City Council on Thursday approved a zoning change that paves the way for new development over the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone on the Northwest Side. The change will affect 22 acres close to the intersection of Jones Maltsberger and Redland roads. The land is part of the Edwards Aquifer recharge zone, where water flows underground and adds to the main drinking water supply of the San Antonio region.
Landowner Austin Hagauer, a San Antonio real estate broker, plans to build 67 single-family homes and 12 apartment buildings on the property, a former horse farm.
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