Wednesday, February 18, 2015 by Kara Nuzback

Council limits Spicewood Springs project footprint

City Council voted Thursday to approve a zoning change that would allow a new professional office building on Spicewood Springs Road. Council limited the size of the structure to 12,000 square feet, despite protests from the applicants.The vote was 10-0,…

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Angry neighbors welcome Council to zoning

City Council heard its first zoning case on Thursday night. The hours-long battle between neighborhood and development interests on Burnet Road was, most likely, an accurate welcome to the process.In the end, plans for a multifamily project at 8528 Burnet…

Monday, February 9, 2015 by Kara Nuzback

Subcommittee seeks help for ADU changes

The Planning Commission Codes and Ordinances Subcommittee met Thursday to discuss amendments to a city ordinance regarding accessory dwelling units — apartments located on the same property as a house. But city staffer Ming-ru Chu could barely read through the…

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Council to postpone all this week’s zoning cases

After a lengthy discussion at Tuesday’s work session, City Council members decided —  without voting — that they would postpone all zoning items on Thursday’s agenda in the expectation that they will have a better understanding of what they are voting…

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 by Elizabeth Pagano

Zoning lesson raises questions for new Council

With single-member districts up and running, myriad changes are on the horizon at City Hall. Tuesday, some clues about how city staff will tackle the nuts-and-bolts of the transition emerged in what was a largely uneventful mock City Council meeting.As…

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 by Kara Nuzback

Planners back apartment complex on Burnet Road

An automotive repair shop on Burnet Road could become a 60-foot-tall apartment building, if City Council approves a zoning change for the property.At a Planning Commission meeting last week, Robert Crump and Charles Gordon, owners of the property at 8528…

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