Tag Archives: City of Austin Board of Adjustment

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Board of Adjustment postpones request to ease setbacks on lot

A variance request for an empty lot in South Austin was met with questions from the Board of Adjustment at a recent meeting.   Jennifer Garcia of Kimball Bruehl Garcia Estes was representing property owner Robert Lee, requesting a variance…

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Board of Adjustment gets its feet wet with first Lake Austin ruling

The Board of Adjustment embraced its new role and made its first Lake Austin ruling last week, though some of the members continue to struggle with the practicalities.   The board voted in favor of a variance at 2921 Westlake…

Friday, December 20, 2013 by Elizabeth Pagano

Previously denied fence variance back before Board of Adjustment

A contentious request for a variance on an East Cesar Chavez fence is back before the Board of Adjustment, even though the board had denied the same variance a year ago.   Agent Phil Moncada last represented Michael Kleinman a…

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 by Elizabeth Pagano

Board of Adjustment does remedial work on Lake Austin regulations

Continuing to grapple with being thrown into the deep end of Lake Austin regulations, the Board of Adjustment took a closer look at their new responsibilities at a specially-called meeting last week.   Changes in process flummoxed the board at…

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 by Elizabeth Pagano

Board of Adjustment seeks guidance on new Lake Austin rules

New Lake Austin rules hit members of the Board of Adjustment at their November meeting, causing general befuddlement. After expressing confusion about why they were hearing the case, the board decided on a postponement until Jan. 13 for the variance…

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 by Elizabeth Pagano

Owners await Board of Adjustment ruling to build second dwelling

Two Austinites hoping to build another dwelling on their land will have to wait a bit longer to find out whether they have the required variance from the Board of Adjustment. Gregory Brooks and Neal B. Kassanoff are seeking a…

Monday, October 21, 2013 by Elizabeth Pagano

Board of Adjustment denies variance to illegally built apartment

The Board of Adjustment took a hard line last week, voting that an illegally built apartment building will have to come down. Board members didn’t pull any punches, as they unanimously rejected a variance that would have allowed the apartment…

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