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Area Plans

Planning Framework Sequence

The City has established a Planning Framework to simplify Madison’s area planning and make it more equitable. Over the next decade 12 Area Plans will be developed to cover the entire city and future growth areas.

In 2023, the Northeast and West area plans are in process and information about those plans are on their pages.  Sign up below for e-notifications about these or future planning processes (coming soon).



Southeast (2024 start)

Southwest (2024 start)

North (2025 start)

Downtown (2025 start)


Near West

Near East

Far West

Far Northeast

Far Southeast

Last Updated: 11/17/2023