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    Helpful Links List

    May 13th, 2009
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    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, [...]

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    Local Historic Districts to be Established

    April 6th, 2009
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    New Historic Preservation Ordinance Allows Local Historic Districts To Be Established:  On June 22, 2006, the Austin City Council passed an ordinance allowing for the establishment of local historic districts (“LHDs”) by providing rehabilitation incentives for properties in such districts.  The stated purpose of these LHDs is to preserve the areas.  The neighbors in a [...]

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    Local Historic Districts FAQ

    April 3rd, 2009
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    I’ve heard or read something about city historic districts for Austin neighborhoods. What’s going on?
    In December 2004, the Austin city council passed an ordinance allowing groups of homes to come together to form “local historic districts” (LHDs). The stated purpose of these LHDs is to preserve the areas. The neighbors in a LHD [...]

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    Guiding Principals for a Local Historical District

    April 3rd, 2009
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    Every LHD is intended to conform to the values and desires of the neighborhood it applies to. If we had an LHD, what should it look like?
    Based in part on the work done by the Pemberton Heights Neighborhood Association, WANG has defined the following set of Guiding Principals for what we think our neighbors [...]

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