Another zoning change request: Investor’s application approved as protests force a second straight super majority vote
By Miles Smith
A zoning change has now required a super majority vote – a 6-1 decision – in consecutive Lockhart City Council meetings.
A 6-1 vote is required when more than 20 percent of residents owning land with a portion of their properties within 200 feet of the applicant file formal protests with the city.
It turned out favorably for Tuesday night’s applicant, Hal Davis, an Austin resident who said he owns more than 250 properties, including 50 “doorbells” in Lockhart and the assisted living center at 1017 Bois D’Arc.
Read more in this week’s Post-Register.