THIS IS A PROPOSED DRAFT SUBJECT TO COMMUNITY INPUT, LEGAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE REVIEW AND WILL BE REPLACED BY THE FINAL PLAN ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL.

Medical Center Area Regional Center Plan Administrative Draft (PDF 28.2 Mb)

The Planning Department is accepting public comment on this Administrative Draft until June 26, 2019 - the day before the Planning Commission Hearing. Please submit your comments to Carlos.Guerra2@sanantonio.gov. The Medical Center Area Regional Center Plan will be presented for a briefing to the Comprehensive Plan Committee on May 14, 2019; for a briefing to the Planning Commission on June 12, 2019; for Planning Commission Hearing on June 26, 2019; and for City Council Hearing on August 15, 2019.

Process - - Medical Center Area Regional Center

Process

Development of the Medical Center Area Regional Center Plan is approximately a 15-month process from start to City Council adoption. Staff from the Planning Department are working with a wide range of community members including neighborhood associations, business and property owners, employers, educational and cultural institutions, and partner organizations and City Departments to create realistic and implementable plans in regional centers and community areas throughout the City.


" San Antonio is planning boldly to ensure our great City captures the type of growth and economic development that will lead our community into the future and provide benefits to all our residents. "
  • I

    Phase 1: Project Chartering

    April - June 2017

    The first phase of the project focused on project chartering, which included determining the Planning Team membership and finalizing the detailed plan area boundaries. Phase 1 also included an analysis by the Project Team to refine estimates for capture of growth in all regional centers and to determine how total projected growth for the City should be allocated into each Regional Center, and more generally to the future high capacity transit corridors as delineated in the adopted Comprehensive Plan for San Antonio.

  • II

    Phase 2: Analysis and Visioning

    June - January 2018

    The second phase of the project focused on assessing the existing conditions and growth capacity of the Medical Center Area Regional Center. The Planning Team and community members provided direction on visioning and goal setting for the Medical Center area. The analysis and refinement of existing conditions helped ensure that the vision and goals for the Medical Center Area Regional Center are grounded in the proper context.

  • III

    Phase 3: Plan Framework

    October 2017 - January 2019

    The third phase of the project focused on working with the community and stakeholders to establish the Plan Framework. The Plan Framework components include Land Use, Housing, Economic Development, Mobility, Amenities and Infrastructure, and Focus Areas/Corridors.

  • IV

    Phase 4: Recommendation and Implementation Strategies

    June 2018 - February 2019

    The fourth phase developed specific projects, programs, and policies to affect change in the Medical Center Area Regional Center. This phase also included the development of specific, action-oriented implementation strategies and recommendations for potential funding sources.

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    Phase 5: Documentation and Adoption

    February - September 2019

    The last phase of the project was devoted to converting this project website into the final ePlan for the Medical Center Area Regional Center, creating the Executive Summary, and guiding the plan through the approval and adoption process. The Project Team met with City departments and other partners to develop critical next steps to support implementation of the plan.

The SA Tomorrow Plan

San Antonio is planning boldly to ensure our great City captures the type of growth and economic development that will lead our community into the future and provide benefits to all our residents. Visit this website to learn more about the Comprehensive Plan and what we’re doing to make San Antonio a diverse and thriving community.