Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan

October 25th, 2018 By Daniel Fisher in Blog.

September 2018 marked the Project Timeline Kick-Off for the Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan.  A summary below, taken from the website – – shares the principles and framework allowing community consensus on future Charlotte growth.

The Charlotte Future 2040 Comprehensive Plan will require an examination of who and where w​e are as a city. The plan will consider our opportunities and our challenges and address the growth that is expected to occur over the next two decades.​ The approach will be based on the following key principles:

Principle #1: Authentic and​ Equitable Participation​

Principle #2: Interwoven Equity

Principle #3: Integrated Framework for Growth, Development and Community Design​​​

What is a comprehensive plan?​
A framework for community consensus on future growth

It is a physical plan, with a reflection on social and economic values
It is a long-range plan, usually 20 or more years with regular (5-year) updates
It is comprehensive, encompassing the functions that make up a community
It is a unified physical design for the public and private development of land
It is a statement of policy, covering community character, geographic considerations and change

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