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Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Thorntons envision apartment development for Cape’s Camp

The owner of Cape's Camp, one of the largest San Marcos River-front properties in the city limits remaining in private owners' hands, is seeking to rezone part of his land from commercial to medium-density multi-family residential and give part of it to the city as a park.

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

Lawsuit asks judge to invalidate county development regs

A Henly resident is seeking to invalidate development regulations adopted last August with a lawsuit filed in state district court that argues Hays County did not properly analyze the financial impact of minimum lot sizes and other...

Thursday, June 4th, 2009

Proposed development regs irk residents

Residents of the Dripping Springs area complained to the Hays County Commissioners Court Tuesday that proposed new development regulations would stunt their growth. Which didn't bother advocates for water conservation.

Sunday, April 13th, 2008

Sprawl stall

Hays County Commissioners are writing new tools into a revision of their development regulations, hoping they can discourage sprawling developments.