Wastewater Averaging Begins in Mid-November

Wastewater Averaging Begins in Mid-November

From AustinWater: “November marks the beginning of Austin Water’s annual wastewater averaging period. The wastewater averaging period spans three consecutive billing periods beginning in mid-November and ending in mid-March. Check your utility bill or visit http://austinwater.org to find the dates for your wastewater averaging period.

Wastewater averaging is a way for you to save money. It is calculated during the winter months when most residential water goes directly into the sanitary sewer system versus being used for outdoor watering. This … Read More

NSCNP CONTACT TEAM MEETING NOVEMBER 14

NSCNP CONTACT TEAM MEETING NOVEMBER 14

The next regular meeting of the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan (NSCNP) Contact Team meeting will be held:
Thursday, November 14 6:30 pm to 7:50 pm in the First Honda Conference Room, 3400 Steck Avenue.
The meeting is open to the public

Agenda for the meeting:

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Contact Team
Quarterly Meeting, November 14, 2019 6:30-7:50 p.m.
First Texas Honda Conference Room, 3400 Steck Avenue
AGENDA
1. 6:30 — Call to order; quorum check; acknowledgement of voting
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Correction Re: Making Crosscreek One-way

Correction Re: Making Crosscreek One-way

The “School News” article on page 9 of our Fall/Sept. 2019 newsletter said that “One option being considered to solve the problem of morning and afternoon traffic jams on Crosscreek is to make Crosscreek one-way going east.” Pillow Elementary School principal Yvette Cardenas reports that is NOT an option Pillow is considering. The article also asked that feedback on the possibility be sent to safety [at] nscna [dot] org. The feedback we received was uniformly negative. To those who … Read More

Mixed-Use, Main Street, and Industrial Zones in North Shoal Creek Under the Proposed LDC

Mixed-Use, Main Street, and Industrial Zones in North Shoal Creek Under the Proposed LDC

MU5A: High-intensity multi-use residential, office, service, retail, and entertainment uses

MU5B: high intensity residential & commercial, including storage and auto-related businesses

  •             Minimum lot size: 5,000 sq. ft.  if multifamily; 48 dwelling units/acre + unlimited AHBP (Affordable Housing Bonus Program)
  •             Minimum lot size: 1,800 sq. ft. live/work or townhouse; 24 dwelling units/acre; no AHBP
  •            Setbacks from property lines: 5’ front – 5’ side street – 0’ side-0’ rear
  •             Compatibility setbacks <75’ wide lot: 5-5-15-30
  •                                                       >75’ wide lot: 5-5-20-30
  •             Height max. :
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An overview of multifamily zoning in North Shoal Creek under the proposed land development code

An overview of multifamily zoning in North Shoal Creek under the proposed land development code

North Shoal Creek is zoned to contain 3 of the 5 zoning codes proposed for multifamily areas in the draft LDC. Please see the map below for the locations of our neighborhood’s multifamily zones.

RM2 (the triplexes and fourplexes on Mossrock & Dawnridge Circle):

  •             Min. lot size for a multifamily dwelling: 5,000 sq. ft.
  •             Min. lot size for a live/work dwelling or townhouse: 1,800 sq. ft.
  •             Number of dwelling units per acre: 24 base, with an additional 36/acre under
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An overview of residential zoning in North Shoal Creek under the proposed land development code

An overview of residential zoning in North Shoal Creek under the proposed land development code

Existing single family zoning in North Shoal Creek becomes R2A zoning, with this exception: single-family houses along Rockwood between Steck and Anderson become R4. R4 is the least-intense missing middle zone in a transition area.

What can be built in an R2A zone? A maximum of 2 dwelling units, although a home qualifying for a preservation incentive could build a total of 3 units

  •           On a 5,000 sq. ft. lot: 1 single-family home, a duplex, or a single-family home with
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Opportunity to Provide Input on Draft Land Development Code Revision

Opportunity to Provide Input on Draft Land Development Code Revision

Planning Commission

Community Interest Announcement

Land Development Code Revision Working Groups Workshop Monday, October 14, 2019 at 6-9:00 p.m.

Austin City Hall

301 W. 2nd Street, Austin, Texas

Planning Commission Working Groups invite the public to participate in discussion regarding the Land Development Code Revision.

 

6:00 p.m.

Affordability Working Group – City Hall, Atrium Downtown Working Group – City Hall, W. 2nd Street Entrance Lounge

Process / Admin Procedures Working Group– City Hall, Room 2003

7:30 p.m.

Residential Working Group … Read More