New Residential Development in Austin

This is the second series of data visualizations on development in Austin. This series focuses on permits issued for the construction of new residential units. New residential development includes the construction of single family units, multifamily units, mixed use units, duplexes, triplexes, fourplexes as well as accessory dwelling, garage apartment, and secondary apartment units. The source of this information is the the Issued Construction Permits data set. This series includes -
  1. New Residential Development in Austin - Web Map
  2. Summary by Calendar Year and Type
  3. Summary by Council District and Type
  4. Summary by Zip Code and Type

New Residential Development in Austin - Web Map

The New Residential Development in Austin web map on ArcGIS Online showcases the building permits that were issued for the construction of new residential units in Austin from 2006. It includes information on the type, status, number of units, location, and valuation associated with the permit.The data set is updated weekly. The map can get slow when the user is zoomed out due to the size of the data set.
Map Widgets
There are a few widgets in the map which can help the user in exploring the data.
  1. About - This will give you more information about the map and associated products.
  2. Base Map Gallery - This widget can help you change base maps as per your preference.
  3. Filter – You can use this filter to filter by different types of permits.
  4. Layers – This can help you turn the web map layers on and off.
  5. Legend – This is the legend for the various layers in the web map.
  6. Print - You can use the Print widget to print the map. The printing area is limited to what is viewed on the screen.
  7. Search – You can type in an address and click on the search icon to locate that particular address on the map.
  8. Share – This widget is useful for sharing the web map digitally.
  9. Zoom – You can click on the zoom options to zoom in or out of the map.

Summary by Calendar Year and Unit Type

Distribution of building permits issued for the construction of new residential development by calendar year and unit type

Summary by Council District and Type

Distribution of building permits issued for the construction of new residential development by council district and unit type

Summary by Zip Code and Type

Distribution of building permits issued for the construction of new residential development by zip code and unit type

Source:
The source data set is permit data as retrieved from the Issued Construction Permits data set. 
Disclaimer:
This product is for informational purposes and has not been prepared for, or be suitable for legal, engineering, or surveying purposes. It does not represent an on-the-ground survey and represents only the approximate relative location of property boundaries. The work products have been produced by the Development Services Department for the sole purpose of geographic reference and to aid regional planning. No warranty is made by the City of Austin regarding specific accuracy or completeness. 
It is assumed that the information reported by the developers and / or retrieved by the City of Austin's Application MANagement and Data Automation (AMANDA) is accurate and complete, though no warranty is made by the City of Austin regarding specific accuracy or completeness. Not all records have been populated with the correct unit numbers. No guarantee is made by the City of Austin that the development for which the permit was issued is carried out. This data should be considered in a broader context of citywide development patterns, not on a specific case by case basis. 
Contact:
If you have questions or comments about this series, please contact Surbhi Bakshi at Surbhi.Bakshi@austintexas.gov or at 512.974.6459.