"The Comprehensive Plan is the document that sets the context for future growth and development in the City of Monroe. Required by state statutes that specify its overall content and structure, the Comprehensive Plan consists of a series of interrelated chapters, or elements, analyzing the community's future land use, transportation, parks and recreation, and other infrastructure and environmental issues, needs, challenges, and opportunities."
The Comprehensive Plan is important because it sets the overall policy context for future growth and development within our City. The Comprehensive Plan will address growth pressures, future public facilities and services needs, preservation of community character and natural resources, urban design and architectural standards, the fiscal impacts and responsibilities of new development, and other important issues affecting the quality of life and character of the city. Specifically, the Comprehensive Plan will include goals, objectives, and policies to:
The CBBs are the specific strategies to be used in the Comprehensive Plan to help the City of Monroe achieve its vision. While the Vision Statement relates to the entire Comprehensive Plan, the CBBs are organized around specific function areas, such as economic development or transportation. The CBBs relate to each other and support the Vision Statement. The CBBs will be used to draft the goals, objectives, and policies for the new Comprehensive Plan.
Adopted April 6, 2004 (Ordinance No. 2004-08)
Last Amended June 17, 2008 (Ordinance No. 2008-10)
|Miscellaneous Maps & Charts|
|Table of Contents|
|Chapter 1. Introduction|
|Chapter 2. Foundation of the Future|
|Chapter 3. The Future|
|Chapter 4. Regional Context|
|Chapter 5. Community Character|
|Chapter 6. Land Use Patterns and Regulations|
|Chapter 7. Housing|
|Chapter 8. Economic Vitality|
|Chapter 9. Environmental Resources|
|Chapter 10. Transportation Network|
|Chapter 11. Infrastructure and Utilities|
|Chapter 12. Community Facilities and Services|
|Chapter 13. Parks, Recreation and Open Space|
|Chapter 14. Historic and Cultural Resources|
|Chapter 15. Public Input|
Monroe strives to be a unique and vibrant city recognized for its...
Throughout the Comprehensive Plan, the vision is translated into more specific goals, objectives, policies, and specific measures. The vision is the common thread that interconnects the Elements into one consistent Plan for the City's development through the year 2020.