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Tag Archives: Floodplain variance
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 by Jo Clifton
Despite a recommendation from the city’s flood plain engineers that they deny the variances, City Council members voted 6-4 at their last meeting to grant variances allowing construction of an apartment complex, partially within the 25-year flood plain and partially…
Tuesday, October 7, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano
Despite concerns from staff, City Council unanimously approved a variance last week that will allow a downtown developer to build condominiums with parking in the floodplain.Mayor Lee Leffingwell said the key point for him was that there was egress from 1010…
Monday, June 23, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano
Despite warnings from staff, the City Council approved a floodplain variance for one of South Austin’s most familiar lots at its June 12 meeting, finally clearing the way for development of the Park PUD. In March 2011, after a…