Zoning

Tuesday, July 21, 2015 by Tyler Whitson

Commission postpones South Austin rezoning case

A handful of lots at the corner of I-35 and Chaparral Road may become a set of multifamily developments with retail and office space in the near future. But not just yet. After much deliberation, the Zoning and Platting Commission…

Friday, July 17, 2015 by Jack Craver

Neighborhood concerns too late to block Montopolis development at Planning Commission

Despite vociferous objections from a neighborhood association leader, the city of Austin’s Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a preliminary plan to construct a 12-home subdivision at 737 Montopolis Road. City staff had recommended approval of the plan…

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 by Audrey McGlinchy, KUT

Commissioners OK commercial zoning in East Austin

Acknowledging neighborhood support and ties to the community, Planning Commissioners last week recommended a compromised rezoning designation for an East Austin home. The switch will allow commercial use of the property. The commissioners agreed only after expressing concern that allowing one…

Friday, May 15, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Korean church rezoning fails without a motion

By declining to take action, City Council quickly scuttled a developer’s plans Thursday to build 70,000 square feet of office space and approximately 10 apartments in the Crestview neighborhood. Developer David Kahn purchased the site at Justin Lane and Cullen…

Thursday, May 14, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Council to delay Red Bluff Hotel variance hearing

Although City Council members are scheduled to hear an appeal today on a variance granted by the Planning Commission to allow construction of a new hotel on Red Bluff Road in East Austin, staff will likely seek a postponement to…

Friday, May 8, 2015 by Jo Clifton

Council gives initial approval for Ace Salvage deal

City Council gave first-reading approval Thursday to an ordinance that will eliminate an auto salvage business above Bull Creek, remove contamination in the critical water quality zone and add to the trail system for that area. In return, owner Roy…

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