Creating and sustaining harmony in our neighborhoods is everyone’s responsibility. Most full-time residents understand our ordinances, but many college students don’t — especially those who are living here for the first time. By taking these tips to heart, you’ll make your neighborhood a happier, healthier place. Continue reading 7 ways students can survive and thrive in CS
The College Station City Council gathers Thursday at city hall for its workshop (5:30 p.m.) and regular (7 p.m.) meetings. Here are five items to watch. Continue reading 5 things to watch at Thursday’s city council meetings
By Lacey Lively, Marketing & Community Outreach Coordinator
Our growing community of 103,245 people consists of an uncommon blend of college students, families and retirees. With so many different lifestyles, it can be difficult to establish harmonious relationships with your neighbors.
It doesn’t have to be.
By following these four simple suggestions, we can help each other enjoy living in our terrific neighborhoods. Continue reading “Four easy ways to create neighborhood harmony”
Neighborhood integrity concerns are a hot topic in College Station, and rental development in our neighborhoods has raised several questions. Here’s what you need to know as we head into a new school year.
What’s considered a family?
The city’s Unified Development Ordinance defines a family as “one or more persons occupying a single dwelling unit, provided that unless all members are related by blood, adoption, guardianship, marriage, or are part of a group home for disabled persons, no such family shall contain more than four persons.”
As an example, four friends living together in a home are complying with the ordinance. Four siblings living together are also complying with the ordinance, but if an unrelated friend moved in, it would be a code violation.