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    Thompson/Cape Dam and Ditch Engineering Structure Agenda Update

    City Council will not be considering Thompson/Cape Dam and Ditch Engineering Structure for Historic Designation in tonight’s City Council Meeting. Read on...
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    New Accessory Dwelling Unit Guide Posted Online

    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. Read on...
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    City Council Approves New San Marcos Development Code

    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. Read on...
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    Online Submittals

    There are exciting things happening in Planning & Development Services. In an effort to streamline processes, reduce errors, and improve efficiency, Planning application submittals are available online as of December 1, 2017. Read on...
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    Legacy Project

    Planning and Development Services would like to recognize their interns: Amanda Padilla and Emilio Levario, along with their classmate Craig Garrison for winning the Legacy Project Competition at the 2017 Texas Chapter Planning Conference. Read on...
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    Revised Fee Schedule

    The City Council provided direction to Planning and Development Services staff to research fee revenue and actual cost of service to process permits, review applications and inspect permitted projects. Read on...
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    Code SMTX - Adoption Process Begins

    Code SMTX, the project to update the City’s land development code, continues to make progress and has moved into the approval stage. Find out more about how the Code is implementing the City’s Comprehensive Plan. Read On