project documents

adoption draft: mckinney development code
Release date: October 13, 2022

This document is a complete draft of McKinney's proposed new development code.The City Council will vote on adoption of the content of this draft on November 15, 2022.

consolidated draft: mckinney development code
Release date: June 13, 2022

This document is a complete draft of McKinney's proposed new development code.

installment 3: Development Standards, public draft
Release date: September 27, 2021

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The public draft of Installment 3 contains:

Article 2.4, Development Standards, including subsections on Landscaping, Tree Preservation, Screening, Refuse and Sanitation Containers, Vehicle Parking and Loading, Architectural Standards, Site Design Standards. 

Article 3.2: Subdivision Standards 

Article 4: Signs

Article 5: Exterior Lighting
Article 6: Fences

Article 7: Stormwater Management

Additionally, the installment includes updated definitions related to the Articles in this installment in Article 9: Rules of Construction and Definitions.

Tree preservation Presentation
Release date: August 24, 2021

This document is a copy of the presentation that will be used a the basis of discussion at the joint Planning Commission and City Council meeting on tree preservation in McKinney.

Residential Development Presentation
Release date: July 27, 2021

This document is a copy of the presentation that will be used a the basis of discussion at the joint Planning Commission and City Council meeting on residential development in McKinney.

installment 2: Zoning Districts and Land Uses, public draft
Release date: March 8, 2021

Public Draft

The public draft of Installment 2 contains Section 2.2, Zoning Districts, with a revised lineup of districts for the City, along with updated dimensional standards that govern them. Section 2.3, Use Regulations, contains a revised table of allowed land uses, plus a definition for each use, and any additional use-specific standards that apply.

Cover Memo

The cover memo summarizes all changes in the public draft, and includes a description of a Zoning District Transition Strategy, suggested as a means of allowing relief for property owners who dispute a rezoning classification of their property.

installment 1: administration and procedures, public draft
Release date: November 10, 2020

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The public draft of Installment 1 contains Article I, General Provisions, which is is the administration section of the new Code, describing the purpose of the development code regulations, along with where and how they apply in the city of McKinney. Article II, Section 2.1, Zoning Procedures, describes the standard procedures and rules applicable to all development applications, while Article III, Section 3.1, Subdivision Procedures,  describes the standard procedures and rules applicable to all subdivision applications.

Code ASsessment and Annotated Outline
Release date: December 18, 2019

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The Code Assessment and Annotated Outline provides an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of the current development regulations and makes recommendations for improvements. This report will serve as the roadmap for drafting code changes.