Proposed Updates

The City of San Marcos

The City of San Marcos is currently in the process of reviewing the San Marcos Development Code for potential updates. Information on Development Code updates as they are proposed will be posted on this page.

If you have any questions, please contact planninginfo@sanmarcostx.gov.

Proposed Updates:

  • Proposed updates will be posted here.

Recent Updates:

  • March 16, 2021 Turfgrass (Ord. 2021-05) and Irrigation (Ord. 2021-06) Requirements: The City Council approved updates to the Development Code and City Code regarding water conservation enhancements related to limiting the amount of turfgrass in new development and revising the irrigation requirements. For additional information, please contact Jan Klein, Conservation Coordinator.
  • March 16, 2021 Downtown Design (Ord. 2021-16): The City Council approved updates to the Development Code and Design Manual regarding downtown architectural design standards and guidelines. View information regarding the project and adopted redlines on the project webpage.