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 80+ neighborhoods and counting...

The Community Character Manual is an unprecedented effort to document the patterns, form, and character of Austin’s neighborhoods to provide a foundation for good planning and policy decisions in our city. The document, once finished, will present a compilation of photos and analysis mapping of 103 neighborhood reporting areas in Austin.

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Top 10 issues in 11 short videos!

The CodeNEXT team's "Code Diagnosis" report reveals top issues with the City's current land development code. If you've got 17 minutes or even one minute, you can learn about one, two, three or all of these issues in this new video series! Learn about these sometimes contradictory and hard-to-understand rules. If you missed the "Cracking the Code" event on the top issues, you can watch that video presentation too.

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WANTED: Completed 'Boxes' by October 31:

Together, we are creating the kinds of places where we want to live, work, and hang out. CodeNEXT is the new City of Austin initiative to revise the Land Development Code, which determines how land can be used throughout the city – including what can be built, where it can be built, and how much can (and cannot) be built. Tell us about your neighborhood "DNA" with Community Character in a Box.