City Council recently set a policy of hearing zoning cases during the second Thursday of each month. Many of the zoning requests on the May 14 agenda seek changes from single-family use or multifamily use to mixed-use, office use or townhome/condominium use. For example, a site at 2000 Justin Lane currently occupied by Korean Methodist Church could become two office buildings with a three-story parking garage, should rezoning gain council approval.
Other items, such as one from Radio Coffee and Bar's owners at 4102 Manchaca Road, would allow construction of a general restaurant in a residential area.
Other zoning highlights:
- Consider a zoning appeal regarding 1.213 acre property located along Red Bluff Road approximately 1,600 feet east of the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and Cesar Chavez Street. The developer seeks to construct a hotel and restaurant. Should council deny the appeal, the developer would still be allowed to move forward with previously approved design plans.
- Consider allowing three tracts immediately east of I-35 to be rezoned to allow a housing and business development.
- Consider allowing construction of townhomes or condominiums at 2712 and 2800 Del Curto Road in South Austin.