Unified Development Code (UDC)

HauptstrasseThe Unified Development Code (UDC) will combine various city ordinances relating to development into a single document.  The creation of the UDC for Boerne began in 2019.  It is the first major project undertaken to implement the Boerne Master Plan updated in 2018.

Project Timeline

The UDC was anticipated to be adopted in April 2020.  Due to COVID-19, the UDC adoption was delayed.  A new draft is now available for review and comment - see below.  The first phase of adoption is now proposed to be in early 2021 followed by the second phase which includes the overlay districts. 

UDC Chapters

October 6, 2020 Draft UDC (PDF)

Chapter 1 General Provisions
Chapter 2 Procedures
Chapter 3 Zoning
Chapter 4 Residential Site Design
Chapter 5 Nonresidential Site Design
Chapter 6 Subdivision Design
Chapter 7 Infrastructure Design
Chapter 8 Environmental Design
Chapter 9 Signage

Steering Committee

The UDC Steering Committee was appointed by City Council on March 12, 2019, to guide the development of the UDC.


Ben Adam
Chesney Dunning
Ben Eldredge
Brian Fowler
Tim Handren
Ross Partlow
Travis Roberson
Guy Sanders

Upcoming Meetings

October 22, 2020: Planning and Zoning Commission Workshop

November 2, 2020: Planning and Zoning Commission Public Hearing (UDC text)

November 10, 2020: City Council Public Hearing (UDC text)

January 4, 2021: Planning and Zoning Commission Public Hearing (Zoning Map)

January 12, 2021: City Council Public Hearing (Zoning Map)

March 1, 2021: Planning and Zoning Commission Public Hearing (Overlay Districts)

March 9, 2021: City Council Public Hearing (Overlay Districts)

Past Meetings

October 13, 2020: City Council Workshop



February 3, 2020: Special Called Meeting City Council and Planning & Zoning Commission


October 30, 2020: Developers Forum


September 16, 2019: Open House


April 30, 2019: Open House