Tag Archives: Planned Unit Development

Friday, September 17, 2021 by Jo Clifton

Proposed ‘Statesman’ PUD draws criticism

Members of the city’s Parks and Recreation Board will be deciding in less than two weeks whether to recommend approval of the Statesman planned unit development from a parks perspective. It could prove to be a difficult decision. Parks planner…

Friday, June 18, 2021 by Jo Clifton

Council gives final OK on tank farm site rezoning

City Council voted 10-0 last week to grant planned unit development zoning on the former site of the East Austin tank farm at 1011 and 1017 Springdale Road. Council Member Pio Renteria made the motion to approve rezoning for the…

Wednesday, June 16, 2021 by Jo Clifton

Council gives final approval for dense development on Brackenridge site

After years of planning and negotiations, City Council gave final approval Thursday for Planned Unit Development (PUD) zoning for the Central Health property at 15th and Red River streets – the former Brackenridge Hospital site. The vote, which was on…

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 by Jo Clifton

After fireworks, Springdale PUD moves a step forward

On Thursday City Council approved on second reading Planned Unit Development (PUD) zoning for the properties at 1011 and 1017 Springdale Road, home of the infamous East Austin tank farm. But the 10-0 vote came only after Council Member Vanessa…

Friday, May 14, 2021 by Jonathan Lee

Planning Commission recommends PUD zoning for Brackenridge Hospital tract

The Planning Commission Tuesday recommended Planned Unit Development (PUD) zoning for the tract that was formerly home to Brackenridge Hospital, bringing one of the biggest downtown redevelopment projects one step closer to design and construction. Owner Central Health is planning…

Wednesday, April 28, 2021 by Jo Clifton

Council OKs Springdale Green PUD on first reading

While a number of residents of Saucedo Street next to the former East Austin tank farm strongly support plans to turn the property into a six-story office building with a height ranging from 75-93 feet, other neighbors object to the…

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 by Jonathan Lee

Planning Commission throws support behind Springdale Green development

The Planning Commission last Tuesday recommended rezoning a 30-acre brownfield site in East Austin to make way for Springdale Green, a proposed 800,000-square-foot, mixed-use development. The commission voted 7-4 to support Planned Unit Development zoning, though only at the current…

Tuesday, February 9, 2021 by Ramon Rodriguez

Former East Austin tank farm to become PUD

After years of failed proposals and persistent remediation efforts, the Environmental Commission unanimously voted last Wednesday to advance the development of a former East Austin tank farm into a mixed-use development called Springdale Green. Located near the intersection of Springdale Road…

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 by Sean Saldaña

Environmental Commission unanimously votes to advance Goodnight Ranch zoning change

A proposal to amend zoning requirements for a South Austin residential development was discussed and subsequently approved by the Environmental Commission at its Jan. 20 meeting. Goodnight Ranch is a master planned unit development that covers 695 acres encompassing the area…

Thursday, November 5, 2020 by Daniel Salazar

Planning Commission postpones ‘Statesman’ tract cases

In its Oct. 27 meeting, the Planning Commission indefinitely postponed consideration of neighborhood plan amendment and rezoning cases related to transforming the Austin American-Statesman site at 305 S. Congress Ave. A development team wants to redevelop the newspaper’s downtown property…

Monday, October 12, 2020 by Elizabeth Pagano

Memo reveals details of Grove traffic plan

The development is here, years have passed since its final contentious City Council hearing, and now a watered-down traffic program for the 75-acre Grove planned unit development is underway. The original $1.3 million transportation plan created jointly by the Bull…

Monday, September 21, 2020 by Jo Clifton

Schlotzsky’s PUD wins first round approval

City Council voted 7-4 on first reading last week to approve zoning that would allow a 96-foot tower on the property at 218 S. Lamar, the home of a closed Schlotzsky’s restaurant. Leading the dissent was District 5 Council Member…

Monday, August 24, 2020 by Nina Hernandez

Zoning and Platting Commission recommends Circuit of the Americas PUD

At its meeting Tuesday, the Zoning and Platting Commission unanimously recommended – with staff members’ caveats – the Circuit of the Americas planned unit development. The commission would like staffers to track the impervious cover on the site and ensure…

Thursday, August 20, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

East Austin tank farm site poised to become a PUD

Despite years of remediation efforts and development proposals for the former East Austin tank farm at 1011 and 1017 Springdale Road, the site has remained undeveloped. Then in May, the Jay Paul Company brought the city a new development proposal…

Thursday, July 9, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

Goodnight Ranch working on PUD amendment, adds extra parkland

Goodnight Ranch, a planned unit development off Slaughter Lane in Southeast Austin, was originally approved in 2006. Fourteen years later, the neighborhood’s developers are looking to amend the PUD in order to create a municipal management district, add additional permitted land…

Monday, January 27, 2020 by Jessi Devenyns

East Austin 2K-acre PUD gets unanimous seal of approval from Environmental Commission

The future of a decades-old sand and gravel mine just east of the Austin city limits on Harold Green Road is now clearer with the latest set of plans developers presented to the Environmental Commission on Jan. 15. Known as…

Friday, November 1, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

‘Statesman’ site moves forward while staffers work on financing, governance for district

City staff has offered the first round of comments and requests for more information on the redevelopment plans for the 18.9 acres of waterfront property currently occupied by the Austin American-Statesman, with the site seen as the centerpiece of the…

Monday, October 7, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

Pioneer Crossing PUD changes course, adding parkland

Having passed through and received an approval recommendation from the Zoning and Platting Commission on Sept. 17 for its 14th amendment, the Pioneer Crossing planned unit development arrived at the Environmental Commission on Oct. 2. A 376-acre portion of the…

Friday, October 4, 2019 by Jessi Devenyns

Developer offers extra parkland to speed construction

Pioneer Crossing at 10930 Defender Trail is an old, undeveloped planned unit development that City Council approved in 1997. A history of foreclosures and bankruptcy has left the 1,410-acre parcel fragmented between various owners. Nevertheless, the site is still beholden…

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 by Jo Clifton

Taco PUD site marches on, again

Council unanimously gave first-reading approval last week to new planned unit development zoning for the small property known as the Taco PUD just across the street from Lady Bird Lake at Riverside Drive. Although the Taco Cabana has not operated…

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