Your voice and vote

Major changes are coming to Austin's regulatory system and our public infrastructure. Join AIA Austin's efforts to transform public policy and the built environment.

A. 2012 IBC / 2012 IRC / 2012 IECC Code Adoption (City of Austin- early 2013)
Are you studying up on the 2012 Building Codes? Are there new concepts where architects need further education? You are not alone! Send your ideas and trouble spots to our Commercial Liaison Michael Hsu . This will help us plan a Forum later this year.

B. Land Development Code Rewrite
Now that Imagine Austin is adopted, one of the City's next steps is overhauling Austin's Land Development Code. We are at the very early stages of determining where AIA Austin will be most needed. If the words "Land Development Code" get you excited, please send your name to Planning Liaison Bart Whatley .

C. Infrastructure Bond VOTE:

AIA Austin has identified 5 local bonds that are specifically recommended by AIA national policy.

Proposition 12 (Transportation and Mobility)
Proposition 13 (Open Space and Watershed Protection)
Proposition 14 (Parks and Recreation)
Proposition 15 (Housing)
Proposition 18 (Library, Museum and Cultural Arts Facility)
(link in process)

D. Old Bakery Park Improvements Kickoff :
One year after the Ideathon imagined a new future for the Old Bakery Block, the future has arrived! Join us noon Wednesday 1006 Congress Avenue for the kickoff meeting for Old Bakery pocket park improvements, and vote on your top priorities to receive funding.

E. Comprehensive Plan Performance Indicators:
The City of Austin now tracks 105 metrics related to development and Sustainability. Our next advocacy survey will invite your comments on the collection, promotion, and use of this data.