Long range planning provides an opportunity for community members to shape the neighborhoods where they live, work or own property, while addressing  land use, zoning, transportation and urban design issues.

Adopted Neighborhood Planning Areas

This page links to neighborhood plans, future land use maps (FLUMs), contact team information and related plan amendments (ordinance numbers). Please click on the Official Map or the ArcGIS Map to see the adopted neighborhood planning areas.

Neighborhood Plan Contact Teams

A neighborhood plan contact team (NPCT) is a group of individuals designated to be the stewards or advocates of their adopted neighborhood plan. They work with city staff towards the implementation of the plan recommendations, review and initiate plan amendments, serve as community points of contact, and work on behalf of other neighborhood stakeholders.

Neighborhood Planning Resources

This page has information about land use and zoning, neighborhood plan amendments, front or side yard parking, and mobile food establishments.

Implementation Program

The Planning and Zoning Department (PAZ) monitors implementation of PAZ-developed small area plans and supports implementation of adopted plans in a number of ways.

Imagine Austin

Imagine Austin is our 30-year plan for the city is based on Austin’s greatest asset: its people. The plan lays out a vision for how the city can grow in a compact and connected way.

Urban Design

Urban Design is the process of shaping a city’s physical form. The principal elements that Urban Design examines include: parks, open space, and other places that people may gather: streets, sidewalks, and walkways; bridges and water bodies; historical features; trees and landscaping; and lighting and signage.