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

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

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

CodeNEXT Wrecks Austin
CodeNEXT Wrecks Austin
Or did Austin wreck CodeNEXT?

May 24, 2018

Public Notice: New Math
Public Notice: New Math
Can CodeNEXT get to eight votes?

May 24, 2018

Public Notice: East Side Story
Public Notice: East Side Story
Somewhere a place for us?

May 17, 2018

Warming to CodeNEXT?
Warming to CodeNEXT?
Chamber of Commerce’s poll reflects improving views of zoning rewrite

May 17, 2018

CodeNEXT: Conditions for Commissions
CodeNEXT: Conditions for Commissions
Planning, Zoning & Platting get last licks in before recommendations go to Council

May 17, 2018

Zoning & Platting Commission:
Zoning & Platting Commission: "Terminate" CodeNEXT
7-4 vote sends zoning rewrite's death wish to Council

May 10, 2018

Point Austin: Can This Code Be Saved?
Point Austin: Can This Code Be Saved?
Plan for a common future, or pretend it just won’t happen

May 10, 2018

Public Notice: Two Tales of One City
Public Notice: Two Tales of One City
Land use Commissions Diverge; Go to the Dogs

May 10, 2018

CodeNEXT: “Highly Unlikely”?
CodeNEXT: “Highly Unlikely”?
Planning Commission plays along, Zoning & Platting calls to terminate

May 10, 2018

Quote of the Week: Jolene Kiolbassa
Quote of the Week: Jolene Kiolbassa
Almost midnight on CodeNEXT

April 26, 2018

CodeNEXT: Take Four?
CodeNEXT: Take Four?
When is an addendum really a new draft?

April 26, 2018

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