Thursday, April 9, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Council to consider zoning for apartments near McKinney Falls

The lone zoning case City Council is likely to discuss today would allow a developer to build low-density apartments, as well as a small commercial development, on a 23-acre tract on Colton Bluff Springs Road in Southeast Austin near McKinney…

Friday, March 13, 2020 by Ryan Thornton

Council postpones airport overlay amendments with related zoning case

The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport plans to double in size over the next two decades, welcoming and sending off about 812 flights per day and serving as many as 30 million passengers a year by 2037.That increase in operations, said Shane…

Thursday, February 27, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Council gives initial OK for Delwau campgrounds

The case of the Delwau campgrounds rezoning – which Council rejected in 2018 – has returned, minus the sales of hard alcohol that doomed its chances the first time. Last Thursday, Council gave first-round approval for the case that would…

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 by Ryan Thornton

City addresses pedestrian access with advancement of zoning request at Graffiti Park site advances

The Colorfield, a 10-unit condominium project located on one of two lots that is home to the now-closed Graffiti Park, is inching closer to redevelopment after roughly two years of site plan review.City Council approved the zoning request for the…

Monday, February 24, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

ZAP recommends less density than staff does for South Austin site

At its Feb. 18 meeting, the Zoning and Platting Commission debated how much density is too much for the lot at 6917 Colton Bluff Springs Road.Although the land is intended for a single project, the 23-acre site is divided into…

Thursday, February 13, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

ZAP finds a compromise to bring density and more affordable housing with a unit cap

In an effort to bring more density to the environmentally sensitive area of far Southwest Austin, developers came to the Zoning and Platting Commission on Feb. 4 with a plan to construct 15 condominiums within a small footprint on their…

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