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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Engineered Details

Purpose:

To clarify when engineered details for monument signs or pole signage are required.

Scope:

IBC Section H105.1 Signs shall be designed and constructed to comply with theprovisions of this code for use of materials, loads and stresses.

IBC Section H105...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Use of transmittal forms

Purpose: To establish a more customer-focused process to better track materials delivered to the Planning and Community Development Department.

Scope:  All materials delivered to the Planning and Community Development Department, associat...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Park Land Dedication and Development Ordinance

Purpose:

To communicate the enforcement  of the City Code: Chapter 118, Article V: Park Land Section 118-62 Parkland Development Fee and Section 118-63 - Credit against park land dedication.

Scope & Effective Date:

All subdivisions applications ...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Updates Related to Engineering Standards and Development

Purpose: To provide updates related to Engineering Standards and Development.

1. Curb Ramp Standards. The curb ramp standards have been updated to include ramp placement and new detectable warning surface details. Detectable warning pavers are no ...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Updated Subdivision Plat Applications

Purpose: To provide updated and improved subdivision plat application forms based on recentcode amendments and to improve timely processing of plat...Read on...

Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Park Land Dedication and Development Ordinance 2018-33

Purpose: To communicate the effective date of the Park Land Dedication Ordinance (2018-33) and summarizerequirements.

Effective Date: The effective date is Monday, August 13, 2018.

Explanation: On May 25, 2018 the City Council passed a new...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Parkland Dedication and Development Ordinance 2018-33

Purpose: To communicate the effective date of the Parkland Dedication Ordinance year 2 and year 3 feephase-ins. 

Background:

On May 14, 2018, the City of New Braunfels modernized its Parkland Dedication Ordinance. City Council adopted the new ordin...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Alternate Method Request Procedures

Purpose:

This bulletin is to provide information on alternate method requests of design, materials, or construction for customers who are required to obtain building permits in the City of New Braunfels. This process is inaccordance with section 1...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Scale of plats

Purpose:    To allow the scale of a plat to be smaller than 1”=100’ (e.g. 1”=200’) if the platremains legible.

Scope:        Section 118-21(c) of the Subdivision ...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Acceptance of Plat Application Submittals Through Dropbox

Purpose:

To allow plat applications to be submitted digitally through Dropbox. In order to comply with CDC guide...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Reminder - Park Development Fee changes take effect March 28, 2021

Purpose:

To communicate the effective date of the Park Land Ordinance Year 3 development fees. (Ordinance 2018-33)

 

Explanation:

In May 2018, the City of New Braunfels modernized its Park Land Ordinance and adopted new procedures and fees. At the ti...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Building Move Permits

Purpose:

This bulletin is to provide information on Building Move Permits for existing buildings,it is not applicable to manufactured homes as defined by the International ResidentialCode (IRC), or pre-manufactured buildings that...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Certificate of Alteration Procedures

Purpose:

The purpose of this bulletin is to inform applicants of the required process for obtaining a Certificate ofAlteration (C of A). This process is in accordance with Chapter 66 of the New ...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins
Posted on: June 16, 2022

Engineer’s Foundation Inspection Letters

Purpose:

This bulletin is to provide information on Engineer’s Foundation Inspection Letters for residential home building contractors. This bulletin is to outline a process change that the Building Safety Division is implementing after discussion...

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Planning Department - Customer Bulletins