Pflugerville officials take first steps toward FM 685 mixed-use development

21101 FM 685 site plan
Fairfield's proposed site plan details the prospective development's layout and specifications. (Courtesy Fairfield)

Fairfield's proposed site plan details the prospective development's layout and specifications. (Courtesy Fairfield)

A new mixed-use development may be coming to FM 685 in Pflugerville.

At its Jan. 11 meeting, Pflugerville City Council voted to allow land owner and developer Fairfield to submit a planned unit development, or PUD, rezoning application for an approximately 12-acre plot of land on FM 685, just south of Gattis School Road.


Fairfield is seeking to use the land for a mixed-use development that would contain approximately 350 urban-style multifamily residential units and for-rent townhomes as well as commercial and retail buildings.

According to materials from Fairfield, the development would prioritize walkability, with pocket parks and open spaces distributed throughout.

Because special council approval is required to request PUD zoning for plots of land smaller than 20 acres, council's action at the meeting only allows Fairfield to request rezoning; council will consider approval of the requested rezoning at a future meeting.
By Carson Ganong

Reporter, Pflugerville/Hutto

Carson became the reporter for the Pflugerville-Hutto edition of Community Impact Newspaper in August 2021. Before joining CI, Carson studied journalism at Texas State University, where he covered San Marcos as a reporter for Texas State's student newspaper, The University Star.