Ask Council: Where are the neighborhood plans? Heritage is heavily impacted by their absence in CodeNEXT

The City Council hearings are on Tuesday, May 29th and Saturday, June 2nd.  Both begin at 10 am and are being held at City Hall, 301 W 2nd St.  It is time to raise serious objections about the discarding of our neighborhood plans.  Each speaker is allowed up to 3 minutes and may donate time to other speakers.  … Continue reading Ask Council: Where are the neighborhood plans? Heritage is heavily impacted by their absence in CodeNEXT

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CodeNext and non-conforming uses explained

CodeNEXT will make many homes in older neighborhoods such as Heritage nonconforming.  CodeNEXT defines for R2C (SF zoning for most of central Austin) Structure placement Structure height Top plate (i.e. bottom of roof line) height Pool placement Carport placement Lot sizes and widths If your house is zoned R2C and is Within 5’ of neighbor’s property … Continue reading CodeNext and non-conforming uses explained

HNA president’s comments at CodeNext hearing

Heritage Neighborhood Association president Gretchen Flatau presented these comments at the public hearings before the Planning and Zoning and Platting commissions on May 1. Hello and thank you for this opportunity to address you. My name is Gretchen Flatau and I am president of the Heritage Neighborhood Association. The Heritage Neighborhood, located in central Austin … Continue reading HNA president’s comments at CodeNext hearing