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File #: ID#21-415    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Action Item Status: Individual Consideration
File created: 5/5/2021 In control: Planning and Zoning Commission
On agenda: 5/25/2021 Final action:
Title: Hold a public hearing and consider a recommendation to the City Council regarding text amendments to the San Marcos Development Code, that, among other things, would address typographical and technical errors, and implement changes related to site permit requirements, detention, stormwater quality and stream protection, residential garage and pedestrian access requirements, building activation, the use of self storage and outdoor storage, the Employment Center zoning district, allowable uses in CD-2.5, ND-3.2, and other revisions to the Land Use Matrix and provide direction to Staff. (A. Villalobos)
Attachments: 1. Justification Table, 2. Draft Redlined Code, 3. Presentation
AGENDA CAPTION:
Title
Hold a public hearing and consider a recommendation to the City Council regarding text amendments to the San Marcos Development Code, that, among other things, would address typographical and technical errors, and implement changes related to site permit requirements, detention, stormwater quality and stream protection, residential garage and pedestrian access requirements, building activation, the use of self storage and outdoor storage, the Employment Center zoning district, allowable uses in CD-2.5, ND-3.2, and other revisions to the Land Use Matrix and provide direction to Staff. (A. Villalobos)
Body
Meeting date: May 25, 2021

Department: Planning and Development Services Department

Amount & Source of Funding
Funds Required: n/a
Account Number: n/a
Funds Available: n/a
Account Name: n/a

Fiscal Note:
Prior Council Action: City Council provided initial authorization of these amendments at their May 4, 2021 City Council meeting.

City Council Strategic Initiative:
N/A

Comprehensive Plan Element (s):
? Economic Development - Choose an item.
? Environment & Resource Protection - Choose an item.
? Land Use - Choose an item.
? Neighborhoods & Housing - Choose an item.
? Parks, Public Spaces & Facilities - Choose an item.
? Transportation - Choose an item.
? Core Services
? Not Applicable

Master Plan:
Vision San Marcos - A River Runs Through Us


Background Information:
At prior City Council meetings, staff was provided direction to update standards related to residential garage and access requirements and the use of self-storage. During staff's analysis of these topics, additional areas of the Development Code were identified as needing amendments. A redline of the Development Code reflecting the proposed amendments along with a table with details on the reason for each amendment is included in the packet. A summary of amendments is as follows:

* City Engineering staff recommendations: Amendments related to site permits, det...

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