Rezoning Case C14-2014-0157, for 8528-8600 Burnet Road/8647 Rockwood Lane (Crump and Gordon properties) was previously published on this site on October 26. The following new, revised and/or additional information is provided concerning this case:
Proposed Zoning Change:
From: CS – General Commercial Services district is intended predominately for commercial and industrial activities of a service nature having operating characteristics or traffic service requirements generally incompatible with residential environments.
To: MF-6-CO- Multifamily Residence (Highest Density) district is intended to accommodate multifamily
and group residential use. This district is appropriate for highest density housing in centrally located areas
near supporting transportation and commercial facilities, in areas adjoining downtown Austin and major
institutional or employment centers, and in other selected areas where highest density multifamily use is
desirable. CO- Conditional Overlay combining district may be applied in combination with any base
district. The district is intended to provide flexible and adaptable use or site development regulations by
requiring standards tailored to individual properties.
The applicant is proposing the following conditional overlay (CO) in this case: 1) to limit the height on the property to 60 feet, 2) to state that 15% of the multi-family dwelling units shall be reserved for SMART Housing
and 3) to limit the number of units to a maximum of 300 residential units on the site.
This application is scheduled to be heard by the Planning Commission on December 9, 2014. The
meeting will be held at City Hall Council Chambers, 301 West 2nd Street beginning at 6:00p.m.
This application is scheduled to be heard by the City Council on January 29, 2015 at City Hall Council Chambers, 301 West 2nd Street beginning at 2:00p.m.
In the November 4, 2014, the members present voted to object to this rezoning. Comments or recommendations concerning this case may be emailed to development [at] nscna [dot] org.