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Land Development Code

Thursday, February 2, 2017 by Joseph Caterine

CodeNEXT draft presented to land use commissions

In the first “fifth Tuesday” meeting of a CodeNEXT-geared 2017 calendar, the city’s land use commissions convened to receive a presentation of the CodeNEXT draft text, which was published online the day before. The release marks a big step in…

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Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by Jack Craver

Council gets its first look at CodeNEXT

It’s finally here. At least the first draft. For the first time, City Council members got a presentation on CodeNEXT, the long-awaited rewrite of the city’s Land Development Code. The report detailed ways in which city staff, in collaboration with…

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Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by Syeda Hasan

Austin gets its first look at new Land Development Code

The city of Austin has released the much-awaited first draft of CodeNEXT, its new land development guidelines. It’s the first time in more than 30 years that the city will have a new Land Development Code. The new code aims…

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017 by Jo Clifton

Outdated CodeNEXT draft sets folks aTwitter

The unauthorized release this weekend of a preliminary draft version of the Land Development Code’s next iteration, known as CodeNEXT, via Twitter, started a round of finger-pointing but no conclusive evidence as to the source of the leak. However, the…

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Thursday, January 12, 2017 by Chad Swiatecki

Council seeks robust feedback on first CodeNEXT draft

City Council and the other groups involved in completing and implementing CodeNEXT – the multiyear process of rewriting the city’s Land Development Code – got a hard look Wednesday at how citizens will be able to review and give feedback…

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017 by Elizabeth Pagano

BoA maintains high standard for high fence

Those wanting a taller fence in the city better have a good reason in hand when they come to the Board of Adjustment for a variance, as two northeast Austinites learned Monday. Josh Washman told the board that he and…

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Thursday, December 22, 2016 by Elizabeth Pagano

BoA backs city in ‘structural trellis’ case

A bid to change the way the city allows homes to be attached to each other fell short at the Board of Adjustment’s most recent meeting, despite widespread skepticism toward the central idea that an arbor is a “structural element.”…

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by Syeda Hasan

Round Rock drafts its first land development code

It’s no secret that development is booming in Austin and its surrounding suburbs. Just north of Austin, the city of Round Rock is working to accommodate that growth by creating its first-ever land development code. One might think of the…

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Monday, December 12, 2016 by Michael Kanin

Austin Monitor Radio: CodeNEXT update

CodeNEXT Citizens Advisory Group Chair Jim Duncan and Vice Chair Dave Sullivan join Austin Monitor publisher Mike Kanin to chat about the rewrite of Austin’s Land Development Code. Sponsored by Austin Water. Post is embedded below.

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