Comprehensive planning for the strategic development of a community is vital for communities to maximize their potential for growth. Not only does planning allow for a higher return on investment made to infrastructure and conservation efforts, but it promotes informed, inspired decision-making with a vision on the future of a place.

What is a Plan?

A focused effort to align concepts and actions into a single purpose. The planning process is for motivated groups of individuals focused on achieving goals or organizing efforts.

Reasons to Plan

  1. Planning allows citizens to share input directly with local leaders on local issues

  2. Planning helps a community identify opportunities and challenges

  3. Planning ensures prioritized activities, goals, and projects leverage success

  4. Planning provides a basis for local policies