Planning

Thursday, April 9, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Northwest PUD project remains stalled

Though developers introduced it last summer, the Austin Oaks Planned Unit Development continues to linger among the city’s boards and commissions as the neighborhood and developers work on hammering out some kind of compromise.Developer Spire Realty Group LP has already…

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 by Courtney Griffin

Concerns raised over 18-foot-wide trail design

A proposed urban trail that is as wide as a city street became an issue Wednesday, after residents voiced concern about the pathway’s design.During an April 1 meeting, Environmental Board members heard an update on the Upper Boggy Creek Trail design.…

Monday, March 30, 2015 by Kara Nuzback

Planners, residents call for Rainey master plan

The Planning Commission says it will likely deny several property owners’ joint request to vacate land on East Avenue, near Rainey Street, because the area needs a neighborhood plan.Ben Turner of Consort Inc., representing four landowners, asked the commission at…

Friday, March 27, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Council puts off vote on vacating right of way

City Council postponed action on vacating right of way on several streets in the Bouldin Creek neighborhood Thursday and sent questions about the development to Council Member Leslie Pool’s Open Space, Environment and Sustainability Committee. Pool had pulled the item…

Monday, March 16, 2015 by Kara Nuzback

Planning Commission wants AISD representative

The Planning Commission is looking into adding a new member to the dais to advise its members about how zoning changes might affect Austin schools.At a meeting Tuesday, Commissioner James Nortey said Austin Independent School District President Gina Hinojosa can…

Friday, March 13, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Ott splits Planning & Development Review Dept.

Like the couple that marries and divorces but marries again only to divorce a few years later, the Planning and Development Review Department is once again being broken into a neighborhood planning department and a development review department.In a memo…

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