The City of New Braunfels is a home-rule city under Texas State Law. The City was founded in 1845 under German charter. The City is governed by a seven-member council and has over 500 employees under the City Manager, Robert Camareno. The City has a number of local advisory committees, boards and commissions who make recommendations to the City Council regarding policies and the operation of several City departments.
The primary purpose of the Planning Division is to implement the comprehensive plan, zoning ordinance, platting ordinance, and other ordinances as they pertain to the city’s order and growth. Planning Staff’s role is to provide superior customer service to citizens, businesses, and developers regarding:
Sign code enforcement
Tree removal review
Staff also serves as liaison to the Planning Commission, Zoning Board of Adjustment, Access Management Board of Adjustment, Historic Landmarks Commission, and other boards and committees as needed
Board and Commission
Boards and Commissions information
The Planning Commission meetings are typically the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm. See agendas here.
The Zoning Board of Adjustment and Access Management Board of Adjustment typically meet the fourth Thursday of the month at 6:00 p.m. See agendas here.
The Historic Landmark Commission meetings are the second Tuesday of the month at 8:30 am
All meetings are in Council Chambers at City Hall unless otherwise noted
Things To Do
Temporary Street Closures
City officials have announced that Mill Race Run and Gazebo Circle Drive in Landa Park will be closed to both pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Tuesday, July 14th and Wednesday, July 15th for paving improvements.
The scope of work includes applying a seal coat and pavement markings to the Mill Race Run parking lot and the entrance of Gazebo Circle Drive. This will complete the paving repairs and improvements implemented in conjunction with the Landa Park Riverfront Rehabilitation Project. The project is expected to be complete within the indicated times, weather and other factors permitting.