West Austin Neighborhood Group

Preserving and Protecting West Austin

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    Links and Contact

    Neighborhood Planning Information
    Central West Austin Combined Neighborhood Planning Area Website West Austin Neighborhood Group “Neighborhood Plan” (Adopted May, 1986)
    Survey Results re Proposed Development of Austin State School Property (January, 2005) Survey Results of West Austin Neighborhood re Residential Compatibility Standards (aka “McMansion Ordinance Survey”) (April, 2006)
    Brackenridge Tract Development Agreement Neighborhood Planning Library and Resources (information about neighborhood planning, land use, zoning, neighborhood plan special uses and design tools, front yard parking, mapping, and other Austin city plans)
    Old West Austin Neighborhood Plan (June 29, 2000) Visit the WANG Neighborhood Planning page for more info
    Zoning & Code Information
    City of Austin Interactive Building Plans, Permits & Inspection Request (search for building plans and permits by address) Travis Central Appraisal District Neighborhood Association Web sites City of Austin Zoning & Planning Dept (Neighborhood Planning and Zoning issues) Summary of Residential Zoning Requirements Austin Zoning “101” Presentation Download Neighborhood Resource Guide (.rtf format) Austin Neighborhoods Council (ANC) Services for Austin Neighborhoods Smart Growth Initiative
    Links to City ServicesAustin Police Dept. Neighborhood Crime Stats Animal Shelter (708-6000)Animal Control for loose or dangerous animals, (708-6000), or call 911. Dead Animal Pickup: (494-9400) Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM. For Saturday pickup, call (848-8838) between 8 a.m. and noon. Solid Waste Services will remove dead animals if they are on public streets or placed on the curbside.Bicycling Information (505-5606)City of Austin Directory (Start with the Public Information Office, (499-2220) if you need help figuring out whom to call.)

    Calendars City, AISD, UT and more.

    Construction Awareness Information System To obtain information about on-going construction projects that may affect your travel through Central Austin, click here.

    Electric Utility (322-9100)

    Graffiti Hot Line (473-4125)

    Hazardous Waste (499-2111) (batteries, pesticides, paints, solvents, cleansers, etc.)

    Health & Human Services Dept.(469-2188)

    Oak Wilt information

    Parks Department (call 974-6700 to express concerns about park grounds and facilities; Park Police 974-7707)

    Potholes (440-8444)

    Solid Waste (trash pickup and the reporting of brush piles in public spaces)

    Street light problem reporting (505-7617)

    Traffic Calming (and the reporting of neighborhood traffic problems)

    Utility locator (472-2822) ONE CALL marks your property for underground utility lines you might damage by digging.

    Tree Permits and Protection (what are protected trees and permit requirements from Austin’s Green Building Program) (974-1876 Jim Rhoades e-mail)

    Trees – Grow Green Program (Native and adapted plant guide) (974-2446 or Kathy Shay e-mail)

    Water Conservation (974-2199)

    Water and Wastewater (emergency number 972-1000)

    Austin Police Department – Web Links (Emergencies: 911, Non-emergencies: 311)The following links are to assist you in keeping up with recent Austin Police Department news releases and other information. You can periodically check them for updated information. Crimes reported within the boundaries of neighborhood associationsNews/ Press Releases on Events Making the News: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/police/apd_news.htm

    V.I.N. Etching Dates: http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/police/vinetch.htm

    APD District Representative for West Austin,
    Senior Police Officer Nicole Gray #3466
    CWNAC District Representative
    Austin Police Department
    Central West, North Area Command
    512-974-5241 nicole.gray@ci.austin.tx.us

    Austin History Heritage Society of AustinHistory of Austin – Austin History Center

    History of Austin – Convention & Visitors Bureau

    Helpful Information Austin City ConnectionAustin Chamber of Commerce
    Neighborhood Restaurants Holiday House 2425 Exposition (478-2652) (RIP)Abel’s On The Lake, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd. (904-0572) (no menu)

    Maudie’s Cafe, 2608 W. 7th (473-3740) (menu)

    Mangia’s Pizza, 2401 Lake Austin (478-6600) (menu)

    Magnolia Cafe, 2304 Lake Austin Blvd. (478-8645) (menu)

    Fabi and Rosi, 509 Hearn (236-0642) (menu)

    Original David’s Brick Oven, 1608 W. 35th (453-4330)

    (Lunch Menu and Dinner Menu)

    Food!Food!, 2727 Exposition Blvd. (474-8515) (sandwich menu)

    Mozart’s, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd (477-2900)

    Hula Hut, 3825 Lake Austin Blvd (476-4852) (menu)

    Téo Espresso, Gelato & Bella Vita 26 Doors Shopping Center (451-9555)

    ThunderCloud Subs, 2308 L. Austin Blvd. (479-6504
    FAX: 479-0440
    ORDER ON-LINE!) (menu)

    Governmental Contacts
    Austin City CouncilComplete Detailed Information HereMayor Will Wynn
    Phone: (512) 974-2250 Fax: (512) 974-2337
    E-mail: Will.Wynn@ci.austin.tx.us

    Place 1 – Council Member Lee Leffingwell
    Phone: (512) 974-2260 Fax: (512) 974-3212
    E-mail: Lee.Leffingwell@ci.austin.tx.us

    Place 2 – Council Member Mike Martinez
    Phone: (512) 974-2264 Fax: (512) 974-1887
    E-mail: Mike.Martinez@ci.austin.tx.us

    Place 3 – Council Member Randi Shade
    Phone: (512) 974-2255 Fax: (512) 974-1888
    E-mail: Randi.Shade@ci.austin.tx.us

    Place 4 – Laura Morrison
    Phone: (512) 974-2258 Fax: (512) 974-1886

    E-mail: Laura.Morrison@ci.austin.tx.us

    Place 5 – Mayor Pro Tem Brewster McCracken
    Phone: (512) 974-2256 Fax: (512) 974-1884
    E-mail: Brewster.McCracken@ci.austin.tx.us

    Place 6 – Council Member Sheryl Cole
    Phone: (512) 974-2266 Fax: (512) 974-1890
    E-mail: Sheryl.Cole@ci.austin.tx.us

    Regional, State and Federal Gov’t
    Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO)Texas State Senators Senate District 14 – Senator Kirk Watson (463-0114 or kirk.watson@senate.state.tx.us)

    Senate District 25: Senator Jeff Wentworth (463-0125 or jeff.wentworth@senate.state.tx)

    Texas State Representatives

    House District 46: State Representative Dawnna Dukes (463-0506 or dawnna.dukes@house.state.tx.us)

    House District 47: State Representative Valinda Bolton (463-0652 or valinda.bolton@house.state.tx.us

    House District 48: State Representative Donna Howard (463-0631 or donna.howard@house.state.tx.us)

    House District 49: State Representative Elliott Naishtat (463-0668 or elliot.naishtat@house.state.tx.us)

    House District 50: State Representative Mark Strama (463-0821 or mark.strama@house.state.tx.us)

    House District 51: State Representative Eddie Rodriguez (463-0674 or eddie.rodriguez@house.state.tx.us)

    Texas U.S. Representatives

    Congressional District 10 -Michael T. McCaul ((202) 225-2401 or michael.mccaul@mail.house.gov)

    Congressional District 21 – Congressman Lamar Smith (202-225-4236)

    Congressional District 25 – Congressman Lloyd Doggett (202-225-4865 or doggett@hr.house.gov)

    Texas U.S. Senators

    U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (202-224-5922 or senator@hutchison.senate.gov)

    U.S. Senator John Cornyn (202-224-2934 or senator@cornyn.senate.gov)

    U.S. President President Barack H. Obama (202-456-1414 or president@whitehouse.gov)

    United Nations Secretary-General Of The United Nations – The Honorable Ban Ki-moon (Fax: (212) 963 2155 or sg@un.org or ecu@un.org)