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Posted on: September 20, 2022

We're Hiring Firefighters

11-04-22 Now Hiring

The City of San Marcos will conduct a Civil Service Examination in order to establish an eligibility list for hiring Firefighters.   This eligibility list will be in effect for a period of one year from the test date or until the list has been ex...

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Posted on: September 9, 2022

Fired Up About Reading

09.29.22 SMFD Fired Up About Reading


Fire Department News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Training Facility Groundbreaking

093022 Training Facility Groundbreaking for Website

San Marcos Fire Department & City of San Marcos officials will hold a groundbreaking ceremony to kick on construction on an upcoming fire training facility. After years of planning, construction is beginning. This training facility&a...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

SMFD Annual Flag Raising Ceremony

09.09.22 SMFD 9-11 Flag Raising Ceremony City Hall Invitation

On Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, San Marcos Fire Department hosted their annual flag raising ceremony to remember the events of Sept. 11, 2001. At this public, flag raising ceremony, the San Marcos Fire Department Honor Guard raised the flag that flew over City ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: August 5, 2022

SMFD Promotes Fire Safety at Texas State

Resident Assistant Training 2022

On Friday, August 5, 2022, SMFD trained with Texas State Residence Assistants (RAs)

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Posted on: June 14, 2022

SMFD Volunteers with Sunshine Kids

Sunshine Kids Floating River

During the week of Monday, June 6 - Sunday, June 12, San Marcos Fire Department volunteered for many events and activities with The Sunshine Kids Foundation. The Sunshine Kids Foundation is a non-profit organization dedicated to children with cancer. SMFD...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 19, 2022

Chief Stephens Named 2022 Fire Chief of the Year

NF Fire Chief of the Year

On Wednesday, April 13, 2022, San Marcos Fire Chief Les Stephens was honored by the Texas Fire Chiefs Association. Stephens was presented with the Fire Chief of the Year award during a ceremony at the Texas Fire Chiefs Association Annual Conference in Wac...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Texas Fire Chiefs Association Honors SMFD Members

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Two members of the San Marcos Fire Department were honored with awards from the Texas Fire Chiefs Association. The awards were presented on April 6, 2021, as part of the Texas Fire Chiefs Association Annual Conference in College Station, TX.

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

City Fire Marshal Receives Designation from Commission on Professional Credentialing

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Last month, City of San Marcos Fire Marshal Kelly Kistner became one of only 198 people worldwide to receive the official Fire Marshal designation from the Commission on Professional Credentialing.

 

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Assistant Chief Rick Rowell Retires

Chief Rowell Retires 01-22-21

Rick joined the San Marcos Fire Department in August 1986 as a firefighter trainee and has promoted thru the ranks of Engineer in 1989, Lieutenant in 1994, Captain in 2005, Battalion Chief in 2007 to his current position, Assistant Chief, which he has hel...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: January 21, 2021

SMFD held a soft Grand Opening for Station #2

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San Marcos Fire Department hosted a small, socially-distanced grand opening ceremony on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. This ceremonially marked the opening of its newest fire station #2.  This station is located off Ranch Road 12 in the La Cima ne...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: December 20, 2019

Turning Dirt for new Station #2

Shovel Ceremony

The City of San Marcos and San Marcos Fire Department is moving forward on replacing and relocating Fire Station 2.

The current station #2 was built in the 1950s and is located at Academy Street. The new station will move to Wonder World Drive and Ranch Ro...

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Posted on: March 11, 2021

SEEKING PUBLIC COMMENTS ON CDBG -MITIGATION ACTION PLAN UPDATE 2021

A proposed amendment to the CDBG-MIT Action Plan is scheduled for April 2021.  The proposed amendment focuses on designation of specific projects and budgets for a portion of the overall $24 million in funding. Community engagement activities rel...

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Notice of Demolition Review - 221 North Street

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the carport at 221 North Street (Permit 2019-29699). The application is subject to the emergency demolition delay ordinance (Ordinance 2019-19) as the carport is part of ...

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: June 28, 2018

New Accessory Dwelling Unit Guide Posted Online

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The City’s Planning and Development Services Department has developed a comprehensive guide on Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), or secondary living spaces constructed on single family lots, that is available online at www.sanmarcostx.gov/adu.

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: April 19, 2018

City Council Approves New San Marcos Development Code

San Marcos Planning and Development

“This is a day of celebration! Our new code has been in the works for four years, combining the efforts of City planners, citizens and stakeholders in a collaborative and transparent process involving numerous public meetings and presentations,” said Mayo...

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Planning & Development Services
Posted on: November 15, 2017

2018 Preferred Scenario Amendment Schedule Available

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The schedule for the 2018 Spring Preferred Scenario Amendment Process may be found HERE. The application deadline for this twice-per-year process is January 8, 2018. All applications for amendment to the Preferred Scenario Map may be made online at www.my...

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Posted on: September 21, 2022

ZC-22-38 (Yarrington Commons / GC to CD-4)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tues...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 14, 2022

AN-22-17 (La Cima Ph. 5 Annexation)

Annexation of a 38.586 acre +/- acre tract of land out of the J. Williams Survey, Abstract 490, in Hays County, Texas, generally located at the southwest corner of the W. Centerpoint Rd. and Central Park Lp. Intersection. To track this case, click the fol...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 7, 2022

ZC-22-38 (Yarrington Commons / GC to CD-4)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tu...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 1, 2022

ZC-22-39 (Sunset Acres P to SF-6)

A Zoning Change Application from "P" Public and Institutional to “SF-6” Single Family-6 has been submitted by the City of San Marcos for approximately 0.468 acres known as Lots 13 and 14, Block 18, Section A, in the ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 23, 2022

ZC-22-36 (La Cima Ph 5A & 5B / FD to CD-4)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Mo...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 23, 2022

ZC-22-35 (126 Smith Ln / SF-6 to SF 4.5)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Mo...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 23, 2022

ZC-22-34 (221 E. McCarty Ln / GC, MF-12, & MF-18 to CD-5)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Mo...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 19, 2022

ZC-22-35 (126 Smith Ln / SF-6 to SF 4.5)

A Zoning Change Application from “SF-6” Single Family 6 to “SF-4.5” Single Family 4.5 has been submitted by Jon Thompson on behalf of Matt Key for 1.35 acres of land, located at 126 and 128 Smith Ln. A Neighborhood ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 16, 2022

AN-22-16 (1800 Apartments Annexation)

Annexation of a 20.66 +/- acre tract of land out of the L S Yeates Survey, in Hays County, Texas, generally located on Centerpoint Rd, to the south of the intersection of Centerpoint Rd and Centerpoint Ct. To track this case, please click on this link: AN...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 16, 2022

ZC-22-32 (1800 Apartments)

A Zoning Change Application from  "FD" Future Development to “CD-5” Character District-5 has been submitted by Killin, Griffin & Farrimond, on behalf of Kost Properties, Ltd, Texas Home Mortgage, Inc, and the Sey...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 11, 2022

ZC-22-33 (SH 21 & FM 110)

A Zoning Change Application from Public & Institutional (P) to Light Industrial (LI) has been submitted by Roe Pitstick, on behalf of James C. Spooner, for approximately 169 acres out of the Juan Martin Veramendi Survey, Abstract No. 17, and the Thoma...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 4, 2022

ZC-22-37 (River Rd P to SF-6)

A Zoning Change Application from "P" Public to “SF-6” Single Family-6 has been submitted by Paradise Engineers, LLC on behalf of Breanna Campbell for approximately 2.64 acres, more or less, out of the J. Veramendi Survey, Abstract 17, Hays Count...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 13, 2022

AN-22-14 (E. McCarty Ln Annexation)

Annexation of 42.698 acres of land, located approximately 750’ northwest of the Rattler Rd. and E. McCarty Ln intersection. To track this case, click the following link: AN-22-14. The annexation schedule for the above case is as follows:&nbs...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 6, 2022

ZC-22-28 (Las Colinas / FD, GC, CC, MF-18 to LI)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 9, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesda...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 27, 2022

AN-22-13 (Las Colinas Annexation)

Annexation of an approximately 82.89-acre tract of land located at 5800 Blk of S IH 35, generally located 1,240 feet southwest of the intersection of S IH 35 and Van Horn Trace. To track this case, click the following link: AN-22-13. The annexation schedu...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 23, 2022

ZC-22-30 (McCarty Warehouse Rezone / GC to HC)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 23, 2022

ZC-22-29 (E McCarty Ln / FD to CD-5)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 22, 2022

ZC-21-25 (Linda Drive ND-4)

A Zoning Change Application from Mixed Use "MU" to  Neighborhood Density - 4 "ND-4" has been submitted by Amy Stevens  for approximately 1.3 acres, more or less, described as part of Lot 6 in the Rogers Subdivision, l...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 9, 2022

AN-22-11 (900 Francis Harris Annexation)

Annexation of a 136.912-acre tract of land located at 900 Francis Harris Ln, generally located one mile south of the Francis Harris Ln and S Old Bastrop Hwy intersection. To track this case, click the following link: AN-22-11. The annexation schedule for ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 8, 2022

ZC-22-13 (Centerpoint Rd. / “SC” Smart Code District to “CD-5” Character District – 5)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 8, 2022

ZC-22-12 (Centerpoint Rd. / “SC” Smart Code District to “CD-3” Character District – 3)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 8, 2022

ZC-22-10 (Centerpoint Rd. / “SC” Smart Code District to “LI” Light Industrial District)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2022

ZC-22-23 (Whisper East FD-CM)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person/virtual meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person/virtual meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tues...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2022

ZC-22-22 (Whisper East FD-CD-3)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person/virtual meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday June 14, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person/virtual meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2022

ZC-22-21 (Whisper East FD-CM)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person/virtual meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person/virtual meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tues...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 26, 2022

ZC-22-24 (900 Francis Harris Ln / Future Development “FD” to Character District 2.5 “CD-2.5”)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 12, 2022

AN-22-09 (La Cima Phase 4 Annexation)

Annexation of a 66.933 acre +/- acre tract of land generally located just south of the W. Centerpoint Rd. and Central Park Lp. intersection. To track this case, click the following link: AN-22-09. The annexation schedule for the above case is as follows:&...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 9, 2022

ZC-22-27 (Hampton Business Park HC)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development and "AR" Agricultural Ranch to “HC” Heavy Commercial has been submitted by Jackson Walker, LLP on behalf of San Marcos Hampton LLC &CCM San Marc...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 9, 2022

ZC-22-26 (Hampton Business Park LI)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development, "AR" Agricultural Ranch and "GC" General Commercial to “LI” Light Industrial has been submitted by Jackson Walker, LLP on behalf of San M...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 9, 2022

ZC-22-25 (Hampton Business Park HI)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development to “HI” Heavy Industrial has been submitted by Jackson Walker, LLP on behalf of San Marcos Hampton LLC &CCM San Marcos LLC for approximately 7.251 acres, ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 9, 2022

AN-22-12 (Hampton Business Park Annexation)

Annexation of a 69.407 +/- acre tract of land out of the WM.H Van Horn League, Abstract No.464, in Hays County, Texas, generally located between I-35 south and the Union Pacific railroad, approximately 1,000 ft south of Posey Road. To track this case, ple...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 4, 2022

ZC-22-20 (West of the Premier Pkwy and Champions Blvd Intersection / Blanco Trace GC to CD-4)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 21, 2022

ZC-22-18

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 30, 2022

AN-22-06 (La Cima 3A+3B Annexation)

Annexation of a 74.24 acre +/- acre tract of land out of the W. Smithson Survey, Abstract 419 and the J. Williams Survey, Abstract 490, in Hays County, Texas, generally located 1,300’ northwest of the W. Centerpoint Rd. and Central Park Loop int...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 22, 2022

(POSTPONED) ZC-22-13

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesda...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 22, 2022

(POSTPONED) ZC-22-12

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesda...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 22, 2022

(POSTPONED) ZC-22-10

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesda...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 4, 2022

ZC-22-15 (Posey Road Industrial Phase 2 HC)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development and AR "Agricultural Ranch" to “HC” Heavy Commercial has been submitted by KFW Engineers on behalf of Warren Realty Ltd for approximately 18.61 acre...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 4, 2022

ZC-22-16 (Posey Road Industrial Phase 2 HI)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development to “HI” Heavy Industrial has been submitted by KFW Engineers on behalf of Warren Realty Ltd for approximately 18.33 acres, more or less, out of the Henry Warn...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 4, 2022

AN-22-08 (Posey Industrial Park)

Annexation of a 39.36 acre +/- acre tract of land out of the Henry Warnell Survey No. 21, in Hays County, Texas, generally located northeast of the intersection of Transportation Way and Posey Road. To track this case, please click on this link: AN-22-08....

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 24, 2022

ZC-22-07 (W. Corner of the Central Park Lp & Fountain Grass Dr Intersection / La Cima Ph 3A+3B Zon

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 22, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesda...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 8, 2022

AN-22-02 (Sedona Subdivision)

An application for annexation has been submitted by Bain Medina Bain, Inc on behalf of JLBC 710 LLC, for a 75.17 acre +/- acre tract of land out of out of the Charles Henderson Survey No 55, Abstract 226, in Hays County, Texas, and the Andrew Mitchell Sur...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 8, 2022

ZC-22-04 (Sedona North FD to HC)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development to “HC” Heavy Commercial" has been submitted by Bain Medina Bain, Inc on behalf of JLBC 710 LLC, for approximately 1.95 acres, more or less, out of the C...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 8, 2022

ZC-22-03 (Sedona North FD to CD-3)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development to “CD-3” Character District-3" has been submitted by Bain Medina Bain, Inc on behalf of JLBC 710 LLC, for approximately 66.666 acres, more or less, out ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 25, 2022

ZC-22-09 (Whisper South CM to LI)

A Zoning Change Application from “CM" Commercial to “LI” Light Industrial has been submitted by Harris Hill Commercial Land Holdings, Ltd, for approximately 52.4 acres, more or less, out of the J. Veramendi Survey, Abstr...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 6, 2022

AN-22-01 (1601 E McCarty Annexation)

Annexation of a 105.41 +/- acre tract of land out of the Cyrus Wickson Survey, Abstract 474, in Hays County, Texas, generally located due north of the Rattler Rd and E McCarty Ln intersection and commonly known as 1601 E McCarty Ln. To track this case, cl...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 15, 2021

ZC-22-02 (1601 E McCarty FD to LI)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tues...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 15, 2021

ZC-22-01 (1601 E McCarty FD to CD-1)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 11, 2022, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tues...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 7, 2021

AN-22-05 (Centerpoint Commons Annexation)

Annexation of a 2.57 acre +/- acre tract of land out of the Edward Burleson Survey, Abstract 63, in San Marcos, Hays County, Texas, generally located on Centerpoint Rd approximately 340' northwest of the intersection between Centerpoint Rd and Gr...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 22, 2021

ZC-21-26 (Centerpoint Commons)

A Zoning Change Application from “PA” Planning Area and “FD” Future Development to “CD-5” Character District-5 has been submitted by Centerpoint Commons, LLC, for approximately 70.89 acres, more ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 19, 2021

140 South Guadalupe Street Demolition Request (#2021-38575)

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the building located at 140 South Guadalupe Street; see photos below. The building was evaluated with a Medium preservation priority in the My Historic SMTX historic reso...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 17, 2021

AN-21-10 (HWY 123 Retail Annexation)

Annexation of a 3.60 acre +/- acre tract of land out of the Cyrus Wickson Survey, Abstract 474, in Hays County, Texas, generally located at the northwest corner of the Hwy 123 and Clovis Barker Rd intersection and commonly known as 3030 and 3036 Hwy 123. ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 16, 2021

AN-21-06 (5900 Block S IH-35 Annexation)

Annexation of a 2.1 acre +/- tract of land out of the Samuel Craft League, Abstract No. 89 in Hays County, Texas, generally located in the 5900 Block of South IH-35. To track this case, click the following link: AN-21-06. The annexation schedule for the a...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: October 25, 2021

ZC-21-21 (3030 and 3036 Hwy 123 / Hwy 123 Retail Center)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tues...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: October 11, 2021

PDD-16-01(A) HEB Planned Development District Extension (THIS APPLICATION HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN)

A Planned Development District (PDD) amendment request application has been submitted to extend the development rights time period within the HEB Planned Development District, by Taylor Dawson, Pape-Dawson Engineers, on behalf of Kathy Strimple, HEB, for ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: October 6, 2021

1250 Wonder World Drive GC to CD-5 (ZC-21-22)

A Zoning Change Application from  "General Commercial"  (GC) to  "Character District-5" (CD-5)  has been submitted by Long View Equity, LLC, on behalf of Texas Cinema Corp for approximately 12.75 acr...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: October 1, 2021

AN-21-08 (La Cima Multifamily Annexation)

Annexation of a 21.31 acre +/- acre tract of land out of the John Williams Survey, Abstract 490, in Hays County, Texas, generally located at the northwest corner of the W. Centerpoint Rd and Flint Ridge Rd intersection. To track this case, click the follo...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 30, 2021

TMP-21-01 (City Initiated Transportation Plan Amendments)

The City of San Marcos is initiating various modifications to Thoroughfare Plan road alignments and Bicycle facilities classifications within the Transportation Master Plan. The request will be presented as a discussion item to the City Council on October...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 23, 2021

ZC-21-17 (5900 Block S IH-35 Zoning: FD and AR to HC)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tues...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 23, 2021

AN-21-06 (5900 Block S IH-35 Annexation)

Annexation of a 2.1 acre +/- tract of land out of the Samuel Craft League, Abstract No. 89 in Hays County, Texas, generally located in the 5900 Block of South IH-35. To track this case, click the following link: AN-21-06. The annexation schedule for the a...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 8, 2021

ZC-21-18 (La Cima Multifamily)

The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 28, 2021, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tu...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 8, 2021

Proposed Land Development Code Amendments

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct a public hearing via a hybrid in person and virtual meeting to consider a recommendation to the City Council regarding text amendments to the San Marcos Development Code, that would implement chan...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 23, 2021

AN-21-04 (La Cima Amenity Center Annexation)

Annexation of an 8.704 acre +/- acre tract of land out of the J. Williams Survey, Abstract 490 and the W. Smithson Survey, Abstract 419, in Hays County, Texas, generally located at the northwest corner of the W. Centerpoint Rd. and Central Park Loop inter...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 20, 2021

133 South LBJ Drive Partial Demolition Request (#2021-37357)

The Planning & Development Services Office received an application for a partial demolition of a portion of the building at the rear of the building, the removal of the aluminum slipcover on the front façade of the building, and the demolit...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 19, 2021

ZC-21-19 Smith Lane (THIS APPLICATION HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN)

A Zoning Change Application from “SF-6” Single Family-6 to “ND-3.5”  Neighborhood Density - 3.5 has been submitted by Keepers Land Planning for approximately 2 acres, more or less, out of the J.M Veramendi ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 5, 2021

ZC-21-16 (SH 123 & Wonder World Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development to “EC” Employment Center has been submitted by C&G Development, for approximately 22.58 acres, more or less, out of the Barnett O. Kane Survey, ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 23, 2021

ZC-21-10 (La Cima Amenity Center Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development to “SF-4.5” Single-Family - 4.5 has been submitted by LCSM Ph 3, LLC for approximately 7.77 acres, more or less, described as Lot 1, Block A, La Cima Amenity ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 30, 2021

AN-21-05 (Whisper South Annexation)

Annexation of a 390.25 +/-  acre tract of land out of the J. Miner Survey, Abstract 321, the J. Veramendi Survey, Abstract 17, and  the T.G. McGehee Survey, Abstract 11 , Hays County, Texas, generally located between Harris Hill Road and ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 17, 2021

ZC-21-11 (Lively Ln CD-4)

A Zoning Change Application from “GC” General Commercial to “CD-4” Character District 4 has been submitted by John David Carson, on behalf of LVLYLN, LLC, for approximately 0.98 acres, more or less, out of ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Whisper South FD to EC (West of Harris Hill Rd) (ZC-21-14)

A Zoning Change Application from  Future Development “FD” to Employment “EC” has been submitted by Harris Hill Commercial Land  Holdings Ltd, for approximately 72.06 acres, more or less, out of the...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Whisper South FD to CD-4 (ZC-21-13)

A Zoning Change Application from  Future Development “FD” to Character District 3 “CD-4” has been submitted by Harris Hill Commercial Land Holdings Ltd, for approximately 34.13 acres, more or less, out of t...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 14, 2021

Whisper South FD to CD-3 (ZC-21-12)

A Zoning Change Application from  Future Development “FD” to Character District 3   “CD-3” has been submitted by Harris Hill Residential Land  Holdings Ltd, for approximately 363.72 acres,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 20, 2021

CUP-21-15 (North Street Student Housing)

A Conditional Use Permit request for Purpose-Built Student Housing has been submitted by Michele Rogerson Lynch, on behalf of the Hutchison Family Trust and 410 North Street LLC for for 410 North Street and 420 North Street. This property is located withi...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 20, 2021

ZC-21-09 (North Street Student Housing)

A Zoning Change Application from Multifamily “MR-24” to Character District 5 Downtown“CD-5D” has been submitted by Michele Rogerson Lynch, on behalf of the Hutchison Family Trust, for approximately 0.328 acres consi...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 17, 2021

AN-21-03 (parcHAUS)

Annexation of a 21.73+/- acre tract of land out of the Edward Burleson Survey, Abstract No. 63, in Hays County, Texas, generally located 1,500’ west of the Centerpoint Rd. and Center Point Ct. intersection. To track this case, click the followin...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Proposed Land Development Code Amendments

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission and will conduct a virtual public hearing and consider a recommendation to the City Council regarding text amendments to the San Marcos Development Code, that, among other things, would address typographical a...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 20, 2021

ZC-21-08 (parcHAUS at Centerpoint CD-4)

A Zoning Change Application from General Commercial “GC” and Future Development “FD” to Character District 5 “CD-4” has been submitted by LJA Engineering, Inc, on behalf of Lowman Ranch, Ltd, for...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 20, 2021

ZC-21-07 (parcHAUS at Centerpoint CD-5)

A Zoning Change Application from General Commercial “GC” and Future Development “FD” to Character District 5 “CD-5” has been submitted by LJA Engineering, Inc, on behalf of Lowman Ranch,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 20, 2021

ZC-21-06 (parcHAUS at Centerpoint CD-1)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District 1 “CD-1” has been submitted by LJA Engineering, Inc, on behalf of Lowman Ranch, Ltd, for approximately 10.19 acres, more or less, out of the Edward Burleson Survey, Abstract No...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 16, 2021

AN-20-10 (Legacy Square Annexation)

Annexation of a 23.2 +/- acre tract of land out of the Barnett O. Kane Survey, Abstract No. 281, in Hays County, Texas, generally located at the northeast corner of Redwood Road and South Old Bastrop Highway. To track this case, click the following link: ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 14, 2021

AN-21-01 (La Cima Fire Station Subdivision)

Annexation of a 7.024 +/- acres of John Williams Survey, Abstract 490, generally located at the intersection of West Centerpoint Road and Flint Ridge Road, described as Lot 1 and Lot 2, La Cima Fire Station Subdivision. To track this case, click the follo...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 12, 2021

ZC-20-25 (Legacy Square Senior Living FD to CD-5 Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Jeffrey L. Kittle, Kittle Property Group, Inc., on behalf of James Smith Jr., Smithco Redwood, LLC, for a...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 26, 2021

ZC-21-03 (Blanco Riverwalk Multifamily MU to CD-5)

A Zoning Change Application from Mixed Use “MU” to Character District 5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Cuatro Consultants, Ltd, on behalf of BR 2020 Land Bk, LLC, for approximately 21.22 acres described as Lot 1B, Blo...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 25, 2021

AN-20-09 (Rattler Storage Annexation)

Annexation of a 3.62 +/- acre tract of land out of the Rebecca Brown Survey, Abstract No. 46, Hays County, Texas, generally located on Rattler Road between Old Bastrop Highway and Highway 123 at 2835 Rattler Road. To track this case click on the following...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 9, 2021

PDD-16-02(A) Holt Tract PDD Extension

A PDD amendment request application has been submitted to extend the development rights time period within the Holt Tract, comprised of 4.78 acres, more or less, out of the J.M. Veramendi Survey No. 2, Abstract No. 17, Hays County, Texas, generally locate...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 13, 2021

ZC-21-01 (Sendero at Centerpoint CD-5) - POSTPONED BY THE APPLICANT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District 5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Teresa A. Shell, on behalf of Mark B. Randolph, for approximately 6.698 acres, more or less, out of the E...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 7, 2021

Proposed Land Development Code and Design Manual Amendments

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission and will conduct a virtual public hearing and consider a recommendation to the City Council regarding text amendments to Chapters 3 and 4 of the San Marcos Development Code and to Appendix A, Article 1 of the ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 16, 2020

3603 Hunter Road (#2020-34068)

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for buildings located at 3603 Hunter Road (#2020-34068). It appears that many of the buildings are older than 80 years of age. Therefore, the application is subject to the de...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 15, 2020

ZC-20-26 (Blanco Riverwalk CC to HC Zoning Change)

A Zoning Change Application from Community Commercial “CC” to Heavy Commercial “HC” has been submitted by Hermann Vigil, on behalf of Robert W. McDonald, for approximately 15.2331 acres, more or less, out of Lot 1, ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Proposed Land Development Code amendments to LDC 7.2.4 (Landscaping Installation and Maintenance) an

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct a virtual public hearing on proposed Land Development Code amendments to sections 7.2.4 (Landscaping Installation and Maintenance) and 8.1 (Definitions) to include the following: limitations on tu...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 4, 2020

AN-20-12 (Picoma Annexation)

Annexation of a 33 +/- acre tract of land out of the Barnett O. Kane Survey, Abstract No. 281, in Hays County, Texas, and being Lot 1, of the R&R Subdivision, Section 2, generally located in the 2400 Block of Hwy 123. To track this case, click the fol...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 23, 2020

ZC-20-23

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-2.5 “CD-2.5” has been submitted by Chris Weigand on behalf of Vantage San Marcos, for approximately 12.43 acres, more or less, out of th...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 22, 2020

ZC-20-24 (Picoma)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Ed Theriot, Doucet and Associates, Inc., on behalf of Jaime J. Russek Martinez, for approximately 31.24 a...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 26, 2020

ZC-20-12 (Steen Road)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development (FD) to Single Family (SF-6) has been submitted by Mike Siefert, on behalf of Lookout Partners, L.P., for approximately 12.99 acres out of the J.W. Berry Survey, located near the intersection of N LBJ Dr...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 10, 2020

AN-20-08 (La Cima, Phase 2)

Annexation of a 89.694 +/- acres of John Williams Survey, Abstract 490, and William Smithson Survey, Abstract 419, Hays County, generally located west of the intersection of Old Ranch Road 12 and Wonder World Drive. To track this case, click the following...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2020

ZC-20-20 (The Mayan, Character District-3)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-3 “CD-3” has been submitted by Todd Burek, on behalf of The Mayan at San Marcos River LLC, for approximately 220.023 acres, more or less...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2020

ZC-20-19 (The Mayan, Character District-4)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-4 “CD-4” has been submitted by Todd Burek, on behalf of The Mayan at San Marcos River LLC, for approximately 73.853 acres, more or less,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2020

ZC-20-18 (The Mayan, Character District-5)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Todd Burek, on behalf of The Mayan at San Marcos River LLC, for approximately 42.872 acres, more or less,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2020

ZC-20-17 (The Mayan, Light Industrial)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Light Industrial “LI” has been submitted by Todd Burek, on behalf of The Mayan at San Marcos River LLC, for approximately 38.019 acres, more or less, out o...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 16, 2020

AN-20-06 (Lantana on Bastrop) and AN-20-07 (Redwood 3)

  • AN-20-06 (Lantana on Bastrop) Annexation of 10.1073 +/- acres out of the Cyrus Wickson Survey, Abstract No. 474, Hays County, generally located at South Old Bastrop Highway and Rattler Road. To track this case, click the following link: AN-20-06
  • AN-20-07 (...
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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 30, 2020

ZC-20-14 (101 & 103 Lockhart Street)

A Zoning Change Application from Duplex (D) to Neighborhood Density 3 (ND-3) has been submitted by Andrew Nance, on behalf of Ryan Bragg, for approximately .2938 acres consisting of lot 46 of the A.M. Ramsay Subdivision, Located at 101 & 103 Lockhart ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 16, 2020

ZC-20-15 (La Cima, Phase 2)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Single Family – 4.5 “SF-4.5” has been submitted by Natural Development Austin, LLC  on behalf of LCSM Ph 2, LLC for approximately 89.694...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2020

ZC-20-10

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development (FD)” to Medium Intensity Planning Area has been submitted by Ed Theriot on behalf of McCoy Family Partnership One and Two, for approximately 109 acres out of the Barnett O. Kane, Cyrus Wickson...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 15, 2020

ZC-20-11 (Lantana on Bastrop)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-5 “CD-5” has been submitted by David Richardson, on behalf of Mark Tolley, Rattler Road Land Partners LLC, for approximately 10 acres, m...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 15, 2020

ZC-20-13 (Redwood 3)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Single Family-6 “SF-6” has been submitted by James Ingalls, on behalf of Jim Smith, Smith Co. Redwood LLC, for approximately 80 acres, more or less, out of...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 1, 2020

AN-20-04 (Centerpoint) and AN-20-05 (Palace Way)

  • AN-20-04 (Centerpoint Annexation) Annexation of 9.160 +/- acres out of the Edward Burleson Survey No. 18, Abstract No. 63, Hays County, generally located generally located in the 400 Block of Centerpoint Road. To track this case, click the following link:...
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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 6, 2020

ZC-20-04 (Mystic Canyon Update)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development, “CC” Community Commercial, and “P” Public and Institutional to “SF-6” Single Family has been submitted by Bill E. Cou...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 30, 2020

ZC-20-09 (724 Valley St.)

A Zoning Change Application from Single Family – 6 “SF-6” to Neighborhood District 3 (ND-3) has been submitted by Al Carroll on behalf of Marel and Rosa Alvarado, for approximately .34 acres out of the B. W. Breeding Addition...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 25, 2020

PSA-20-02 (River Bend Ranch PSA)

A Preferred Scenario Map Amendment application from “Area of Stability-Low Intensity” to “Growth Area-Medium Intensity” has been submitted for approximately 1,142 acres, more or less, out of the William West Survey ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 24, 2020

ZC-20-08 (Palace Way MH Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Manufactured Home “MH” has been submitted by Jim Glasgow on behalf of Palace Way Partners LLC for approximately 44.69 acres, more or less, out of the Thoma...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 24, 2020

ZC-20-07 (Palace Way LI Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Light Industrial “LI” has been submitted by Jim Glasgow on behalf of Palace Way Partners LLC for approximately 14.90 acres, more or less, out of the Thomas...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 24, 2020

AN-20-05 (Palace Way Annexation)

Annexation of 59.59 +/- acres out of the Thomas G. McGehee Survey, Abstract No. 11, Hays County, located at 4087 Hwy 21. To track this case, click the following link: AN-20-05.  The annexation schedule for the above case is as follows:

  • Ordinance 1...
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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 20, 2020

Notice of Proposed Demolition - 627 McKie Street (Permit 2020-31314) (Schedule Change)

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the building at 627 McKie Street; see photos below. The building was identified in the historic resources survey, My Historic SMTX, with a high preservation priority. The...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 18, 2020

ZC-20-06 (Centerpoint HC Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Heavy Commercial “HC” has been submitted by Benjamin Green on behalf of Outlet West Investors Limited for approximately 8.973 acres, more or less, out of t...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 18, 2020

AN-20-04 (Centerpoint Annexation)

Annexation of 8.973 +/- acres out of the Edward Burleson Survey No. 18, Abstract No. 63, Hays County, generally located generally located in the 400 Block of Centerpoint Road. To track this case, click the following link: AN-20-04. The annexation schedule...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 4, 2020

Land Development Code Amendments (Schedule Update)

Land Development Code Amendments have been proposed to address recommendations from the Alcohol Conditional Use Permit Committee, the Housing Task Force, the Historic Preservation Commission, and recommendations from City staff concerning application proc...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 7, 2020

PDD-15-01(B)

A PDD amendment request application has been submitted to modify standards within the Highpoint Trace Planned Development District comprised of 417.63 acres, more or less, out of the William H. Van Horn Survey, Abstract No. 464, Hays County, Texas, genera...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 28, 2020

AN-20-01 (La Cima, Phase 1, Section 2)

AN-20-01 (La Cima, Phase 1, Section 2) Annexation of a 56.923 +/- acres of John Williams Survey, Abstract 490, Hays County, generally located west of the intersection of Old Ranch Road 12 and Wonder World Drive. To track this case, click the following lin...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 15, 2020

ZC-20-02

A Zoning Change Application from Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) to Character District – 3 (CD-3) has been submitted by Vantage at San Marcos, on behalf of Mohnke Poor Farm, LLC, for a zoning change from ETJ to “CD-3” Cha...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 18, 2019

ZC-20-01 (La Cima, Phase 1, Section 2)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Single Family – 4.5 “SF-4.5” has been submitted by Natural Development Austin, LLC on behalf of LCSM Ph 1-2, LLC for approximately 56.923 acres, ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 5, 2019

ZC-19-11 (Old Bastrop/Rattler CD-5 Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-5 “CD-5” has been submitted by Doucet and Associates on behalf of SHC Holdings, LLC for approximately 6 acres, more or less, out of the ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Notice of Demolition Review - 213 & 215 Pat Garrison Street

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the building at 213 Pat Garrison Street and 215 Pat Garrison Street, respectively; Permit 2019-29751. Both buildings are located on the same parcel. The application is su...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Notice of Demolition Review - 209 Pat Garrison Street

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the building at 209 Pat Garrison Street; Permit 2019-29750. The application is subject to the emergency demolition delay ordinance (Ordinance 2019-19) as the building was...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 30, 2019

Notice of Demolition Review - 221 North Street

The Planning & Development Services Office received a demolition application for the carport at 221 North Street (Permit 2019-29699). The application is subject to the emergency demolition delay ordinance (Ordinance 2019-19) as the carport is part of ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: August 27, 2019

LDC-19-03 (Demolition Review for Historic Age Resources)

A Land Development Code Amendment has been proposed to amend the Development Code to include a demolition review period for historic age resources. The purpose of the ordinance is to provide criteria to prevent or minimize unnecessary damage to the qualit...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 22, 2019

ZC-19-06 (524 W Hopkins St)

A zoning change application from Single Family (“SF-6” ) to Single Family (“ND-3.5”) has been submitted for approximately 0.26 acres, more or less, located at 524 W Hopkins Street. The San Marcos Development Code re...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: February 22, 2019

ZC-19-05 (510 W Hopkins St)

A zoning change application from Single Family (“SF-6” ) to Single Family (“ND-3.5”) has been submitted for approximately 0.2551 acres, more or less, located at 510 W Hopkins Street. The San Marcos Development Code ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 18, 2019

PDD-06-02(B)

A PDD amendment request application has been submitted to allow multifamily apartments with a limit of 24 units per acre for an approximately 16.7 acre tract, more or less, within the limits of the Stone Creek PDD, known as Lot 9-B, Block 3, Stonecreek Cr...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: January 15, 2019

ZC-19-02 (1850 Old RR 12)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Heavy Commercial “HC” has been submitted for approximately 1.108 acres, more or less, located at 1850 Old Ranch Road 12. This property is located within a ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: December 4, 2018

ZC-18-20 (Thompson/Cape Dam and Ditch Engineering Structure) Historic Landmark Designation

An Application for Historic Landmark Designation has been submitted for Thompson/Cape Dam and Ditch Engineering Structure . This property is located within an Existing Neighborhood on the Comprehensive Plan and a neighborhood presentation meeting is not r...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 11, 2018

ZC-18-13 (128 Spring Road)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-3 “CD-3” has been submitted for approximately 4.851 acres, more or less, out of the J.M. Veramendi Survey No. 2, located at 128 Spring R...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 5, 2018

PSA-18-04 (Lindsey Hill PSA) - Change of Location

A Preferred Scenario Map Amendment application from “Area of Stability – Redevelopment Infill” to “High Intensity – Redevelopment Infill” has been submitted for approximately 4.8275 acres, more o...

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Planning Application Notices

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: September 23, 2022

Volunteers Needed for Fall River Clean Up

River in the Fall

The City of San Marcos and Texas State University are calling on volunteers to register for the 6th Annual Fall River Clean Up happening from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, 2022. The Fall River Clean Up covers the Upper San Marcos River.&...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 22, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

September 22 - Pets of the Week

Dog of the Week: Luffy (50228015)

Luffy is a two-year-old Greater Swiss Mountain Dog/Terrier mix with lots of energy! Because of his high energy, he would benefit from being in a home where there are older children, plenty of room to run and play, and a se...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 21, 2022

City of San Marcos Encourages Survey Participation

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The City of San Marcos has launched the National Community Survey to gather feedback from residents on an array of issues including housing affordability, transportation, education, recreational opportunities, and civic engagement. The survey is available...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 15, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

September 15, 2022 - Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Oso (46338787)

Look at this handsome boy! Oso loves being outside and exploring new smells. He is a very smart four-year-old Great Pyrenees who knows how to behave himself on leash and knows how to sit when told. He enjoys getting pets and...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 12, 2022

San Marcos Receives Destination Excellence Awards

NF - CVB Awards

The San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau (SMCVB) brought home three Destination Excellence Awards from the Texas Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (TACVB) during their annual conference in South Padre Island this August. SMCVB earned fir...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 2, 2022

Interim Directors Named for Planning & Development Services, Parks & Recreation Departments

Hernandez Case photos

On Wednesday, August 31, the City of San Marcos named Interim Directors for its Planning & Development Services and Parks and Recreation Departments. Amanda Hernandez will serve as Interim Director of Planning & Development Services. Jamie Lee Cas...

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Press Releases
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

September 1, 2022, Boil Water Notice Rescinded

CITY OF SAN MARCOS

Boil Water Notice Rescinded

9/1/2022

On 8/31/22, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality required the City of San Marcos public water system, PWS# TX1050001, to issue a Boil Water Notice to inform customers, individuals, or employees...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 31, 2022

Emergency Water Outage Notification

Water Services Outage Notice

CITY OF SAN MARCOS

EMERGENCY WATER SERVICE OUTAGE NOTIFICATION

On August 31, 2022, a main break occurred which caused system pressures to drop in certain areas. A boil notice is therefore being issued for portions of the Willow Creek and Turkey Hollow areas...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 25, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

NF Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Winifred (50694402)

Winifred (50694402) is a stunning three-year-old Dutch Shepherd! She's been at the shelter a little over a month and has already made a bunch of friends with other dogs that share her same high energy....

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 23, 2022

SMTXU Launches Outage Management System

August 23, 2022 - SMTXU Launches OMS

On September 9, 2022, SMTX Utilities will launch a new feature that allows customers to track electric outages in their area in real time. Through the Outage Management System (OMS), customers can view an outage map, check estimated restoration times, rep...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the week - August 18, 2022

Dog of the Week: Metapod (49931235)

Metapod is a two-year-old, 54-pound Australian Cattle Dog/Greater Swiss Mountain Dog mix with a big personality! He enjoys herding people and animals, and we can't blame him because he was born for the job. When...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 18, 2022

Elizabeth Treviño Selected to Serve as City Clerk

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On Tuesday, August 16, 2022, Interim City Clerk Elizabeth Treviño was selected to serve as City Clerk. Treviño has been serving as Interim City Clerk since May 2022. 

Treviño began her career with the City in 2007 ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 16, 2022

City to Host Sidewalk Maintenance and Gap Infill Program Public Meeting

We want to hear from you

The City of San Marcos will host a public meeting to gather public input on the Sidewalk Maintenance and Gap Infill Program on August 29 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Activity Center, 501 E. Hopkins. Light refreshments will be served.

The Sidewalk Maintenan...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 12, 2022

San Marcos Police Investigating Deadly Crash

INVESTIGATION UPDATE

At approximately 4:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 11, 2022, San Marcos Police responded to a major crash at the intersection of McCarty Lane and Hunter Road. The collision involved two vehicles, a white Kia and a silver Toyota Scion. 

The preliminary...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 11, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

NF Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Barnaby (49880449)

Barnaby is a super cool dude who's getting very stressed in the shelter environment. He is very high-energy and should be adopted into a family that has a big backyard so he can endlessly play catch with his fav...

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Press Releases
Posted on: August 4, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

August 4, 2022 - Pets of the Week

Dog of the Week: Sasha (48827025)

Sasha has been at the shelter since October 7, 2021, with no adoption interest. We don't know why she's been at the shelter for almost a year because she's a superstar! Sasha is very playful, tre...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 28, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

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Dog of the Week: Big Joe (50402456)

Big Joe is a very handsome American Bulldog/Greater Swiss Mountain Dog mix! At only a year old, he's over 50 pounds and has very calm energy. He enjoys spending time outside and sniffing all the different smells...

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Press Releases
Posted on: July 11, 2022

Jonathan Locke Selected as Director of Finance/CFO

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After a two-month search, Interim City Manager Stephanie Reyes has selected Jonathan Locke as the City of San Marcos’ Director of Finance/CFO. Locke will join the City team beginning August 1, and was chosen from a nationwide candidate pool of 1...

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Press Releases
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Film Studio at La Cima FAQ

Film Studio Incentive Agreement Newsflash

Click here to visit the Hill Country Studios Project FAQ page.

The La Cima agreement covers a large land area that is restricted to an average of 19% impervious cover overall across its different properties, which is less than the 20% allowed by City Code ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 1, 2018

San Marcos Residents Can Text Emergency Info to 9-1-1

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With storm season in full swing, the City of San Marcos is reminding residents that in an emergency they can send text messages to 9-1-1 in the Central Texas area.

The Capital Area Council of Governments deployed Text to 9-1-1 service region wide in Octobe...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 18, 2018

City Council Approves New San Marcos Development Code

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The San Marcos City Council approved Code SMTX, a new 434-page development code that aligns with the City’s comprehensive plan and will guide how the City grows in the coming years.

“This is a day of celebration! Our new code has been in the works for four...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Interurban 1517 Winter Break Schedule Beginning Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, through Friday, Jan. 7, 202

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Interurban 1517 Winter Break Schedule 

 

Beginning Monday, Dec. 13, 2021, through Friday, Jan. 7, 2022, CARTS Interurban 1517 will not be in service as part of its winter break schedule. Interurban 1517 service will resume on Monday, Jan. ...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

San Marcos Transit Delays on Bus Route 1

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Due to a shortage in regional bus drivers caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, some CARTS routes may not be able to maintain the current 30-minute pickup frequency. The City of San Marcos and CARTS are working to maintain the 30-minute frequency for Route 1, ...

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Posted on: August 18, 2021

CARTS Stops in Austin to Move During Construction

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CARTS Stops in Austin to Move During Construction

Beginning August 16, 2021, the stop located at Plaza Saltillo for CARTS Interurban 1510 and 1517 will temporarily move to E. Seventh and Comal Streets (far side stop). The detour will remain in place for th...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

CARTS Transit Route Changes to Route

CARTS route changes

The Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) interurban 1517 route has paused operations through Monday, May 31.  The route will resume under a modified schedule in June. 

Between June 1 and August 5, the interurban 1517 route wil...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Celebrate Earth Day with Free CARTS Rides

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The Capital Area Rural Transportation System (CARTS) will celebrate Earth Day 2021 by offering free rides on all services Thursday, Apr. 22, 2021. Rides on the Interurban Regional Intercity bus services, Metro Connectors, and Municipal Bus services in the...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

City Awarded $1.16 Million for Transit Operations

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The City of San Marcos has been awarded $1.16 million in federal funding to support transit operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. The funding will be allocated by the Federal Transit Administration as part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, signe...

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Posted on: March 25, 2021

Uhland Road Improvements project Begins March 15th

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Beginning Monday, Mar. 15, the Engineering & Capital Improvements Department will begin construction on the Uhland Road Improvement Project. Work is expected to be complete by late 2022, weather permitting.

The project will correct drainage issues alon...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Local Transit Holiday Schedule Begins Dec. 14

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CARTS interurban and local San Marcos "The Bus" services will be on a modified holiday schedule starting Monday, December 14, 2020. 

The last day for the extended service schedule for the 1517 Interurban route will be Friday, December 11...

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