Quality of Life and Sense of Place

Two female friends dancing at Music on the Square in Downtown San Marcos.

The City of San Marcos cultivates a community that promotes inclusivity, equity, and belonging; has a unique sense of place due to our distinct natural, historical, and cultural assets; and commits to a healthy quality of life for families of all types.

  1. Comprehensive Planning

Outcome Statement: Complete and utilize the City’s Comprehensive Plan and other master plans as our guiding principles for decision-making.

I. Adopt and Implement the Comprehensive Plan

  • The Comprehensive Plan adoption was postponed by the Planning and Zoning Commission on its current schedule City Council will see the plan in September with final adoption in November.

II. Ensure Master Plans Align with the Current Comprehensive Plan

  1. Strong Community Engagement
  1. Downtown Vitality
  1. Arts, Culture, and Special Events
  1. Parks, Open Space, and Recreation
  1. Neighborhood Preservation and Enhancement
  1. Housing Affordability