The Corridor Beautification Partnership was established in January 2017 in response to citizen concern for the appearance and economic vitality of the Texas Avenue corridor.
Historic Downtown Bryan illustrates what it means to be “great” through design, functionality, sustainability, character, quality, and community participation.
A property once condemned by the City of Bryan’s Building and Standards Commission now stands as one of the City’s most recent success stories.
For the last 13 months, a Planning and Zoning Commission subcommittee has been researching solutions to address land use and structures commonly referred to as “stealth dorms”, i.e., by-the-room occupancy of single-family homes in established Bryan neighborhoods. Click to view the Subcommittee’s recommendation to the Planning and Zoning Commission. On September 21, 2017, the Planning […]
Planning and Zoning Stealth Dorm Subcommittee Reports Findings, Makes Plans for Additional Citizen Input
This past January, the Planning and Zoning Commission (P&Z) formed a citizen subcommittee in response to concerns about the increase in requests to re-subdivide lots and the use of by-the-room occupancy rental properties, often leased by unrelated tenants, in established neighborhoods. After holding two public input meetings and reviewing each of the 288 citizen surveys […]
The Bryan City Council has approved a new grant program – the Corridor Beautification Partnership. The goal of this partnership is to use matching funds to renovate and improve the visual impact of the properties along Texas Avenue. This grant is available to all retail, commercial, and multiple-family property owners located on Texas Avenue in […]
Bryan is a great place to live, to work, and to visit. So when someone asks you the question, “Why Bryan?,” proudly tell them, “Because it’s just better.”
What is the Life Safety Grant Program? In an effort to encourage private investment in redevelopment of commercial and multi-family uses downtown, the City of Bryan is offering a matching grant program for the installation of life safety improvements. Life safety improvements are construction improvements required by current fire and building codes; such as, sprinkler […]
Final Drafts of 2016 Comprehensive Plan and Parks Master Plan to be Presented to Planning and Zoning Commission, Parks Advisory Board
Following a 15-month planning and public input process, Freese and Nichols, Inc., the planning consultant, is now presenting the final draft plan, Blueprint 2040, for review by the Planning and Zoning Commission and Parks and Recreation Advisory Board. With the recommendation from both advisory boards, the City Council will consider adopting the Plan during its […]