Comprehensive Plans

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    The Altoona Comprehensive Plan is a blueprint to focus on priorities for policy and investment in the next 20 years.

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    Access to the City of Ankeny, Iowa Comprehensive Plan (2010) is given here.

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    Avoca comprehensive plan aims to utilize limited resources to create a safe and equitable opportunities for residents.

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    The Bettendorf Comprehensive Plan identifies current needs and goals for the community, presents a vision for the future, and sets priorities for new public policy and investments for the next 20 years.

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    The Comprehensive Plan provides a share vision to guide future actions and decisions over a 20-year time frame. The plan can be amended if decisions are being made that are not consistent with the plan.

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    Carlisle Comprehensive Plan is designed to help the community make informed decisions as the community continues to grow.

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    The Cedar Falls comprehensive plan is in compliance with the 10 principles and 13 elements of Iowa Smart Planning Act. The plan is flexible and fits the future development of Cedar Falls.

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    The Cedar Rapids Comprehensive Plan provides a vision for future development in the next 20 years.

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    The Clinton 2032 Comprehensive Plan provides a legal basis for land use regulations by analyzing existing conditions and developing growth goals, develops a vision for a community, and establishes the specific actions necessary to fulfill the vision.

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    The Crescent Comprehensive Plan helps guide the future growth, community development, and to be the basis for land use policies and regulations over a 20-year time frame.

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    2013 Cumming Comprehensive Plan contains information on past and current conditions in Cumming City, and provides recommendations for future development of Cumming.

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    Dallas County Comprehensive Plan aims to provide long-range goals and land use outlines for the future development. The plan is in the process of updating.

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    The Davenport 2025 develops recommendations and strategies for future development and growth in Davenport

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    The Delaware County Comprehensive Plan is designed to help achieve the community’s vision of the future in accord with local priorities and resources.

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    The city of Dubuque website provides resources related to city planning such as comprehensive plan, future land use map, and regional planning resources.

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    A guide for local governments on implementing a comprehensive plan.

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    The Indianola Comprehensive Plan is developed through public input to set directions for future growth, development, and redevelopment for the next twenty years.

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    Iowa City's Comprehensive Plan presents a vision for the city, provides a strategy for realizing the vision and sets policies for the growth and development of specific geographic areas of the city.

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    The 2030 Johnston Comprehensive Plan aims to guide the future growth of the community and sketch out tools to achieve the vision.

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    The Land Use Policy Plan is the comprehensive plan for the City of Ames, Iowa. Access to the complete Land Use Policy Plan can be found here.

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    Linn County Comprehensive Plan includes an overview of previous plan, the update process, and monitor of the plan. The goal of the plan is to guide development of the county for next 10 to 20 years. 

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    The 2012 Lyon County Comprehensive Plan contains goals, objections, and policy recommendations for the next 10 to 20 years, and land use map creating a illustration of future land use development.

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    The Marion Comprehensive Plan is a guide for physical improvement and development for the next 15 to 20 years.

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    The Mason City Comprehensive Plan contains several components that guide growth and development in the city over the next twenty years.

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    The Newton Comprehensive Plan articulates residents’ desires and establishes strategic approach to improve the future development of the community. The Iowa Smart Planning Principles is a base for the comprehensive plan.

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    The North Liberty Comprehensive Plan is a guide for development and redevelopment for the community. 

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    The Pella Comprehensive Plan provides guidance for future development for the next 20 years. The plan focuses on the availability of diverse housing types, and the continued success of the downtown.    

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    Polk City Comprehensive plan outlines broad policy directions for growth, development, and redevelopment over the next twenty years.

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    The Polk County Comprehensive Plan 2030 is designed to establish a policy framework for land use changes and public improvements within a 25-year time frame.

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    The Salix 2035 Comprehensive Plan is designed to identify community values and priorities, create a vision of the future of Salix, and establish goals, objectives, and recommendations to achieve the vision and protect the assets of the community.

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    The Scott County Comprehensive Plan aims to outline the vision, analyze existing conditions, identify future project needs, set goals and objectives; and recommend strategies for implementation.

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    The Sioux City Comprehensive Plan is designed for future growth in Sioux City based on public inputs from public forums, one-on-one interviews throughout the city, and an analysis data and trends.

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    The City of Iowa City website includes information on comprehensive plan, zoning code and zoning map, district plans and maps, and applications.

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    The Urbandale Comprehensive Plan analyzes all aspects of the city it exists, establishes goals and policies for future development, and outlines an implementation of the goals and policies.

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    The Washington Comprehensive Plan includes existing conditions and opportunities for growth, and providing guidelines for the growth.