Rezoning Renderings

Here’s What Land Developers Can Build Under the City of Austin’s Rezoning Plan

If the city’s controversial rezoning plan is approved, 100 percent of the residential properties in Austin will be rezoned for greater density.

R2A & R2B: A Pair of New Dwelling Units on Most Residential Lots in Austin

R2A & R2B: A Pair of New Dwelling Units on Most Residential Lots in Austin

In areas rezoned as “R2A” or “R2B,” land developers will be allowed to build a pair of new residences on any lot with a structure 30 years or older already on it. Up to six unrelated adults will be allowed to live in each of those three dwellings, and in many cases developers will not be required to provide space for additional parking. Check this map to see if your area will be rezoned as R2A or R2B.

RM1: 40-Foot Structures With up to 10 Dwelling Units on Individual Lots

RM1: 40-Foot Structures With up to 10 Dwelling Units on Individual Lots

In areas rezoned as “RM1,” land developers will be allowed to build structures up to 40 feet tall, with up to 10 individual housing units in each. 10,000 square-foot lots may be subdivided, allowing up to 20 units. The impervious cover limit would be 60 percent. Check this map to see if your area will be rezoned as RM1.

R4: 45-Foot Structures With up to Eight Dwelling Units on Individual Lots

R4: 45-Foot Structures With up to Eight Dwelling Units on Individual Lots

In areas rezoned as “R4,” land developers will be allowed to build structures up to 45 feet tall, with up to eight individual housing units in each. 10,000 square-foot lots may be subdivided, allowing up to 16 units. The impervious cover limit would be 50 percent. Check this map to see if your area will be rezoned as R4.