In Indiana a Comprehensive Plan requires the following:

  • Statement of objectives for future development
  • Statement(s) of policy for land use development
  • Statement(s) of policy for development of public ways, public spaces, public lands, public structures, and public utilities
  • Other optional elements as desired

What is Planning?

Planning is a collaborative process which ultimately defines a community’s vision for the future. This process includes articulating the values of the community, preparing for the future, and creating sound policies.

Why are we planning?

A Comprehensive Plan establishes the long-term community vision which defines the quantity of growth, quality of growth and location of growth that the community desires.