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Small-lot code fix divides commissioners

Plans to tighten the city’s code to prevent an unintended use of the city’s small-lot amnesty provision are moving to City Council without a recommendation from the Planning Commission. Small-lot amnesty allows the development of lots as small as 2,500…

BOA grants variances, effectively denies house

The Board of Adjustment granted variances for one East Austin homeowner Monday night, but that doesn’t mean he will be able to build the home he wants. William Scott Admire, who owns a house at 2012 Hamilton Ave., told the board that…

Planning committee backs code change to limit small lot amnesty

The city could soon change how it treats substandard lots, and though it’s still in the early process, some people are already concerned about what that change might mean.   A proposed change backed by the Planning Commission Codes and…

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