Rollingwood extends timeline on first comprehensive plan

(Community Impact Newspaper file photo)
(Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

(Community Impact Newspaper file photo)

The city of Rollingwood—in the process of creating its first-ever comprehensive plan—has pushed back its completion date from September, according to City Administrator Amber Lewis.

“We’re still working through the community feedback we received,” Lewis said. “We don’t want to rush it.”

A comprehensive plan is a “road map” for future development within a city and provides recommendations on what can—and cannot—be built within the city. Comprehensive plans can greatly affect residential and commercial property values.

Rollingwood City Council hired Pegasus Planning and Development, an Austin consulting firm, to facilitate the plan’s creation.

The primary focus of the plan will be Bee Cave Road, according to city documents. Lewis said the city is in the process of meeting with members from City Council, the planning and zoning commission and the Rollingwood Community Development Corp. on how to further engage with the community.


Rollingwood hosted an online survey in July to gauge residents’ priorities. The city received 270 responses from approximately half of the city’s 531 households.
By Brian Perdue
Brian Perdue is the editor of the Lake Travis-Westlake and Northwest Austin editions of Community Impact Newspaper. A native of Virginia's Appalachian Mountains, he has been a journalist since 1992, living and working in Virginia, Washington D.C., Hawaii's Big Island, Southern California and Florida before moving to Austin in 2019.


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