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A Vision for Austin's Future

As it approaches its 200th anniversary, Austin is a beacon of sustainability, social equity, and economic opportunity; where diversity and creativity are celebrated; where community needs and values are recognized; where leadership comes from its citizens, and where the necessities of life are affordable and accessible to all.

Austin's greatest asset is its people: passionate about our city, committed to its improvement, and determined to see this vision become a reality.

The Imagine Austin Comprehensive Plan, adopted in 2012, provides us with a framework for realizing this vision. Together we can make it happen.




CodeNEXT Update:

The new draft Code is here!

For more information about the Land Development Code, a breakdown of the content of the new Code, how to provide feedback, and upcoming events, visit the Imagine Austin blog. This page will be updated as new information and events are available.

Watch the presentation given to the CodeNEXT Advisory Group at the Roll Out event here.





Imagine Austin Newsletter - February Edition

Check out the latest edition of the Imagine Austin newsletter to get updates and details about all things Imagine Austin.

And be sure to subscribe to receive the newsletter each month!


Bea Johnson


Speaker Series | Zero Waste Home: Living Waste Free

This event has already happened. Keep an eye out for the video of the presentation coming soon!

Bea and her family are dedicated to living a Zero Waste lifestyle and generate a mere quart of waste per year. In her talk, she'll share insight into her lifestyle and provide listeners with practical solutions to living simply and reducing needless waste. She'll cover the importance of applying the 5R's (Refuse, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Rot) and also the health benefits, and time and money savings that come with less waste.

This event compliments the City of Austin's goals to reach Zero Waste by 2040, which means keeping at least 90% of discarded materials out of landfills. Visit austintexas.gov/zerowaste to learn more.

Date: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Location: Mexican American Cultural Center

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