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Draft 3 Map

Draft 3 Text

Public input opportunities

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Read the Draft 3 Guide

Draft 3 Community Position Papers

Commission Reports

Planning Commission Recommendation Report (updated 7/5/18)

Zoning and Platting Commission Recommendation Report

Draft 3 Materials

Code

PDF copy of the full code
This is a large file (26MB). Please allow some time for the document to download to your device. Chapter 21-1 was revised on 02/14/18. The first post contained pages from another Chapter; those pages have been removed.

Zoning Framework Tables
These tables allow for a comparison of site development standards across multiple zoning districts as proposed in Draft 3 of CodeNEXT.  Note: This is not code content but rather a useful way to visually compare across zones in greater detail than is contained in the Code Draft Guide. Updated on 04/11/2018

Required Parking Summary Table
This table summarizes required on-site parking for different uses and zones as proposed in Draft 3 of CodeNEXT. Note: This is not code content but rather a quick and easy way to visually compare parking requirements across uses and zones.

Map

PDFs of proposed zoning maps
PDFs of current and proposed zoning maps by district and the full city.

Draft 3 GIS Zoning Layer

Draft 3 Map Atlas
The Map Atlas is a guide to understanding changes to the Draft 3 map. This atlas shows all Draft 3 map updates at a City-wide, District, and small area scale. Map updates include corrections to data errors and refinements to reflect edits to the zones.  In addition, the Map Atlas (at page 191) contains an appendix that lists properties by Address/Locations, the Draft 3 zone, the Addendum Zone and an Explanation.

Errata and Addendum

Errata and Addendum User Guide
Please review this document prior to opening the Errata or Addendum. This guide explains what the Draft 3 Errata and Addendum contain, as well as how to use these documents.

Draft 3 Errata
Please review the Errata and Addendum User Guide prior to opening the Errata. The Errata consists of minor edits that do not alter content, such as grammatical edits, formatting changes, and cross-reference updates. The Errata does not incorporate Addendum updates, and includes every page of Draft 3. Please allow some time for this document to download to your device.

Draft 3 Addendum
Please review the Errata and Addendum User Guide prior to opening the Addendum. The CodeNEXT Addendum Highlights identifies some of the major changes or additions that are part of the Addendum. The Addendum consists of content updates made to Draft 3 such as the addition of new text, changes to diagrams, and the deletion of text.

Equity Assessment Report

City of Austin CodeNEXT Equity Evaluation
This file contains a full report of the third party equity assessment evaluation that was conducted by the Government Alliance on Race and Equity and Mesu Strategies on CodeNEXT. This report contains an executive summary as well as provides guidance in five core areas to improve the draft of the code from an equity perspective.

SWOT Analysis

Logic Model Analyses

Community Engagement Map

CodeNEXT Equity Assessment Sections 1 and 2
This file contains staff responses to the equity assessment tool for sections 1 and 2.

CodeNEXT Logic Models and Supporting Maps
This file contains staff responses to logic models of the equity assessment tool along with complimentary maps.

CodeNEXT Additional Questions and Supporting Documents
This file contains staff responses to additional questions and supporting miscellaneous materials that were submitted to evaluators.

Additional Information

CodeNEXT Policy Tables
This table summarizes significant code revisions from current code to Draft 3.

Community Engagement Report
Report from Group Solutions RJW summarizing CodeNEXT conversations with 17 organizations representing traditionally underrepresented populations

Functional Green Overview
This is a large file (29MB). Please allow some time for the document to download to your device.

Sign Regulations Overview
Summarizes how the proposed Draft 3 sign regulations differ from current Chapter 25-10.

Watershed Protection Department Analysis of Proposed Impervious Cover Entitlements for CodeNEXT Draft 3

Proposed Administrative Procedures for Affordable Housing Bonus Program

Calculations for Proposed Affordable Housing Bonus Program
This Excel file demonstrates the methodology used to calibrate the Affordable Housing Bonus Program (AHBP) as proposed in CodeNEXT Draft 3. Workbooks in the file include policy and data assumptions and a pro forma for real estate feasibility calculations that users can adjust.

Proposed Affordable Housing Bonus Program Input
The City of Austin is seeking input on aspects of the citywide Affordable Housing Bonus Program proposed in CodeNEXT related to development assumptions used in modeling, and criteria for allowing projects to provide alternatives to on-site affordable housing. Read more about each of these input opportunities by clicking on the link above.

Affordable Housing Bonus Program Draft Set Aside Geographies (as of March 2018)
These maps show the percentages of units that must be set aside as affordable when participating in the Affordable Housing Bonus Program proposed in CodeNEXT Draft 3. For directions on how to use the maps, see page 7 of the "Proposed Administrative Procedures for Affordable Housing Program" document linked above.

          Draft Rental Set Asides Map

          Draft For Sale Set Asides Map

          Draft Rental Set Asides Data

          Draft For Sale Set Asides Data

Draft 3 Report Card
          Housing Capacity Calculation Corrections

          Report Card

          Report Card Indicators Workbook

          VMT and Travel Behaviors Indicator

          CodeNEXT Draft 3 VMT Modeling
          Links to ZIP files. Files must be downloaded to be viewed.

Envision Tomorrow Data
          Draft 3 Housing Capacity Analysis

          Draft 3 Redevelopment Analysis Files
          Links to ZIP files. Files must be downloaded to be viewed.

Prior CodeNEXT Drafts

All materials for Draft 2 can be found here.

All materials for Draft 1, including track changes versions of the changes made from Draft 1 to Draft 2, can be found here.

Pre-Draft 1 Work Products

For information published before Draft 1 click here.