Thursday, January 30, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

Planning Commission recommends rezoning for half of Castle Hill Graffiti Park

Two projects intending to replace the internationally famous “Graffiti Park” came before the Planning Commission on Jan. 28. However, only the 10-condo Colorfield project at 1006 Baylor St. received the commission’s recommendation.When the Historic Landmark Commission approved the demolition of the…

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

Campground case returns 18 months after initial rezoning denial

A rezoning case to transform a 12-acre plot next to the Colorado River into a community-centric campground returned to the Zoning and Platting Commission on Jan. 7.The case failed to receive Council’s approval in 2018. Following the 18-month waiting period required…

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by Ryan Thornton

Tarrytown food truck approved with change to neighborhood plan

City Council gave final approval to a Tarrytown zoning case on Thursday that also necessitated an amendment to the Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Plan.Ideally, Council Member Alison Alter said, the applicant’s request – to make room for a food…

Friday, November 22, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

ZAP locked in impasse over introducing a charter school in a South Austin neighborhood

Faced with a neighborhood constrained by two exits and an uncertain increase in vehicle trips per day, the Zoning and Platting Commission debated how much density is too much for a South Austin neighborhood.The 27-acre tract, which spans the addresses…

Thursday, November 21, 2019 by Ryan Thornton

Council makes first move for Tarrytown food truck zoning case

David Kanne, the owner of a Tarrytown multifamily residential lot, wants to build a family-friendly play area with a food truck over what today is a filled-in pool and patio on an underused corner of his property at 2401 Winsted…

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 by Ryan Thornton

Milky Way property zoned for single-family condos, with conditions

City Council has taken action on a zoning case at the city’s western edge that some residents and environmental advocates say could result in catastrophe.Before Council approved the request Thursday, Joyce Statz, president of Austin Firewise Alliance, framed the danger…

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