San Marcos Planning And Zoning To Hold Public Hearing On CUP

San Marcos Planning And Zoning To Hold Public Hearing On CUP

Staff Reports

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing and consider a Conditional Use Permit request for a single-family residence at 734 Gravel Street.

The request was submitted by Greg Standard for a property that is currently zoned Public and Institutional.

According to the agenda, the property is currently vacant. The applicant would like to construct a 1,200 square foot single family detached home on the property. The proposed use backs up to the Purgatory Creek and is located within the 100-year floodplain.

The agenda states engineering analysis and modeling is not required at this time to determine the extent of the impacts but will be required at the time of the floodplain and building permit.

According to staff, the Purgatory Creek Channel Improvement project, one of the City’s identified 10-year Capital Improvement Projects is proposed to begin construction December 2020.

The agenda states the project will provide some mitigation to surrounding properties; based on preliminary analysis, the subject property has been identified as a location requiring the establishment of a new easement to achieve the planned channel improvements.

Based on the criteria from Sections and of the San Marcos Development Code and recommends approval with the following conditions:

  1. The applicant shall submit an updated site plan at the time of permit. The site plan shall demonstrate all applicable standards of the San Marcos Land Development Code have been satisfied.
  2. The applicant shall submit a third-party engineering and flood modeling analysis for Engineering staff review at the time of permit
  3. The applicant shall work with the City to provide the necessary easement required for the Purgatory Creek channel improvements project

The San Marcos Planning and Zoning Commission will convene their regular meeting at City Hall in the City Council Chambers at 6:00 PM.


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