Georgetown City Council approves zoning amendment in Sun City

The amendment will allow for an increase of 75 residential units, increasing units in the area from 7,500 to 7,575. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)
The amendment will allow for an increase of 75 residential units, increasing units in the area from 7,500 to 7,575. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)

The amendment will allow for an increase of 75 residential units, increasing units in the area from 7,500 to 7,575. (Fernanda Figueroa/Community Impact Newspaper)

Georgetown City Council approved a zoning amendment to allow for single-family residential units and an increase in total residential units in Sun City during its regular city meeting May 25.

The changes in residential units will affect the area located at 135 Sun City Blvd., Georgetown, Georgetown Planning Director Sofia Nelson said.


The amendment will allow for an increase of 75 residential units, increasing total units in the area from 7,500 to 7,575.

The request for the amendment was made to permit the development of additional units and a new product type on this previously undeveloped tract within Sun City, Nelson added.

In other news

  • Council approved an agreement with Georgetown ISD to allow for the installation of a new mural, "Everyone Deserves Kindness," designed by GISD students in the alleyway at 101 E. Seventh St., Georgetown.

  • Council also authorized City Manager David Morgan to develop a plan to open the River Ridge neighborhood pool this summer. The opening of the pool will cost the city a maximum of $20,000. The pool has been closed since summer 2020 due to COVID-19.

By Fernanda Figueroa
Fernanda Figueroa graduated from The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley in 2020 with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and a second major in political science. Originally from the Rio Grande Valley, Fernanda now covers government and education for the city of Georgetown.


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