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Naked City
"...It's renewal-or-replacement time for five members of the Zoning and Platting Commission and four of the Planning Commission,..."

July 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
Villas Goes to Bat
"...and final reading the developers' request for modified multifamily(MF)-6 zoning for an upscale student housing project. Yesterday, the North..."

April 5, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

Naked City
This Week in Council ...
"...Barring a last-minute postponement, Stratus Properties' controversial zoning request for its Bear Creek development is slated for..."

Feb. 15, 2002 News Feature

Naked City
Local news this week in Austin.
"...would be governed by the rules of the older zoning overlay. In all cases where the old NCCD appears..."

May 25, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Totally PC
When it comes to city planning, nothing's constant but change.
"...deal with planning, while the existing commission serves as zoning commission that directs development traffic through the city pipeline...."

Oct. 6, 2000 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Council Watch
Council considers issues ranging from the Seaholm Power Plant, to the Gotham condominium project, to Southpark Meadows.
"...like Smart Growth, means different things to different people.Tricky Zoning Cases Two other contentious zoning cases, Southpark Meadows and..."

Nov. 19, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Council Watch
The Gotham Cometh: Town Lake Condo Clears First Hurdle; Council Moves On to Water
"...the project originally applied for Downtown Mixed Use (DMU) zoning, but was asked to go for LI-PDA instead, because..."

Oct. 8, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Condo Clash
The Gotham Has Neighbors Up in Arms
"...allowed increases above the height allowed by a given zoning category. But because of ambiguities regarding where the bonuses..."

Oct. 1, 1999 News Feature by Jenny Staff Johnson

Come On Down
"...annexation by the city or Planned Unit Development (PUD) zoning usually get a fair amount of scrutiny come council..."

July 2, 1999 News Column by Jenny Staff Johnson

Bed, Bathhouse, & Beyond
Men's Health Spa Goes Unregulated, but Who Cares?
"...turns out, oppose a new category in the city zoning code for "adult service businesses." Add members of the..."

May 1, 1998 News Feature by Jenny Staff

Public Notice: Zoom Zoom Zoom
Flitting from meeting to meeting, pretending it’s real life
"...they're about to release concerning Transit Oriented Devel­op­ments, special zoning enclaves clustered around rail stations. The paper, called Transit..."

Aug. 21, 2020 News Column by Nick Barbaro

City Sued Over Land Use Code Revision
Homeowners, neighbors want to protest rezoning
"...or a nearby lot is seeking a change in zoning, and that the neighboring owners be allowed to protest..."

Dec. 20, 2019 News Feature by Austin Sanders

Council Dives Deep Into Racism at APD, Land Use
Busy week isn't over yet, with development code hearing Saturday
"...in the city: How will the widespread increase in zoning entitlements in the draft code impact my property taxes?..."

Dec. 6, 2019 News Post by Austin Sanders

CodeNEXT Cliffs Notes
Busy season begins for land use rewrite
"...of time to rule on the legality of putting zoning revisions to public vote. Lewis said he expects the..."

June 1, 2018 News Feature by Sarah Marloff

It’s Baker Center, Not Baker Homes
What’s 25% of zero? To the Alamo Drafthouse, still zero.
"...Center from the Austin Independent School District, though the zoning application on which the deal hinges hit a snag..."

March 23, 2018 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

As Austin Grows, So Does the Risk of Flood
Forget the 100-year storms. City flooding happens all the time, often right in your backyard.
"...are limits to impervious cover depending on the parcel's zoning, and floodplains must be kept at a safe distance...."

April 21, 2017 News Feature by Joseph Caterine

What’s Next for CodeNEXT?
Long-delayed rewrite of city land code comes into focus in 2017
"...it stands now, the big-picture map of how new zoning categories will apply to each parcel in the city..."

Jan. 6, 2017 News Feature by Caleb Pritchard

Public Notice: A Tale of Two Processes
An ugly process to get to a not-awful ordinance
"...be clear, "granny flats" were already allowed in SF-3 zoning throughout the city; the proposal that came through the..."

Nov. 27, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Game of Zones
Tweak in PUD rules preempts the Grove at Shoal Creek
"..."The law says a change in zoning, and it doesn't define what a change in zoning..."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Feature by Nina Hernandez

Public Notice: Ask a Silly Question
The faux democracy of online push-polling
"...development at today's council meeting: Item 4, establishing baseline zoning for the entire 75-acre tract – which has never..."

Oct. 9, 2015 News Column by Nick Barbaro

Council: Passes Corridor Plan, Kills CURE
Council paves the way for a new urban makeover of the strip east of I-35
"...also a took the first step in eliminating CURE zoning in Downtown, which developers have routinely relied on to..."

May 17, 2013 News Feature by Amy Smith

City Council: NI deal approved
Incentives package, Hotel ZaZa, and looking into ridesharing . . .
"...In other business, the zoning change at 4th & Guadalupe for the Gables Residential/Hotel..."

March 8, 2013 News Post by Michael King

Council Preview: A Bar on Burnet?!?
Neighbors aren't pleased with Little Woodrow's plan to move in
"...preliminary agenda (finalized Jan. 11) is taken up with zoning matters – quite a few carried over from last..."

Jan. 11, 2013 News Feature by Michael King

Preparing for Takeoff
Plans under way for major redo of Airport Boulevard and Highland Mall
"...the way, planners and city officials hope to redefine zoning itself: using the principles of form-based code zoning to..."

Oct. 21, 2011 News Feature by Nick Barbaro

The Daily Hustle: 1/17/11
Disc golf, Lustre Pearl keep council up
"...Thursday, the council took pains to convey that the zoning changes proposed at Roy G. Guerrero Park – both..."

Jan. 17, 2011 News Post by Wells Dunbar

The 12th of Never
The dispute over one Eastside housing proposal reflects a larger Austin conflict
"...the city's authority, it overrides neighborhood plans and even zoning – and moreover, any amendment to the plan would..."

Dec. 17, 2010 News Feature by Wells Dunbar

Imagining Austin
Austinites begin a new comprehensive plan for the city's future
"...and when neighborhood plans have been ignored in granting zoning-change requests – it has created cynicism and anger. Mark..."

Jan. 29, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

Point Austin: What History Teaches
There are different ways of counting social costs
"...West Austin homes, under the terms of the "historic zoning" ordinance. Because of notable architectural features and once locally..."

Dec. 25, 2009 News Column by Michael King

Res Publica
Citizens calendar, Sept. 17-24
"...Virginia Brown Recrea­tion Center, Rm. B, 7500 Blessing Ave. www.cityofaustin.org/zoning/sj_ch.htm...."

Sept. 18, 2009 News Feature

Can This District Be Saved?
The revival of the Warehouse District is rooted in Austin's history – and its popularity is also its peril
"...of the value in a property lies in its zoning entitlements, which confer development rights up to a certain..."

Sept. 11, 2009 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

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