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Posted on: April 26, 2022

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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: September 12, 2021

SMFD Remembers 9/11/21

911 Stair climb (1)

On Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021, the City of San Marcos and the San Marcos Fire Department hosted two events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks. The events include a public flag raising ceremony, followed by a memorial stair clim...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Dirt was Turned at the Station #6 Groundbreaking

Sta 6 Dirt Turn

It's not a secret that San Marcos is a growing community. San Marcos Fire Department is proud to be adding Station #6 in order to provide fire services and staffing to help us cover this growth. This new station will be part of the TRACE communit...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Station #2 Grand Opening & Engine #2 Push-In Ceremony was fun for all!

Uncoupling the Hose

Thank you to all that joined us as we celebrated the opening of the City’s newest fire station. This new station is located at 205 Flint Ridge Rd. Fire Station #2 replaced the existing Fire Station #2, located at the corner of Academy and Holland...

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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.

 

The designation program recognizes career excell...

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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

Full Station 1

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: 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-21-27 Lockhart Infill Project (Updated Neighborhood Meeting Date)

A Zoning Change Application from  Duplex "D" to  Neighborhood Density - 3 "ND-3" has been submitted by A. Nance on behalf of Ryan Bragg, for approximately 0.294 acres, described as Lot 46 in the AM Ramsay Subdivision,...

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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

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, December 14, 2021, and the City Council will hold a public hearing via hybrid, in-person / virtual, meeting at 6:00 p.m. on Tue...

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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: September 8, 2021

ZC-21-20 (San Marcos Commerce Center Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from “FD” Future Development to “LI” Light Industrial has been submitted by Killen, Griffin & Farrimond, LLC on behalf of Jaster Edmund Hays County Partnership and Julian Perez & ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 7, 2021

AN-21-07 (SH 123 & WW Annexation)

Annexation of a 22.58 acre +/- acre tract of land out of the Barnett O. Kane Survey, Abstract 281 and the Juan M. Veramendi Survey, Abstract 17, in Hays County, Texas, generally located at the northwest corner of the Wonder World Dr and Hwy 123 intersecti...

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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 (East of Harris Hill Rd) (ZC-21-15)

A Zoning Change Application from  Future Development “FD” to Employment Center "EC”  has been submitted by Harris Hill Commercial Land Holdings Ltd, for approximately 16.09 acres, more or less, out of t...

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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-20-05

A Zoning Change Application from Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) to Character District – 4 (CD-4) has been submitted by Vantage at San Marcos, on behalf of Mohnke Poor Farm, LLC, for a zoning change from ETJ to “CD-4” Cha...

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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: December 18, 2019

AN-19-03 (Old Bastrop / Rattler Road)

AN-19-03 (Old Bastrop / Rattler Road) Annexation of a 39.4 +/- acre tract of land out of the Cyrus Wickson Survey, Abstract 474, Hays County, corner of South Old Bastrop Highway and Rattler Road. To track this case, click the following link: AN-19-03. The...

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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: November 5, 2019

ZC-19-10 (Old Bastrop/Rattler CD-3 Zoning)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-3 “CD-3” has been submitted by Doucet and Associates on behalf of SHC Holdings, LLC for approximately 29.4 acres, more or less, out of t...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 5, 2019

AN-19-03 (Old Bastrop/Rattler Annexation)

The San Marcos City Council will conduct a public hearing on the proposed voluntary annexation submitted by Doucet and Associates on behalf of SHC Holdings, LLC for a 35.40 +/- acre tract of land out of the Cyrus Wickson Survey, Abstract 474, Hays County ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Application Notice for Development Code Amendments

Land Development Code Amendments have been proposed to address typographical and technical errors, Historic Preservation Commission Resolutions, and to implement changes related to the 2019 Legislative Session. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hear...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: October 3, 2019

PDD-15-01(A) (Trace PDD Amendment #1)

A PDD amendment request application has been submitted to allow for two story multifamily apartment buildings as the only required elevations without three and four-story requirements for MF-24 and P zoned tracts within a 417.63-acre tract, more or less, ...

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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: August 12, 2019

ZC-19-09

A zoning change application from General Commercial (GC) to Character District 4 (CD-4) has been submitted for approximately .72 acres, more or less, located at 1909 Dutton Drive. This property is located within a Medium Intensity Zoning District on the C...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 16, 2019

AN-18-03 (Redwood 1) and AN-18-04 (Redwood 2)

  • AN-18-03 (Redwood 1) Annexation of a 92.787 +/- acre tract of land out of the Barnette O. Kane Survey, Abstract No. 281, generally located within the 1900 Block of Redwood Road between SH 123 and Old Bastrop Highway. To track this case, click the followin...
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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: April 8, 2019

ZC-19-07

A zoning change application from SmartCode (SC) to Light Industrial (LI) has been submitted for approximately 414 acres, more or less, located near the intersection of Centerpoint Road and Old Bastrop Highway. This property is located within a Medium Inte...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: March 15, 2019

ZC-19-04 (2821 Leah Avenue)

A zoning change application from Future Development (“FD” ) to Light Industrial (“LI”) has been submitted for approximately 8.1 acres, more or less, located at 2821 Leah Avenue. This property is located within an Em...

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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: May 14, 2019

MODIFIED: ZC-18-18 (Redwood 2)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Character District-4 “CD-4” has been submitted for approximately 8.534 acres, more or less, located within the 1600 Block of Redwood Road. This property is...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 14, 2019

MODIFIED: ZC-18-17 (Redwood 1)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” and Character District-4 (CD-4) to Single Family-6 “SF-6” has been submitted for approximately 192.951 acres, more or less, located within the 1600 Block of R...

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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 20, 2018

ZC-19-01 (102 W. Holland St.)

ZC-19-01 (102 W. Holland St.) A zoning change application from Single Family (“SF-6” ) to Single Family (“SF-4.5”) has been submitted for approximately 7.82 acres, more or less, located at 102 West Holland Street. T...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: November 9, 2018

ZC-18-21 (Smart Terminal)

A Zoning Change Application from Future Development “FD” to Heavy Industrial “HI” has been submitted for approximately 933.081 acres, more or less located near the intersection of State Highway 80 and FM 1984. This ...

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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: September 19, 2018

ZC-18-16

ZC-18-16 (1407, 1411, 1413, and 1415 Earle Street) A zoning change application from Single Family (“SF-6” ) to Neighborhood Density – 3 (“ND-3”) has been submitted for approximately 1.206 acres, more or le...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2018

LDC-18-02

A Land Development Code Amendment Application has been submitted requesting to amend the Land Development Code to add standards for neighborhood meetings required by Table 2.1. The Planning and Zoning Commission will hear this request at the September 25,...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 12, 2018

LDC-18-01

A Land Development Code Amendment Application has been submitted requesting to amend the Land Development Code to remove the limit to the number of times Preferred Scenario Amendments can be requested, which is currently limited to twice a year. The Plann...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: September 7, 2018

ZC-18-19 (219 West MLK Drive) Historic Landmark Designation

An Application for Historic Landmark Designation has been submitted for the property located at 219 West MLK Drive. This property is located within an Existing Neighborhood on the Comprehensive Plan and a neighborhood presentation meeting is not required ...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 18, 2018

ZC-18-14 (1520 Old RR 12) Zoning Change Request

A Zoning Change Application from “Office Professional District (OP)” to “Neighborhood Main Street (NMS)” has been submitted for approximately 0.41 acres, being lot 1-D, Highcrest Addition Subdivision. The San Marcos...

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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
Posted on: July 20, 2018

ZC-18-12 Zoning Change (Withdrawn by the applicant)

ZC-18-12 Zoning Change (Withdrawn by the applicant)

Planning Application Notices
Posted on: July 20, 2018

ZC-18-11 Zoning Change (Withdrawn by the applicant)

ZC-18-11 Zoning Change (Withdrawn by the applicant)

Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 19, 2018

ZC-18-10 (Windmill Addition) - Revised

A zoning change application from Duplex (D) to Neighborhood Density – 3.5 (ND-3.5) has been submitted for approximately 0.78 acres, more or less, known as Windmill Addition Lot 2, located at 128 Windmill Drive. This property is located in an Exi...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 19, 2018

ZC-18-09 (Beyond Grooming)

A zoning change application from Neighborhood Commercial (NC) to Neighborhood – Main Street (N-MS) has been submitted for approximately 0.997 acres, more or less, out of the Juan M Veramendi Survey, Tract 31, located at 1200 Old Martindale Road....

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 14, 2018

ZC-18-08 Zoning Change

A zoning change application from Light Industrial (LI) to Heavy Commercial (HC) has been submitted for approximately 9.61 acres, more or less, known as Lot 1A, Block 1, International Electric Corporation Addition, located at 2809 IH-35.  This pro...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: June 5, 2018

ZC-18-07 Application Notice

A zoning change application from Single Family (“SF-6” ) to Neighborhood Density – 3 (“ND-3”) has been submitted for approximately 0.197 acres, more or less, legally known as the Westover Addition, Block 27, Lot 329, located at 1012 North Bishop Street. T...

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Planning Application Notices
Posted on: May 11, 2018

ZC-18-06 Application Notice

A zoning change application from Future Development (“FD” ) to Character District – 5 (“CD-5”) has been submitted for approximately 14.14 acres, more or less, out of the Barnette O. Kane Survey, Abstract No. 281, located along the 1600 Block of Redwood Ro...

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Planning Application Notices

News Flash

News Flash

Posted on: May 26, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

May 26, 2022

Dog of the Week: Miranda (49709023)

Miranda is a 3-year-old Hound/Mix who's more than ready to find a human that will give her a life filled with adventure and love! This 54-pound girl loves to play outside and enjoys making other dog friends in t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 19, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

NF Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Banks (49643248)

Banks is a goofy boy who is looking for an adventure buddy! He is a 2-year-old Rottweiler/Mix who loves meeting new people and making friends with other dogs his size. Banks has loved going on Dog's Day Out where ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

NF Pets of the week

Dog of the Week: Yuki (49826568)

If a perfect pup existed, Yuki would be at the top of the list! This 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier is the sweetest girl you'll ever meet. She loves playing with other dogs and meeting new people. Yuki is ver...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 12, 2022

City of San Marcos Invites Community to SMTX 2022

MAY 24 l 6PM

On Tuesday, May 24, the City of San Marcos will host its annual citywide update, SMTX 2022. The event will be held at the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E Hopkins St., beginning at 6 p.m. 

This is the fourth SMTX presentation from the City, and t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Dog Beach Closed for Maintenance Work

NF - Dog Beach Closure

City-contracted crews will position fencing and close Dog Beach for maintenance to repair stonework and protect against future erosion beginning the week of May 9, 2022. The closure will extend into the water approximately 1/3 the width of the river adjac...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 6, 2022

Rio Vista Falls to Open May 7

Rio Vista Falls Open May 7

The Falls on the San Marcos River at Rio Vista Park will be open for use beginning on Saturday, May 7, 2022. The Falls were closed for repair in October of 2021. Most of the fencing will be removed from the area except for the work staging area and portio...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 5, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

May 5, 2022

Dog of the Week: Chickorita (49949694)

Chickorita is a very photogenic white ball of fluff who loves to greet new people with a big smile! She is two years old and weighs 58 pounds. In her free time, Chickorita enjoys going on walks, playing with squeaky t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: May 3, 2022

City to Host Marketing Workshop for Artists, Event Organizers

Marketing Workshop with shades of purple splattered on a light gray background

The City of San Marcos Arts Commission will host a marketing workshop geared toward event organizers on Thursday, May 12 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The workshop will be held at the San Marcos Activity Center Multipurpose Room, 501 E. Hopkins St. 

“Art...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Music on the Square Returns in May

NF - Music on the Square

Beginning May 6, the City of San Marcos will kick off Music on the Square, a free family-friendly concert series. Free concerts will be held every Friday in May on the lawn of the Hays County Historic Courthouse, 111 E. San Antonio St.

Guests are invited t...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 28, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

April 28, 2022

Dog of the Week: Lil Chicken (49825124)

Lil Chicken is a happy four-month-old pup with lots of energy and a very boopable nose! She has long legs and floppy ears too! Lil Chicken loves playing with other dogs and hopes she will have a buddy in her furever ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 25, 2022

San Marcos Police Investigating Fatal Crash

INVESTIGATION UPDATE

On Monday, April 25, 2022, at approximately 1:38 a.m., San Marcos Police responded to I-35 near the 210 mile marker regarding a vehicle collision. Emergency crews arrived on scene and discovered a white Chevrolet truck on its roof in the southbound lanes....

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

April 21, 2022

Dog of the Week: Lucien (49046683)

What's big and blonde and cuddly all over? Lucien! This laid-back 6-year-old dude is super cool. He loves bacon and is ready to learn all sorts of tricks. He enjoys playing with other dogs his size and meeting ne...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 21, 2022

San Marcos Activity Center to Reopen May 2

NF - Activity Center Reopening

Following an extended closure to repair flood damage, the San Marcos Activity Center, 501 E Hopkins Street, will reopen for community use on Monday, May 2, 2022. The Activity Center unexpectedly closed on October 29, 2021, after a pipe failure caused seve...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 15, 2022

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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Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2022

San Marcos to Enter Stage 2 Drought Restrictions

STAGE 2 DROUGHT RESTRICTIONS

Due to dropping aquifer levels, the City of San Marcos will enter Stage 2 drought restrictions effective Sunday, April 17 at noon. Stage 2 is implemented when the 10-day average Edwards Aquifer index well level falls below 650 feet above mean sea...

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Press Releases
Posted on: April 14, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the week - April 14, 2022

Dog of the Week: Amber (49581904)

Amber is a beautiful Boerboel mix with stunning fur and cute floppy ear! This sweet girl is looking for a quiet home with no kids so she can feel calm and relaxed every day. She loves being outside and playing tug with jus...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

Pets of the week - April 7, 2022

Dog of the Week: Ollie (49798302)

Ollie is a handsome 5-year-old German Shepherd mix! He has very long legs, weighs over 100 pounds, has striking light brown eyes, and the cutest floppy ears. He likes playing with dog friends, especially laid-back females,...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Fair Housing Q & A with Austin Tenants Council

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April is National Fair Housing Month and the City of San Marcos is hosting a Q & A on April 21 from 7-8 pm with the Austin Tenants Council! Topics of discussion include housing discrimination and the services and protections that are available to help...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

River Clean Up Totals Are In!

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The 37th Annual Great Texas River Clean Up was held on March 5, 2002. Approximately 625 volunteers picked up trash and debris in and along the Upper San Marcos River to Stokes Park, the river’s tributaries: Cottonwood, Purgatory, Sink, Sessom, and Willow ...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Request for Information

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The City of San Marcos (“City”) is issuing this Request for Information (“RFI”) to obtain information about services related to title research for project design (ownership and easement information) and commitments ...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Shred Day: April 23, 2022

Shred Day April 23, 2022

Mark your calendars for Shred Day! This free event is put on by the City Clerk's Office and is for San Marcos and Hays County residents only.Saturday, April 23, 20229:00 am - 12:00 noon (or until truck is full)San Marcos City Hall Parking LotLearn more: h...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

San Marcos Regional Animal Shelter Pets of the Week

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Dog of the Week: Palomo (46230421)

Palomo is a 2-year-old German Shepherd mix that is no stranger to shelter staff. He's been in and out of the shelter since December of 2020 and is quite the escape artist. He will need a furever home with a fence...

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Posted on: March 31, 2022

Arts Commission Seeks Qualified Artists for New Sculpture

Call for Artists

The San Marcos Arts Commission has issued a national call for artist qualifications for a new outdoor sculpture to be placed in Ramon Lucio Park near the mixed-use path and Cheatham Street.

“We’re looking for an artist or team who can a...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

CM Allen Parkway Named 2022 Great Street in Great Places in Texas Awards

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CM Allen Parkway was named Great Street in Texas 2022 as part of the American Planning Association Texas Chapter's Great Places in Texas awards last week. This project was a collaboration between the City's Planning & Development and...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

City Selected for National Housing Solutions Lab Network

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Earlier this month, the City of San Marcos was selected to join the Housing Solutions Lab Peer Cities Network. The nationally funded initiative offers small and midsize cities from across the country an opportunity to work together to address pressing hou...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

San Marcos Police Investigating Fatal Crash

INVESTIGATION UPDATE

On Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at approximately 4:45 p.m., San Marcos Police responded to a major traffic collision on State Highway 80 near Walmart. San Marcos Fire Department and Hays County EMS also responded to the collision, which involved a Ford F-15...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 24, 2022

Applications Open March 27 for Annual CDBG Funds

CDBG Applications Now Open

Applications will soon open for the annual Community Development Block Grant Entitlement Program. Approximately $750,000 is available to support eligible projects and program administration primarily benefitting low-to-moderate income residents in San Mar...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

San Marcos Regional Airport Named TxDOT Reliever Airport of the Year

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Earlier this month, the Texas Department of Transportation’s Aviation Division named the San Marcos Regional Airport as its 2022 Reliever Airport of the Year. The award was presented to the City on March 3, 2022, during the 40th Texas Aviation C...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Party in Your Park Returns for 2022 on March 25

Party in Your Park Returns March 25

The City of San Marcos Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the first Party in Your Park of the 2022 series on Friday, Mar. 25 from 5-8 p.m. at Anita Reyes Park, 401 Broadway St.  

The Party in Your Park series occurs four times a year. The ...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Comment Period Opens for Preferred Scenario Map

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The City of San Marcos is now collecting comments on the Preferred Scenario Map draft, a key component of the Vision SMTX Comprehensive Plan. The map will help guide and manage future growth in San Marcos.

The map is available online at https://arcg.is/1fe...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

San Marcos to enter Stage 1 drought restrictions

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The City of San Marcos will enter Stage 1 drought restrictions effective this Sunday, March 13th at noon. Stage 1 is implemented when the 10-day average Edwards Aquifer index well level falls below 660 feet above mean sea level (msl).  On March 9...

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Posted on: March 10, 2022

Craddock Avenue Bike Lane Pilot Project to Begin

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Beginning the week of March 14, the Public Works Department, in conjunction with the Engineering Department, is scheduled to begin work on the Craddock Avenue Buffered Bike Lane Pilot Project.

The Buffered Bike Lane Pilot Project is a 6-month trial project...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Driver Arrested Following Fatal Hit and Run Crash

INVESTIGATION UPDATE

On Tuesday, March 8, 2022, San Marcos Police arrested 21-year-old Giovanni Fernandez (DOB 05/04/2000) of Canyon Lake, TX for a crash that occurred Saturday, March 5, 2022, and resulted in the death of 31-year-old Adam Martinez.

At approximately 6:45 a.m. o...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Temporary San Marcos CARTS Route Suspension

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UPDATE: All routes are back in service!

UPDATE: Route 2/3 is back in service. Route 6/7 is still suspended.

San Marcos CARTS transit service for routes 2/3 and 6/7 have been suspended temporarily.

Route 1, Route 4, and Route 5 will run as usual. Paratransit ...

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Press Releases
Posted on: March 3, 2022

Nominations Open for Rogers Family Tourism Awards

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The San Marcos Convention & Visitor Bureau is now accepting nominations for the Rogers Family Tourism Awards. There are two awards open for nomination: The Rogers Family Tourism Award and Rogers Family Tourism Lifetime Achievement Award. 

The ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2022

Texas WIC Adds Formula Options For Families Affected By Recall

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Texas WIC is actively working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Abbott, the makers of Similac, on the impact of the recent infant formula recall, and WIC has temporarily added more options. Texas WIC has sent text messages directly to clients wh...

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Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2022

Skate Park to Close Next Week for Graffiti Removal

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The San Marcos Skate Park, 625 E. Hopkins, will be closed for graffiti removal Monday, Feb. 28 through Wednesday, Mar. 2.  The park will reopen for use on Thursday, Mar. 3. 

“The extensive amount of vandalism on the structures w...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

City Earns GFOA Award for Financial Reporting

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For the 42nd time, the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) awarded the City of San Marcos the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting. This award is for the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

The Cert...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

City Offices Closed for Presidents Day

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City of San Marcos offices, including the Public Library, Animal Shelter, and Utility Offices will be closed Monday, Feb. 21, in observance of Presidents. Day.

All CARTS routes will operate on schedule.

Trash and recycling services will run on schedule.

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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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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

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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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