San Marcos Platinum Planning Study

The Capital Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (CAMPO) and the City of San Marcos are working together toCAMPO SM  logo conduct the San Marcos Platinum Planning Study. The study will produce a series of strategies to address anticipated growth and development within key transportation corridors and activity centers in the community.

Public input will play a key role in shaping the outcomes of the study. Area residents and those who work, study, or commute to San Marcos regularly are encouraged to share comments and ideas to the planning efforts. To sign up for updates, visit or email

Public Involvement Round 1 –

The first round of public involvement for the San Marcos Platinum Planning Study included a series of focus groups and a virtual public meeting which was available from August 31, 2020 – October 12, 2020. A total of 199 survey responses and more than 1000 mapped comments were received and will be used to identify strategies and concepts for future improvement and development options in San Marcos.  

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Upcoming activities:
  • • Steering Committee Meeting 2 – December 2020
  • • Round 2: Public Meeting 2 and Design Workshop – January 2021
  • • Round 3: Public Meeting 3 and present study recommendations – Spring/Summer 2021
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Public Involvement Round 2 –

During the week of January 25 – 29 the San Marcos Platinum Planning Study will host a design workshop with virtual and in-person opportunities to provide input. Participants will view concepts and strategies for each of the centers and corridors and share their thoughts. More details coming soon!

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