It’s no secret that residential and commercial development in Bryan is booming. Over the past decade, Bryan has seen a gradual uptick in the number of building permits issued and new homes and businesses constructed.
From parks to storm water and road improvements to sidewalks, residents will have the opportunity to give input on some projects and see big progress made on others. Here are 12 public improvement projects in Bryan to keep your eye on this year.
The City of Bryan’s Planning and Development Services Department is one of only 34 across the state of Texas to be selected as a recipient of the 2021 Richard R. Lillie, FAICP Planning Excellence Recognition Program from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association.
The City of Bryan is waiving fees for permits required for repairs related to winter storm damage at residential and commercial properties.
The City of Bryan’s Planning and Development Services Department is one of only 37 across the state of Texas to be selected as a recipient of the 2020 Richard R. Lillie, FAICP Planning Excellence Recognition Program from the Texas Chapter of the American Planning Association.
Several updates to the city’s landscaping ordinance will go into effect on Nov. 1, which will result in higher quality and more visually appealing developments in Bryan.
On Aug. 6, 2020 the Planning and Zoning Commission recommended approval of the Midtown Pattern Overlay Districts, specifying that pattern zoning be applied to properties in Areas 1-4 of Midtown, as identified in the recently approved Midtown Area Plan.
One of the most unique aspects of the recently adopted Midtown Area Plan – Pattern Zoning – was given a Merit Award in the Emerging Projects category from the Center for New Urbanism (CNU) as part of the organization’s 2020 Charter Awards.
As a result of more than 18 months of community outreach, economic research, stakeholder feedback sessions, and problem solving, the Bryan City Council unanimously approved adopting the Midtown Area Plan at its May 12, 2020 meeting.
In 2019, the City of Bryan issued 594 permits for single-family homes, setting a new record for the community and continuing a steady trend of single-family home building in Bryan.