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Planning Commission votes in favor of protecting future ears from airport expansion

Generally speaking, residential use is prohibited within the airport overlay zones. The exception is the third zone (AO3) of the airport overlay, which under certain circumstances permits residential development. “We don’t just meet one of the three thresholds, we meet…

Committee takes on dog hotels, airport planning

Last week, the City Council Planning Committee took a look at pet motels and whether they belong in the Airport Overlay. As a body, the committee has opted to avoid specific zoning recommendations, so it took a big-picture look at…

Council to look at new rule: Brew beer here, drink beer here

If the Austin City Council approves changes to city code today, thirsty Austinites will be able to drink their beer straight from the source.   Last week, the Planning Commission voted unanimously to approve code changes that will allow beer…

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