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The City of Madison’s Draft Comprehensive Plan is available for public review and comment at The Plan is the result of Imagine Madison, a community engagement process that reached over 15,000 Madisonians. The Comprehensive Plan is the City’s high-level plan for the future. It includes recommendations regarding land use, transportation, housing, economic development, parks and open space, cultural resources, and a variety of services. The primary function of the Plan is to guide growth and development in the city over the next 20 years.

Community feedback and priorities guided the Plan’s goals, strategies, and actions. Several key recommendations of the Comprehensive Plan include transit improvements, more housing choices, creation of family-supporting jobs, and focusing future growth on infill and redevelopment priority areas.

“This Plan is the result of thousands of residents and other stakeholders around the City coming together to create both a vision for the city’s future and a plan to achieve that vision,” said Brian Grady, Principal Planner.

Numerous City boards, committees, and commissions are currently reviewing the Plan. These meetings are open to the public. The Plan Commission will hold a public hearing on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. in room 201 of the City-County Building at 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard to gather additional comments on the Draft Plan.