The Land Use and Real Estate Division provides advice and counsel to specific City departments including Planning and Zoning, Development Services, Watershed Protection, Real Estate Services, Austin Water-Wildlands Conservation Division, and Public Works Capital Contracting Office, as well as support for the Parks and Recreation Department.

The attorneys provide legal advice, legislative drafting, transactional and contractual assistance on issues relating to real estate, zoning, land development, environmental protection, and endangered species. The Division provides the support for the Zoning and Platting Commission, Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment, and Environmental Commission, among others.

Mitzi Cotton is the Land Use and Real Estate Division Chief.


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