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Tag Archives: North Austin

Night Owl gets late-night permit

After a visit to the Planning Commission, Burnet Road’s Night Owl will indeed be open to night owls. Commissioners voted 9-2 last week to grant a Conditional Use Permit to the Night Owl bar at 8315 Burnet Road. The permit…

Playground plan stalls at BoA

Although those hoping for a playground at Club Creek Apartments will get another shot at a variance next month, it’s not looking promising. Laura Klein spoke on behalf of the apartment complex’s owner, PPA Group, at the Board of Adjustment…

Tree plea backfires at Board of Adjustment

An attempt to get a taller sign for a carpet store on Anderson Lane found no success at the most recent Board of Adjustment meeting, when board members were reluctant to help avoid a tree. The board voted 7-2 to…

ZAP delays decision on North Austin subdivision amid neighbor complaints

The Zoning and Platting Commission delayed action on a proposed multiuse development in North Austin after residents from the area showed up to register their disapproval of the anticipated increase in traffic. The commission, which was missing three of its…

BoA torpedoes North Hyde Park ADU variance

As Austin’s accessory dwelling unit ordinance revision enters its second year, those in the city trying to build ADUs continue to have a hard time. That was certainly the case at the Board of Adjustment’s last meeting, during which one North Hyde…

Hyde Park area residents point to flooding causes

Flood maps in hand, several Hyde Park area residents pointed to poorly designed sewer drains and a blocked retention pond pipe as major contributing factors to the area’s Memorial Day flooding. Tanya Quinn and Mary Ingle, who live near the…

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