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Historic Preservation

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The City of Georgetown is in the process of compiling a downtown parking study 1) to provide recommendations on short and medium term management solutions to identified parking issues and 2) to develop recommendations on preliminary design concepts for structured parking. The study (preliminary results, attached below) includes the results

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Community ProgramsDevelopmentDowntownHistoric Preservation

The City of Georgetown collects a Local Hotel Occupancy Tax (HOT) from hotels, motels and bed & breakfasts. The Office of Attorney General provides a set of rules that state how the revenue from the HOT may be used. 2015-16 HOT Grant Application

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Around GeorgetownBusinessDevelopmentDowntownHistoric PreservationLong Range PlanningPublic Events

Tenant mix study for the Downtown District of Georgetown prepared by IF Marketing & Advertising. The conclusions reached are based on present knowledge of the competitive market, the communities and retail developments as well as corresponding fieldwork completed over the last several months of the project. Click here to open

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BusinessDevelopmentDowntownHistoric PreservationInspections and Permits

This pamphlet is a “what you need to know” as a new downtown business owner. Quick Guide for New Downtown Property & Business Owners

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BusinessDevelopmentHistoric PreservationMaster PlansTransportation

An element of the Downtown Master Plan calls for the creation of a coordinated system of wayfinding and public signage to get vehicles and pedestrians to and around downtown by providing a hierarchical system of signage and symbols.  Coupled with the need to provde a wayfinding system for downtown, the

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BusinessDowntownHistoric Preservation

The Georgetown Main Street Facade & Sign Reimbursement Grant Program is an economic incentive to help ‘enhance the unique character of the downtown through historic preservation and makes an effort to keep commercial storefronts aesthetically appealing in order to attract customers. This incentive entails the City of Georgetown providing assistance to property owners,

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DevelopmentDowntownHistoric PreservationInspections and PermitsParks & RecreationPublic EventsPublic Safety

The City encourages special events for the greater good, cultural diversity and promotion of the City. Some gatherings and organized activities may place unique demands on public resources or pose a potential danger to public health, safety and welfare. In order to plan for these demands and ensure safety, it

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DevelopmentDowntownHistoric PreservationLong Range Planning

Downtown Georgetown Reinvestment Zone (the “Zone”) is a tax increment reinvestment zone, proposed to be designated by the City of Georgetown (the “City”) pursuant to the Tax Increment Financing Act, as codified in Chapter 311 of the Texas Tax Code (the “Act”). The Zone is proposed to cover approximately 66(+/-)

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DevelopmentDowntownHistoric PreservationLong Range PlanningMaster Plans

Over the years the City of Georgetown has worked hard to maintain its character while also maximizing opportunities for economic development and for enhancing the quality of life for its residents. Many planning decisions have been made carefully, with close consideration of the impacts and benefits of development and recognition

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