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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Comment Period Opens for Preferred Scenario Map

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The City of San Marcos is now collecting comments on the Preferred Scenario Map draft, a key component of the Vision SMTX Comprehensive Plan. The map will help guide and manage future growth in San Marcos.

The map is available online at An online comment survey map will be available through April 10. Additional community participation opportunities are scheduled, including in-person and virtual meetings.

  • A physical take-home toolkit of the comment map is available for pick-up in the Planning & Development Services Department. Copies may be obtained by emailing, calling 512-393-8230, or visiting 630 E Hopkins St. 
  • On Saturday, March 19, the City will host an in-person pop-up public input booth at the San Marcos Farmers Market, 111 E San Antonio Street, adjacent to the Historic Courthouse from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • On Wednesday, April 6, the City will host a virtual community presentation of the draft map from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. A link to join the meeting will be available at

 “One of the key components of Vision SMTX is to develop a city-wide plan for how to best manage our future projected growth and meet the goals that are most important to our community,” said Planning Manager Andrea Villalobos. “We invite everyone to participate in reviewing the draft map so that we can best plan for current and future generations so that all can live, work, and play in San Marcos.”

For additional information, contact the Planning and Development Services Department at or 512-393-8230. Community members can also reserve a virtual meeting with staff to discuss the map and ask questions. For media inquiries, contact

About Vision SMTX: The City Council provided direction to rewrite the City’s current comprehensive plan, Vision San Marcos, originally adopted in 2013. This comprehensive plan rewrite project, known as Vision SMTX, will establish the goals and vision for the future of San Marcos for the next 20 years. Vision SMTX will create a visionary document that guides long-term decision-making for key components such as housing, the environment, economic development, transportation, and land use. For more information, visit


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