Development

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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PLEASE ATTEND: Neighborhood Plan Contact Team Inaugural Meeting Tuesday September 25 6:30-7:45 p.m. First Texas Honda Conference Room

From the City of Austin:

North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan Approved By City Council – Neighborhood Plan Contact Team By-laws Adoption and Officer Elections at 9/25/18 Meeting

The City of Austin is pleased to announce the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan was unanimously approved by City Council on August 23rd. The plan is now an element of the Comprehensive Plan, and the North Shoal Creek Future Land Use Map will guide land use decisions within the planning area.

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City Council Unanimously Passes North Shoal Creek Plan

At its Thursday, August 23 meeting, the Austin City Council voted 11-0 to pass our neighborhood plan as submitted by staff and approved by NSCNA except for one change recommended by the Planning Commission. This change means that ADUs (accessory dwelling units) now can be built in our neighborhood on lots zoned SF2 as well as SF3. Previously, ADUs could be built only on lots zoned SF3, which accounts for 35% of our residential zoning.

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IMPORTANT CALL TO ACTION! IT’S “CAR POOL TO CITY HALL” TIME AGAIN THIS THURSDAY, AUG. 23

Dear North Shoal Creek Resident,
Our neighborhood plan comes before the Austin City Council for a public hearing and vote this THURSDAY AUGUST 23. We need NSC residents to show up and support our plan as it was written and approved by both stakeholders and city staff via our planning process (“our version”). This is the version that will be the subject of Thursday’s public hearing. Council will also debate and vote on adding changes reommended by the Planning Commission.

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UPDATE ON CITY COUNCIL ACTION ON NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN

City Council voted this afternoon  (Aug. 9) to pass our plan on first reading, but also to delay the public hearing until August 23. While it’s good they passed it on first reading, this means that all of us who were at City Hall had to pack up and go home with our arguments against the Planning Commission changes unheard. We’ll need another car pool to City Hall on August 23, so please put it on your calendars!… Read More

CALL TO ACTION: NSC NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN GOES TO CITY COUNCIL THURSDAY AUGUST 9

Dear North Shoal Creek Resident,
The Austin City Council will hold a public hearing and vote on our neighborhood plan during their Thursday, August 9 meeting at City Hall. We need NSC residents to show up and support our plan as it was written and approved by both stakeholders and city staff at the end of our planning process (“our version”). This is an important distinction because the plan Council will be voting on includes three changes made by the … Read More

IMPORTANT FYI: NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN HEADS TO CITY COUNCIL AUGUST 9

The draft North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan will be presented to City Council for final approval on August 9th, no earlier than 4:00 PM. The public hearing will be in City Council Chambers at City Hall (301 West 2nd Street, Austin, Texas). The draft plan, with Planning Commission’s recommended changes, is available for review in PDF format (12MB file) on the plan web page. The draft plan is also available for review at the North Village Branch Library. The

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SPECIAL CALLED MEETING JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM

PLEASE COME TO A SPECIAL CALLED MEETING OF THE NORTH SHOAL CREEK NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, TUESDAY, JULY 24, 6:30-8:00 PM IN THE PILLOW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL LIBRARY, 3025 CROSSCREEK DR.

The meeting topic is the three changes made by the Planning Commission to the North Shoal Creek Neighborhood Plan:

1) Allow for more accessory dwelling units (ADUs) and duplexes throughout the residential core by changing all single-family residential zoning to SF-3

2) Up-zone Steck Avenue to allow for missing middle housing. Missing … Read More