Rezoning Map

Here’s How City Hall’s Rezoning Plan Impacts You

Scroll Down to Learn More About the City of Austin’s Proposed Zoning Changes

3 units per lot (R2A, R2B)
6-10 units per lot (RM1)
4-8 units per lot (R4)
2-4 units (R1, R2C, R3)

Zoom in to see how the City of Austin proposes to rezone individual properties. Click here for more details.

CodeNEXT Is Back

CodeNEXT didn’t die—it’s alive and well, thanks to the controversial rezoning plan released by City Hall on October 4, 2019. As part of that plan, local officials want to rezone tens of thousands of existing homes, incentivize their demolition, and allow the construction of apartment, condominium, and other multi-unit developments in their place. Property taxes will soar, displacement will rise, and Austin’s affordability crisis will become even worse.

If Your Area Is Rezoned as R2A or R2B (Purple on the Map):

If the city’s rezoning plan is approved, every residential property in Austin will be rezoned for greater density, effectively abolishing single-family zoning throughout the community. Land developers will be allowed to add a pair of large residences to any lot in the city that is 5,000 square feet or larger and has a home 30 years or older already on it. Up to six unrelated adults would be allowed to live in each of the lot’s three homes, and in many cases land developers will not be required to provide space for any additional parking. Click here to see what new developments in R2A and R2B may look like.

If Your Area Is Rezoned as RM1 or R4 (Red or Orange on the Map):

The “transition zones” proposed by the city council surround most of the major roadways and transit corridors in Austin. Inside them, land developers will be allowed to construct buildings 40-45 feet tall on individual lots, with 8-10 dwelling units in each. Lots that are 10,000 square feet or larger may be subdivided, allowing 16-20 dwelling units. Up to 60% of each lot can be covered by concrete or other impervious materials, and in many cases land developers will not be required to provide space for any additional parking. Click here to see what new developments in RM1 and R4 zones may look like.

If Your Area Is Rezoned as R1, R2C, or R3 (Aqua on the Map):

On properties rezoned as R1, R2C, or R3, land developers will be allowed to build different combinations of structures based on lot size. In R1 areas, they will be allowed to build one home for every 2,500 square feet in a given lot. In R2C areas, they will be able to build a home and and an accessory dwelling unit (ADU), or a duplex, for every 3,500 square feet in a given lot. In R3 areas, they will be allowed to develop three-unit multifamily buildings on lots as small as 5,000 square feet. In all of these cases, the city will allow increased development if small portions of existing homes are “preserved.”

Want to take action? File an official rezoning protest to protect your home and neighborhood from the City of Austin’s plan!

The color of a property's outline shows how the City of Austin proposed rezoning it in October 2019. If the outline color doesn't match the color of the property itself, then its proposed zoning classification has changed since that time.

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