CodeNEXT

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CodeNEXT is Austin’s attempt to rewrite our existing land development code (LDC for short), which was adopted in the Eighties when Austin was “weirder” and way smaller. A lot of people, even some hesitant CodeNEXT supporters, believe our current code is no longer working. Basically, we're asking a flip phone to handle today's more advanced emojis, apps, and internet speed... MORE

Public Notice: ZAP!
Public Notice: ZAP!
The commission was right. CodeNEXT must die. But then what?

Aug. 9, 2018

Council: Back in Action
Council: Back in Action
Members return to a lengthy to-do list

Aug. 9, 2018

So Goes CodeNEXT
So Goes CodeNEXT
Fallout from a canceled rewrite

Aug. 9, 2018

CodeNEXT: Kicked
CodeNEXT: Kicked
Mayor, Council appear destined to quash land use rewrite

Aug. 2, 2018

CodeNEXT at Work (While It Still Can)
CodeNEXT at Work (While It Still Can)
Staff continues to toil on doomed rewrite

Aug. 2, 2018

Council: Almost Time Again
Council: Almost Time Again
A busy return from summer break

Aug. 2, 2018

Mayor Calls for End to CodeNEXT
Mayor Calls for End to CodeNEXT
"Divisive and poisoned" zoning rewrite now in real jeopardy

Aug. 1, 2018

About That CodeNEXT Petition ...
About That CodeNEXT Petition ...
Monday ruling brings confusion, clarity

July 19, 2018

Austin Will Vote on CodeNEXT Petition in November
Austin Will Vote on CodeNEXT Petition in November
Ruling forces quasi-referendum on land use rewrite

July 16, 2018

Planning Commission Carousel
Planning Commission Carousel
Nuckols, White both to resign

July 12, 2018

A Two-Horse Race for Mayor
A Two-Horse Race for Mayor
Can Laura Morrison hope to edge out Steve Adler?

July 5, 2018

Point Austin: Left Pending
Point Austin: Left Pending
Council’s summer daze leaves plenty of work in progress

July 5, 2018

Public Notice – CodeNEXT: The Halftime Score?
Public Notice – CodeNEXT: The Halftime Score?
If you view the code rewrite simply as a struggle between the urbanists and the preservationists, it's fair to ask, who's winning?

July 5, 2018

City Council: 1,020 Minutes Later …
City Council: 1,020 Minutes Later …
Epic meeting sends Council into summer recess

July 5, 2018

CodeNEXT: Will We or Won’t We Vote on It?
CodeNEXT: Will We or Won’t We Vote on It?
From the petition hearing to Council, this week’s land use code updates

July 5, 2018

CodeNEXT Petition Hearing Awaits Ruling
CodeNEXT Petition Hearing Awaits Ruling
Decision must be made before Aug. 20 to impact November election

July 2, 2018

Public Notice: And, We’re Off …
Public Notice: And, We’re Off …
Council tees up CodeNEXT for a loooong drive, takes a breather

June 28, 2018

Council’s Last Licks
Council’s Last Licks
Closing up shop before summer break

June 28, 2018

CodeNEXT and Compatibility
CodeNEXT and Compatibility
News and tidbits from the land of the land use rewrite

June 28, 2018

A PATH Forward for CodeNEXT?
A PATH Forward for CodeNEXT?
Council members tease new plan

June 21, 2018

CodeNEXT: Runnin’ Scared
CodeNEXT: Runnin’ Scared
A smattering of happenings concerning the land use rewrite

June 14, 2018

Council: City Cyclone
Council: City Cyclone
Council’s wild week, if they can get through it

June 14, 2018

Quote of the Week: Steve Adler
Quote of the Week: Steve Adler
The mayor sets the tone for CodeNEXT talks

June 7, 2018

Playback: CodeNEXT and the Austin Music Scene
Playback: CodeNEXT and the Austin Music Scene
How might the update of Austin’s land development code affect the musical landscape?

June 7, 2018

Council: Put on Your Hard Hats
Council: Put on Your Hard Hats
City Council, staff get to work

June 7, 2018

CodeNEXT Comes to Council
CodeNEXT Comes to Council
Members begin deliberations on zoning rewrite

June 7, 2018

CodeNEXT Petition Authors Sue City Council
CodeNEXT Petition Authors Sue City Council
Anti-rewrite group seeks judicial guidance on public vote

June 1, 2018

Public Notice: The Calm Before ...
Public Notice: The Calm Before ...
How to talk about talking about CodeNEXT

May 31, 2018

CodeNEXT Cliffs Notes
CodeNEXT Cliffs Notes
Busy season begins for land use rewrite

May 31, 2018

City Council Rejects CodeNEXT Petition Effort
City Council Rejects CodeNEXT Petition Effort
Rewrite won't go onto November ballot, for now

May 24, 2018

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