2018 General Plan Update

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Provide Your Input on Queen Creek's Revised Land Use Map

The land use map is a primary component of the Town's General Plan; it defines what places can go where through land use categories. Input has been compiled and the map has been updated. Learn more about the various categories, and provide your input on the revised draft land use map by visiting PlanQC.com

GP Revised Map

What is a General Plan  
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About the General Plan Update

The Queen Creek General Plan serves as the Town's road map to guide development, appropriately manage growth, and effectively conserve natural resources. The General Plan identifies goals and policies, and integrates plans related to land use, growth area, transportation, parks, trails and open space, environmental planning, water resources and economic development.

State law requires communities to prepare and adopt a General Plan every ten years with input from the community. The current General Plan was approved by voters in September 2008. Town staff is now in the process of updating that General Plan to reflect the growth that has occurred since its previous adoption in 2008.

Why Get Involved

The General Plan lays the foundation for facilitating the Town’s growth, and the updated plan will be in place for the next 10 years. Help shape the future of your community!

View the current Queen Creek General Plan and Map  


Timeline

  • May 2016: Project team kickoff
  • June 2016 – December 2016: Research and strategy development
  • December 2016 – January 2017: Education and input (public involvement - Phase 1)
  • February 2017: Land use education and input (public involvement - Phase 2)
  • March: Draft plan is created
  • May 1:  60 day review begins
  • May 11:  Transportation Advisory Committee presentation
  • May 24:  Economic Development Commission presentation
  • June 13:  Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee presentation
  • End of June:  Draft General Plan available online for public input
  • July 12:  Line by line review (public involvement - Phase 3)
  • July: Updated Draft General Plan available online for public input
  • Aug. 9: Final draft plan presented to the Planning Commission (first public hearing) at the Queen Creek Library in the Zane Grey Room
  • Aug. 16:  Work Session presentation to the Town Council
  • Sept. 13:  Final plan is presented to the Planning Commission (second public hearing)
  • Sept. 20: Final plan is presented to Town Council (third public hearing); Town Council votes on presented plan
  • Spring, 2018: outreach regarding vote to ratify the plan
  • May, 2018: Election to approve 2018 General Plan Update


Contact

Brett Burningham, Planning Administrator
480-358-3097

Sarah Mertins, Planner II
480-358-3020

GeneralPlan@QueenCreek.org

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