Round Rock City Council rezones 5.19 acres on edge of city limits

Plans for the property include a maximum of 40 detached single-family homes to be constructed with 20-foot setbacks from the property boundary. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)
Plans for the property include a maximum of 40 detached single-family homes to be constructed with 20-foot setbacks from the property boundary. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

Plans for the property include a maximum of 40 detached single-family homes to be constructed with 20-foot setbacks from the property boundary. (Courtesy city of Round Rock)

A 5.19-acre plot of land was approved on its first reading for rezoning to planned unit development status and annexation by the Round Rock City Council on Oct. 28.

In addition to holding a public hearing regarding the rezoning of the property, council approved a resolution to execute a service agreement to provide utilities with the property owner and ordinances for the parcel’s rezoning and annexation. No speakers gave comment during the city's public hearing.

The development will receive services from the city of Round Rock except for wastewater, Planning and Development Services Director Brad Wiseman said, as there is no access. Extensions for other city utilities will be paid by the property owner.

The property, owned by RGC CAde Lake LLC., is surrounded by a single-family development in Round Rock on two sides, surrounded by another single-family development in Pflugerville on another and boxed in by a church-owned property in Round Rock, according to city documents. In the north and south, two local streets provide access to the property from both Round Rock and Pflugerville.

Plans for the property include a maximum of 40 detached single-family homes to be constructed with 20-foot setbacks from the property boundary.


During a hearing for the rezoning held by the Round Rock Planning and Zoning Commission, according to city documents, a Round Rock resident shared concerns for trees and an easement on the property adjacent to his lot, and a Pflugerville resident shared more general concerns about the appearances of the homes, what type of housing they would be, increased traffic and crime.
By Brooke Sjoberg
Brooke Sjoberg is the Round Rock reporter for the Round Rock and Pflugerville/Hutto editions of Community Impact Newspaper. She worked for The Gonzales Inquirer, The Daily Texan and The Daily Dot among other publications before coming to Community Impact. Brooke is from Seguin, TX and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 2020. Her last name is pronounced Show-burg.


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