missing

At the Sept. 19 joint land use commissions meeting, the dazzling presentations detailing the new aspects of the second CodeNEXT draft could not overshadow supplemental information that was missing. Commissioners expressed frustration with city staff and consultants who they said…

Friday, September 15, 2017 by Audrey McGlinchy

Second draft of CodeNEXT allows more housing in more places, city says

Austin is releasing a second draft of CodeNEXT, the city’s rewrite of its Land Development Code, today.“We are really excited about the new draft coming out,” Peter Park of Opticos Design, a consultant hired by the city, told City Council…

Monday, September 11, 2017 by Chad Swiatecki

Austinites call for halt, and a vote, on CodeNEXT

Residents and activists in East Austin called for a halt and possible public vote on CodeNEXT during a community session Saturday where reparations for displaced individuals and a program to create affordable housing stock on city-owned lands were also discussed…

Thursday, September 7, 2017 by Joseph Caterine

Council gets preview of CodeNEXT 2.0

Many of the answers amounted to “wait another week,” but City Council was able to pry some information about the second draft of CodeNEXT from consultants and staff at a special called meeting Wednesday.One of the main criticisms of the…

Friday, September 1, 2017 by Joseph Caterine

Single-family occupancy limits drop back to four in CodeNEXT second draft

There is a two-sided nature of the CodeNEXT drafting process. On the one hand, staff and third-party consultants meticulously work through the details of the new land use code on a daily basis. And, on the other, the land use…

Monday, August 28, 2017 by Joseph Caterine

Commission finds itself at CodeNEXT crossroads

Only a few weeks before the scheduled release of CodeNEXT Draft 2.0, the Planning Commission at its Aug. 22 meeting took a step outside of business as usual and considered the alternatives in proceeding with the revamp of the city’s…

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