Joint Base San Antonio Joint Land Use Study

AACOG is proud to introduce its Regional Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) program; whose objective is to coordinate and work with Alamo Area communities, regional stakeholders and Joint Base San Antonio (JBSA) to ensure implementation of the twenty Regional Joint Land Use Implementation Strategies that were developed after three individual Joint Land Use Studies were completed for JBSA-Camp Bullis (2009), JBSA-Lackland (2011), and JBSA-Randolph (2015); which identified more than 150 recommendations. This effort could not be undertaken without the support of the Department of Defense - Office of Economic Assistance. 

Our grant affords us the opportunity to discuss, assess, coordinate and track factors that impact land use planning and encroachment around JBSA. Examples of some factors include: procedural improvements, formalizing interagency agreements that ultimately impact safety, noise, lighting, water, and new incompatible development.

A Joint Land Use Study is necessary to ensure the future compatibility between public and private land uses in surrounding communities; and is viable to support the continuation of the military missions at JBSA. It is important to recognize the necessity of regularly reviewing and potentially updating each JLUS with current conditions, including encroachment by an ever-growing Alamo region. Such review incorporates population, economic development, and new construction development occurring in proximity to critical mission readiness at JBSA installations.

During 2017, the Alamo Region was recognized by both the Altus, Oklahoma Chamber of Commerce and U.S. Air Force’s Air Education and Training Command (AETC) with the Altus Trophy. The trophy is awarded to a community that embodies the strongest of commitments to the mission of AETC. In addition, the Association of Defense Communities recognized our region as a Great American Defense Community. Similarly, the designation also recognizes the region’s commitment and unwavering support for our military and veteran community. It is such an honor for the Alamo Area to be recognized by these organizations.

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  1. Steve Lamb

    JLUS Project Manager
    Phone: (210) 362-5246

  1. Celina Barron

    JLUS Project Coordinator
    Phone: (210) 362-5238

  1. Brian Martinez

    JLUS Project Specialist
    Phone: (210) 362-5232

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