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Downtown Master Plan


Wednesday, January 4th, 2012

City commits downtown tax revenue to redevelopment

The city of San Marcos and Hays County have laid the groundwork to redevelop the former Hays County Justice Center and pay for other big-ticket capital projects anticipated downtown, including a planned commuter rail station.

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010

City to hold public meeting on two-way traffic

San Marcos officials are holding a public meeting Wednesday night at the San Marcos Activity Center to discuss a feasibility study concerning an initiative to convert traffic on North LBJ Drive and South Guadalupe Street from one-way...

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

P&Z delays 'SmartCode' approval until late July

After two dozen San Marcos residents spoke against quick adoption of form-based development codes Tuesday night, the Planning and Zoning Commission agreed to postpone advancing the issue to the city council until July 27.

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

P&Z to address SmartCode

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission will evaluate the proposed "SmartCode" for downtown Tuesday night. The code establishes zoning standards based on preferred and consistent historic patterns, rather than building uses only.

Friday, December 4th, 2009

Drainage plan could be downtown sneak peek

No one knows when the city's downtown master plan will become reality, but a drainage project for parts of LBJ Drive, Hutchison Street and University Drive will force a sneak peak at the next iteration of downtown...