Scenic Hill Country is the newest chapter of Scenic Texas, formed in 2015. Scenic Hill Country preserves and enhances the visual character of the Hill Country and influences public policy to meet these objectives.

Scenic Hill Country

Mission Statement:
The mission of Scenic Hill Country is to foster partnerships between municipalities, professionals, landowners, and other stakeholders to promote regulations and land development choices that enhance and protect the unique scenic vistas of the Texas Hill Country.

To preserve, protect, and enhance the Hill Country’s scenic vistas by educating the region on the values and principles of the Scenic City Program. We will promote the Scenic City Program by helping municipalities achieve Scenic City status; providing workshops and training sessions to interested cities; and providing additional planning, legal, and other professional services to communities in furtherance of the Scenic City Program. We may also promote the Dark Skies Initiative and assist municipalities by improving their lighting regulations. The Scenic Hill Country Chapter will also promote the Scenic Roadways Program.

Geographic Scope:
We will initially focus on Bandera, Blanco, Burnet, Gillespie, Hays, Kendall, Kerr, Kimble, Llano, Mason, Travis, and Williamson counties, with possible future expansion within the Hill Country as needs arise.


Sheila Lehmann, M.Ed., LPC
P.O. Box 170327
Austin, TX 78717