Friday, September 28, 2018 by Alyx Wilson

ZAP commissioners clash on a vote for extended Rundberg Lane and Belmont Apartments

Between the rotating podium speakers and the flurry of questions from across the dais, everyone had at least a few clashing opinions about a District 1 rezoning case at the Zoning and Platting Commission on Tuesday night.LDG Development LLC applied…

Monday, September 24, 2018 by Jo Clifton

Zoning OK’d for affordable housing

With the recently released University of Texas gentrification study on their minds, City Council members on Thursday gave final approval for a zoning change that will allow construction of 258 apartments – including a few three-bedroom units – in North…

Friday, September 14, 2018 by Alyx Wilson

Ballpark Apartments protesters disrupt Planning Commission meeting

This week’s Planning Commission meeting came to an unexpected and abrupt pause on Tuesday. Around a dozen protestors from Defend Our Hoodz, or Defiende el Barrio, chose to stand and chant in the middle of the agenda reading rather than…

Wednesday, September 5, 2018 by Jo Clifton

Powell Lane apartments win first-round OK

City Council last week unanimously approved on first reading a zoning change for 8 acres in North Central Austin with just a few questions and little discussion. The developer’s representative, Alice Glasco, said the magic words – affordable housing –…

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 by Jo Clifton

Council rejects campgrounds with bar

On a vote of 6-5 last Thursday, City Council rejected a zoning change that would have allowed a developer to put a campground with rental recreational vehicles as well as a bar at the end of a narrow lane in…

Thursday, July 19, 2018 by Jo Clifton

CM Houston helps neighbors of Ferguson Crossing

City Council gave final approval to a zoning change that will allow a new warehouse complex in far-Northeast Austin and approved a conditional overlay to accommodate neighbors who live just across the street from the property but outside the city.Council…

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