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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From the City of Austin:
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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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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BREAKING NEWS: THE AUSTIN CITY COUNCIL PASSED OUR NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN UNANIMOUSLY AT TODAY’S COUNCIL MEETING (THURSDAY AUGUST 23). MORE INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED THIS WEEKEND.… Read More
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
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
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