Final Draft

Following the public draft stage of the project in December, 2020, staff and consultants, Winter and Company, developed the final draft of recommended changes to our existing downtown architectural standards and guidelines. This final draft incorporates revisions based on community input in December. The final draft will follow a series of public meetings and will be considered by the Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council for final adoption.

Upcoming Key Dates

  • Tuesday, February 9 at 6 p.m. Virtual - Planning and Zoning Commission Public Hearing and Consideration of Final Draft
  • Tuesday, February 16 at 3 p.m. Virtual - City Council Work Session
  • Tuesday, March 2 at 6 p.m. Virtual - City Council Public Hearing and 1st Reading of Final Draft
  • Tuesday, March 16 at 6 p.m. Virtual - City Council Final Consideration of Final Draft

Planning and Zoning Commission

The Planning and Zoning Commission agenda and meeting materials will be posted online at the following link: https://www.sanmarcostx.gov/AgendaCenter/Planning-Zoning-Commission-22

To learn how to participate in the meeting please visit: https://www.sanmarcostx.gov/3103/Citizen-Comments-Virtual-Meetings. One may watch the public hearing on Grande channel 16 or Spectrum channel 10 or by using the following link: http://sanmarcostx.gov/541/PZ-Video-Archives.

City Council

The City Council agenda and meeting materials will be posted online at the following link: https://www.sanmarcostx.gov/AgendaCenter/City-Council-4

You may watch the public hearing on Grande channel 16 or Spectrum channel 10 or by using the following link: https://sanmarcostx.gov/421/City-Council-Videos-Archives. For information on how to participate in the meeting, please visit: https://www.sanmarcostx.gov/410/Citizen-Comments-at-Council-Meetings.

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View the Final Draft

The final draft will be posted on this page in February. The draft includes changes to the Development Code (standards) and Design Manual (guidelines). The documents include applicable pages with changes and are in "redlined" form to clearly show what has changed. Blue underlined text indicates new added text or graphics, and red, strike-through text indicates what is proposed to be removed.

- Development Code Final Draft (standards)

- Design Manual Final Draft (guidelines)