Monthly Archives: May 2018

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.  … Continue reading

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CodeNEXT’s “non-conforming” uses are forecast to displace businesses, residents

Please go to this link to read all about it in PowerPoint form: https://tinyurl.com/CodeNext-nonconforming

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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 … Continue reading

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CodeNext and Non-conforming uses

Click below to see a comprehensive PowerPoint on how CodeNext’s proposed regulations for non-complying/non-conforming structures have the potential to drastically impact the older housing stock in Heritage. Non-complying R2C CodeNEXT

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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 … Continue reading

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