Neighborhood Planning provides an opportunity for citizens to take a proactive role in the planning process and decide how their neighborhoods will move into the future.
Imagine Austin is our city’s comprehensive plan for the future. Fueled by ideas and contributions from the Austin community, this 30-year plan for the city is based on Austin's greatest asset is its people: passionate about our city, committed to its improvement, and determined to see this vision become a reality.
Master Plans, Corridor Plans and Special District Plans apply the principles of Urban Design to 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.
Please visit the Urban Design website for more information.
The city is currently working on a neighborhood plan for the North Shoal Creek neighborhood planning area, bounded by Anderson Lane, Mopac, US 183, & Burnet Road.
The South Central Waterfront Initiative will promote a vision and implement a cohesive set of recommendations, tools, and programs to guide public and private development over the next 20-plus years. The goal is to ensure that, as this area inevitably changes, every increment of change will contribute to making a great new district that:
Transit Oriented Development (TOD) is an intentional mixing of land use and transit through the creation of compact, walkable, mixed-use communities within walking distance of a transit stop or station.