Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by Jo Clifton

Cooper Lane condo zoning wins initial approval

After a long and contentious day dealing with questions of where the homeless may sit or lie down, and following the final vote on an equally contentious rezoning of property on East Riverside Dr., last Thursday Council  gave first round…

Thursday, October 10, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

Planning Commission recommends food truck in Tarrytown

Tarrytown may be a centrally located neighborhood, but it is not very walkable. To give neighbors at least one option that is accessible on foot, David Kanne, a resident and local developer, purchased the 11-unit multifamily complex at 2401 Winsted…

Monday, October 7, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

Pioneer Crossing PUD changes course, adding parkland

Having passed through and received an approval recommendation from the Zoning and Platting Commission on Sept. 17 for its 14th amendment, the Pioneer Crossing planned unit development arrived at the Environmental Commission on Oct. 2.A 376-acre portion of the 1,410-acre…

Monday, October 7, 2019 by Ryan Thornton

Council advances controversial rezoning, annexation deal

A cul-de-sac property at the western edge of the city’s limited purpose jurisdiction continues to fuel debate over appropriate levels of sprawl in Austin’s Hill Country.Sitting at the end of Milky Way Drive, which is the site’s only access road,…

Thursday, September 26, 2019 by Jo Clifton

Council moves forward with zoning under ‘Byzantine’ Land Development Code

The new owners of a former drive-thru bank at 1900 W. William Cannon Drive were able to get part of what they were seeking on first reading of their zoning case before Council last week. After much conversation, Council voted…

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by Jo Clifton

Taco PUD site marches on, again

Council unanimously gave first-reading approval last week to new planned unit development zoning for the small property known as the Taco PUD just across the street from Lady Bird Lake at Riverside Drive. Although the Taco Cabana has not operated…

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