Process

Development of the Westside Community Area 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 Project Chartering phase of the project will focus on determining the Planning Team membership and finalizing the detailed plan area boundaries for each geography. Phase 1 will also include 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 Community Area, and more generally to the future high capacity transit corridors as delineated in the adopted Comprehensive Plan.

  • II

    Phase 2: Analysis and Visioning

    June - September 2017

    The second phase of the project will focus on assessing the existing conditions, challenges, and opportunities for the Westside Community Area. The Planning Team and community members will also provide direction on visioning and goal setting for the Westside area. The analysis and refinement of existing conditions will help to ensure that the vision and goals for the Westside area are grounded in the proper context

  • III

    Phase 3: Plan Framework

    September 2017 - January 2018

    The third phase of the project will focus on working with the community and stakeholders to establish the Plan Framework. The Framework for each plan area will include land use and urban form, identification and planning for catalytic sites, infrastructure and utilities planning, mobility and connectivity for all modes, public realm and placemaking, and place types.

  • IV

    Phase 4: Recommendation and Implementation Strategies

    January - April 2018

    The fourth phase will develop specific projects, programs, and policies to affect change in the Westside area. This phase will also include the development of specific, action-oriented implementation strategies and recommendations for potential funding sources

  • V

    Phase 5: Documentation and Adoption

    April - June 2018

    The last phase of the project will largely be devoted to converting this project website into the final ePlan for the Westside Community Area, creating the Executive Summary, and guiding the plan through the approval and adoption process. The Project Team will also meet 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.