As the Unified Development Code progresses, the city’s Planning and Community Development Department has announced upcoming public meetings and milestones before the Planning and Zoning Commission makes its recommendations to City Council, and the Council is expected to vote on it.
April 30: Post all documents online for public comment
May 17: Send out official mailer for public hearings
May 21: Post UDC related content on Planning and Zoning and City Council agendas
May 26: Send package of final documents to both bodies
June 7: P&Z makes recommendations
June 8: City Council receives recommendations
July 13: City Council public hearing and first reading
July 27: City Council second reading
April 19: Specially called P&Z meeting
April 20: UDC Steering Committee meeting
May 3: P&Z meeting and public hearing
Based on this timeline, this leaves the month of May available for various opportunities for public outreach. The Planning and Community Development Department is still receiving input from residents and property owners.
If you have questions or suggestions, you can reach out to their office at 830-248-1501 or email [email protected]
The UDC was anticipated to be adopted in April 2020. Due to COVID-19, the UDC adoption was delayed. A draft is available for review and comment. The first phase of adoption was completed in December 2020. The second phase of adoption which includes overlay districts is currently underway.
The City’s Unified Development Code (UDC) project began in 2019. It is the first major project undertaken to implement the Boerne Master Plan updated in 2018. The UDC will combine various city ordinances relating to development into a single document. With the new UDC, the City can assure consistency to minimize confusion and contradiction between different ordinances, align development regulations with the Master Plan, and provide a more comprehensive and efficient development process. As part of the UDC, overlay districts will be created and a citywide rezoning will be undertaken creating a path for sustainable development while protecting the values of the community, the environment and the economic viability of our City.