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2016 Amendments

Wellborn Zoning Districts
Adopted July 28, 2016
Click Here to view ordinance #2016-3792
-Creates WE, WRS, and WC zoning districts based on Wellborn Community Plan.

2015 Amendments

Multi-Family Parkland Dedication Amendment
Adopted December 10, 2015
Click Here to view ordinance #2015-3728
-Multi-family parkland dedication is now assessed on the number of bedrooms in a project, instead of the number of dwelling units.

Northgate Amendments
Adopted November 23, 2015
Click Here to view ordinance #2015-3720
-Provides the City's Administrator with flexibility regarding tree placement, sidewalk location, and screening requirements in Northgate.

Mobile Food Vendor Courts
Adopted October 8, 2015
Click Here to view ordinance #2015-3708
Amended November 11, 2015
Click Here to view the amendment - ordinance #2015-3716

-Creates opportunities for siting and operation of multiple Mobile Food Vendors in a court

Single-Family Parking Amendment
Adopted September 21, 2015
Click Here to view ordinance #2015-3699
-Added options to address parking during design of single-family subdivisions

Non-Residential Architectural Standards
Adopted May 28, 2015
Click Here to view ordinance #2015-3663
-Revised NRA Standards
-Alternative Compliance option added

Northgate High-Density Dwelling Units
Adopted April 23, 2015
Click Here to view ordinance #2015-3655
-Allows 5 & 6 residents to reside together in a single-unit in Northgate

Wellborn Commercial Signs
Adopted March 12, 2015
Click Here to view ordinance #2015-3643
-Allows attached signs for non-conforming commercial in Wellborn

Municipal Utility Districts & ETJ Lot Size
Adopted February 26, 2015
Click Here to view ordinance #2015-3640
-Municipal Utility Districts (MUDs) Petition Review Bodies
-Waivers from minimum lot size in the ETJ permitted in MUDs

 

2014 Amendments

New Multi-Family & Mixed-Use Zoning Districts
Adopted December 18, 2014
Click Here to view ordinance #2014-3624
Click Here to view additional details
-MF and MU districts created
-R-4 and R-6 districts retired

Electronic Reader Board & Fuel Sales Signs Ordinance Amendment
Adopted July 24, 2014
Click Here to view ordinance #2014-3588
-E-Reader sign message may change once every 15 minutes
-24-foot maximum area allowed for Fuel Price Signs

Rental Registration Ordinance Amendment
Adopted June 26, 2014
Click Here to view ordinance #2014-3586
-Administrative penalty (citation) provision
-Copy of current lease must be provided to City upon request

Signs for Places of Worship Ordinance
Adopted January 09, 2014
Click Here to view ordinance #2014-3547
-Freestanding Signs permitted adjacent to Freeways/Expressways
-Commercial Banners and Attached Signs permitted in all zoning districts

 

2013 Amendments

Block Length Ordinance Amendment
Adopted September 12, 2013
Click here to view ordinance #2013-3518
-Maximum block lengths and cul-de-sac lengths increased for General Suburban and Restricted Suburban Areas

New One- & Two-Family Zoning Districts
Adopted September 12, 2013
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Click here to view ordinance #2013-3521
-One new residential district created: RS Restricted Suburban 
-All other one- & two-family residential districts renamed

Single-Family Parking Ordinance
Adopted September 12, 2013
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Click here to view ordinance #2013-3522
-Requirements for number of parking spaces and maximum yard coverage amended
-Parking tool box created for new single-family developments

Micro-Industrial Use Ordinance Amendment
Adopted July 25, 2013
Click here to view ordinance #2013-3510
-Micro-Industrial uses permitted in NG-1 and NG-2

Airport Height Reference Ordinance Amendment
Adopted January 10, 2013
Click here to view ordinance #2013-3471
-Cross references Easterwood Field Airport Zoning Ordinance

2012 Amendments

Southside's "Area V" Ordinance Amendments
Adopted November 8, 2013
Click here to view ordinance #2012-3458
-Revised replatting & parking standards

New Non-Residential Zoning Districts
Adopted September 27, 2012
Click here to view additional details
Click here to view ordinance #2012-3450
-Four new non-residential districts created:
• “NAP Natural Areas Preserved,”
• “SC Suburban Commercial,”
• “BP Business Park,” and
• “BPI Business Park Industrial.”

BioCorridor Ordinance Amendments
Adopted September 27, 2012
Click here to view the BioCorridor PDD
Click here to view ordinance #2012-3449
-Unified Bryan/College Station land development standards and review process for the BioCorridor

Parkland Dedication Ordinance Amendment
Adopted August 9, 2012
Click here to view ordinance #2012-3434
-A reduction in park land dedication fees for single-family and multi-family units due to 2010 Census changing the average number of persons per household and a focus on community parks.

Sidewalk Ordinance Amendment
Adopted August 9, 2012
Click here to view ordinance #2012-3435
-Sidewalks are no longer required on the bulb of the cul-de-sac nor along Freeway/Expressways.

Stormwater Regulation Ordinance Amendment
Adopted July 12, 2012
Click here to view ordinance #2012-3431
-Added provisions related to stormwater management for construction and industrial activity.

NG-3 Residential Northgate Ordinance Amendment
Adopted July 12, 2012
Click here to view ordinance #2012-3429
-Places of Worship in NG-3 do not have to provide a residential component and do not have to meet minimum area requirements.

Mobile Food Vendor Ordinance Amendment
Adopted April 26, 2012
Click here to view ordinance#2012-3408
-Reduced buffer to existing restaurants to 100 feet and increased the number of hours per visit to five.

Northgate Outdoor Dining
Adopted April 26, 2012
Click here to view ordinance #2012-3410  
-Allows businesses to extend operations into the public sidewalk on College Main, University Drive, and Patricia Street Promenade.

Please contact Planning staff with any questions at 979.764.3570 or by email at CompPlan@cstx.gov.

Last updated: 9/14/2016 10:07:06 AM