The Zoning Commission on Tuesday endorsed slight zoning changes for two neighboring Alta Vista properties that would fully accommodate formal historic designations of both structures.
An Irving developer, whose proposed 350-unit apartment complex had caused outrage among neighbors in the Cresta Bella community, has withdrawn its rezoning request.
The proposed rules– aimed at curbing gun violence in neighborhoods and around schools – would relegate new gun shops to higher-intensity development zones.
A public hearing could be held by City Council as soon as Oct. 18 the proposed closure of streets as part of the controversial master plan for Alamo Plaza.
Nearly eight acres near the former brewery has been rezoned to become an “infill development zone.”
Commissioners said the proposed 20-loft development was too dense and tall for the neighborhood.
Housing density and parking, two of the most talked-about urban planning issues in San Antonio these days, were in the spotlight Tuesday afternoon.
A Dallas-based development firm will continue to pursue a taller office building – but not at 11 stories.
The Commission on Tuesday approved multifamily zoning that allows no more than 50 units per acre.
Zoning decisions shouldn’t be based upon answering the singular question of whether an infill project fits in with the neighborhood.