Tag Archives: Lake Austin Overlay

Thursday, November 14, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

Board of Adjustment agrees to a lake setback reduction for a family home in West Lake

City records are not infallible archives. This reality was evidenced by a variance case at 1901 Westlake Drive, which was postponed last month by the Board of Adjustment in order to dredge up more information on the history of the…

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Board rejects request to construct tram at Lake Austin property

A Lake Austin tram plan stalled at last week’s Environmental Board meeting, where board members worried that their endorsement of the project could set a damaging precedent for the city.Consultant Bruce Aupperle spoke on behalf of the homeowners at 3961…

Monday, May 19, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Council members approve Lake Austin Overlay, shoreline rules

A new set of zoning regulations known as the Lake Austin Overlay got past its first City Council hurdle Thursday night.   Council voted on first reading to adopt the regulations, with two more to go before the overlay is…

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Planning Commission backs amendments, new Lake Austin Overlay

Upcoming changes for Lake Austin may have gotten a unanimous nod from the Planning Commission, but beneath the placid surface of that recommendation was a lot of consternation.   The Planning Commission had discussed the proposed Lake Austin Overlay amendments…

Thursday, April 3, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

Planning Commission takes a turn at tackling Lake Austin zoning

It was the Planning Commission’s turn to tackle new Lake Austin regulations last week, and they had questions.   The proposed changes are the result of a nearly two-year process of looking at Lake Austin, proposing changes to the code…

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 by Elizabeth Pagano

New regulations are coming to Lake Austin, but not quickly.

Environmental Board members took a look at the proposed changes to the Lake Austin Ordinance last week and decided they needed a bit more time and information before they were ready to weigh in. The board voted to table any…

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…

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…

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