Housing property rezoned

Cedar Park City Council on Feb. 13 unanimously approved rezoning 21 acres north of Park Street for single-family use. The vote included several conditions for the site, including a 10,000-square-foot minimum for lots. Developers said the city's current ordinance would have restricted the quality of their planned executive-style housing. A 3/4 majority of council votes was required after 68 percent of qualifying neighbors to the property presented a petition opposing the zoning request. Mayor Matt Powell said he hoped site developers and neighbors could work out their differences.

By Stephen Burnett
Stephen Burnett has been a community journalist since 2005. He joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in November 2013. For the cities of Cedar Park, Leander and northwest Austin, he covers city and county government, business, development, events, transportation, utilities and more.


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