Related Plans & Studies


The studies listed below were created by many community partners dedicated to envisioning New Braunfels’ future. Reports are from a variety of sources, such as the City of New Braunfels, neighborhoods, adjacent communities, and various public and private agencies dedicated to improving the quality of life in New Braunfels and the region. These studies are recognized as collective ideas and visions for Envision New Braunfels. Click on the links below to read about each organization and plan.

DowntownNew Braunfels Downtown Implementation Plan

The Downtown Implementation Plan serves as a roadmap for the City, development community, and stakeholders to spur economic development and direct public revitalization projects in Downtown New Braunfels. It was unanimously approved by City Council in January 2010.


StormwaterNEWStormwater Management Strategy

The Stormwater Management Strategy details New Braunfels’ approach to protecting water quality. In addition to identifying the best management practices necessary to reduce the discharge of pollutants into its waters, the program also provides an implementation schedule, as well as other key details.

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Economic Development Opens in new windowEconomic Development Strategic Plan

Numerous residents participated in this process, which began in Feb. 2012. The participants were organized into the following four committees, which performed the majority of the work to develop the vision, mission, goals, objectives, strategies and action items found in New Braunfels’ strategic plan.   

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Demographic Profile Opens in new windowEconomic Development Demographic Profile

This study provides information related to job and business growth from the New Braunfels Economic Development Council (NBEDC), which is a non-profit organization that serves as the public/private partnership between the City (through the NBIDC/4B Board), the New Braunfels Economic Development Foundation (EDF), Comal County, New Braunfels Utilities (NBU), and the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce.

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Parks and Recreation Opens in new windowNew Braunfels Parks & Recreation Master Plan

This document is the culmination of an extensive planning process involving the elected officials, staff, Parks and Recreation Steering Committee, and, most importantly, the citizens of New Braunfels. It represents a vision for the local parks system over the next ten years. This document is intended to guide the parks system, but also incorporates flexibility in responding to unique opportunities as they arise.

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Garbage Recycling Opens in new windowNew Braunfels Solid Waste Management Plan

Using this Solid Waste Management Plan, the City intends to have a positive and lasting impact on all aspects of solid waste services provided to the residential, commercial, industrial, and institutional sectors in the community. This plan will establish the foundation for cost-effective, long-term management of solid waste by the city of New Braunfels for the next 20 years, from 2020 through 2040, and provide key details going forward.

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Fischer Park Opens in new windowAlamo Area MPO Bicycle & Pedestrian Study

Working together as part of the Alamo Area Metropolitan Planning Organization (AAMPO), member communities have committed themselves to improve walking and bicycling throughout the region. As the region continues to grow, so does the need to plan for and implement walking and biking facilities and programs.

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Streets Drainage Opens in new windowVIA Transit Vision 2040 Long Range Plan

Throughout the Vision 2040 process, community input helped shape and update VIA’s Long Range Plan. The Long Range Plan envisions a region with a multimodal network of options, improved frequency, and an expanded service area. Learn more about this study and its plans for the New Braunfels area.


Adopt Roadway Opens in new windowNew Braunfels Regional Transportation Plan

This plan outlines the expressways, arteries, and collectors along with the City's right of way. This Regional Transportation Plan depicts general locations which are subject to modification in order to fit local considerations. Proposed new alignments are subject to change as development occurs.

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