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City of Georgetown UDC Development Manual Updates – 15 day Public Comment Period

Updates to the City of Georgetown UDC Development Manual are available for public review. Per UDC Section 1.11, a 15 day comment period will be open for staff to receive comments on the proposed updates. You may send any comments on the proposed updates to udc@georgetown.org or you can call 512-930-3575. The comment period will close and the updated Development Manual will take effect on June 2, 2020. All new applications submitted after June 2 will need to comply with the Development Manual.*Hyperlinks to outside webpages and to different parts of the Development Manual itself will not be functional until the updates are finalized.

Please click here to view the draft document.

Unified Development Code (UDC)

The Unified Development Code (UDC), adopted by the City Council on March 25, 2003, is the primary guide to development within the City of Georgetown. The UDC incorporates procedures, standards and regulations for zoning as well as subdivision applications.

The UDC is the primary tool used to regulate land development in Georgetown.  The UDC was adopted to promote the public health, safety and general welfare of its citizens, and to regulate orderly and healthy development of the city. The Code was originally adopted in 2003 and contains zoning and subdivision regulations along with related development standards.  The UDC adheres to a regular review of its provisions to ensure its compatibility with the 2030 Comprehensive Plan and current building and development patterns.

This document was codified, as of November 2015. This codified document has searching capabilities that the PDF did not.  Please contact the Planning Department with any questions by emailing planning@georgetown.org.