Wednesday, October 13th, 2010
Shifting course again, Carma Texas has withdrawn its request with San Marcos officials to change the concept plan for the Blanco Vista development on the north end of the city. It is anticipated that Carma will submit a proposal to operate Blanco Vista as a Planned Development District (PDD) as advocated by city officials.
Thursday, October 7th, 2010
San Marcos Planning and Zoning commissioners approved a re-zoning of a small Buie Tract piece last week after that piece had been pulled from such consideration by the developers in May. One commissioner said it looked to...
Tuesday, October 5th, 2010
Planning and Zoning commissioners in San Marcos are allowing the developers of Windemere Ranch property by Spring Lake to build a narrower collector road than allowed by the city's land development code. Environmentalists and nearby residents opposed...
Friday, October 1st, 2010
For the second time in September, the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission voted to postpone a vote on changes to the Blanco Vista master plan, which would give developer Carma Texas more latitude for multi-family uses.
Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010
San Marcos city staffers continue to defend the proposed SmartCode for downtown in the face of skepticism from developers and citizens. Meanwhile, the Planning and Zoning Commission, caught in the middle, wants to wait until the agenda...
Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010
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
The Planning and Zoning Commission in San Marcos has approved a three-year capital improvement plan that would cost $122 million. To this point, the city has $44 million to cover the costs.
Wednesday, August 5th, 2009
An abandoned Exxon Station at Pat Garrison and Guadalupe Streets could be coming back to life, but the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) must make new allowances for convenience stores to sell gasoline.
Thursday, July 16th, 2009
Against advice from city staff, the San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) granted a conditional use permit allowing a house to stay open for regular and frequent Alcoholics Anonymous (AA) meetings.
Thursday, October 16th, 2008
It remains to be seen how the city will change the way it handles development, but the people making those calls are changing rapidly as City Manager Rick Menchaca shuffles the city staff while the Planning and...