Vilas County Comprehensive Plan 2023

A comprehensive plan is a local government’s guide to community physical, social, and economic development. Comprehensive plans are not meant to serve as land use regulations in themselves; instead, they provide a rational basis for local land use decisions with a twenty-year horizon for future planning and community decisions.

Lincoln County All Hazards Mitigation Plan Update 2023

Lincoln County All Hazards Mitigation Plan (AHMP) Update describes and documents the process used to develop the plan update. This includes how it was prepared and who (committee, organizations, departments, staff, consultants, etc.) was involved in the update process.  It also describes the local government involvement, the time period in which the update was prepared, and who to contact to answer questions and make recommendations for future amendments to the plan.

Town of Crescent Comprehensive Plan 2023

The purpose of a Comprehensive Plan is to guide future growth and development in the Town over the next 10 to 20 years. A comprehensive plan provides the vision and direction for natural resource protection, housing and economic development, transportation and community facilities, land use, intergovernmental relations, and other factors that together form the community’s future. Comprehensive planning was enacted to encourage long-range planning for communities and provide consistency in land use decision making. The Comprehensive Plan is a guide that elected officials, residents, and business owners can use for directing growth and redevelopment in the community. The Comprehensive Plan is a long-range policy document consisting of goals, objectives, and policies prepared to meet the State’s definition of a comprehensive plan as defined under Section 66.1001.

Town of Rolling Comprehensive Plan 2023

The Comprehensive Plan explores potential issues that may have an impact upon the development of the Town over a 20-year planning period. As required by the state’s comprehensive planning law – 66.1001 – plans must be updated every ten years. The planning process for this comprehensive plan began as a public survey in late 2021, see Attachment F for details. In early 2023, the Town Plan Commission began a review of the survey and past plans and held a variety of Plan Commission meetings throughout 2023 to prepare the plan. A final Planning Commission meeting was held in Fall 2023 to review the final plan and recommend adoption of the plan by the Town Board, which adopted the plan October 2023.

Village of Necedah Comprehensive Plan 2023

The Village of Necedah Comprehensive Plan guides the future growth, development and enhancement of the Village for the next 10 to 20 years. This plan incorporates more than just future land uses, but also direction for housing and neighborhood development, economic development, transportation, community facilities, protection of natural resources and intergovernmental cooperation. These crucial elements among others will shape the future of the Village.

Portage County Comprehensive Plan 2023

A comprehensive plan is a local government’s guide to community physical, social, and
economic development. Comprehensive plans are not meant to serve as land use
regulations in themselves; instead, they provide a rational basis for local land use
decisions with a twenty-year horizon for future planning and community decisions.

Juneau County Housing Assessment 2023

In 2023, the Juneau County Health Department worked with the North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (NCWRPC) to produce this report in response to growing concerns over housing affordability and to update the 2018 Juneau County Housing Study. Housing affordability affects the County’s quality of life and ability to compete economically, and it affects the health, safety, and happiness of the County’s residents. This project consisted of robust data collection, public surveys, public open houses, and stakeholder interviews to understand which housing types are highest in demand, and what barriers prevent an adequate supply of desired housing. This assessment recommends a variety of strategies and programs that each individual community may explore depending on their own needs to encourage the construction and rehabilitation of needed housing.

Town of Big Flats Comprehensive Plan 2023

The Comprehensive Plan explores potential issues that may have an impact upon the development of the Town over a 20-year planning period. As required by the state’s comprehensive planning law – 66.1001 – plans must be updated every ten years. The planning process for this comprehensive plan began as a public survey in late 2021, see Attachment F for details. In early 2022, the Town Plan Commission began a review of the survey and past plans and held a variety of Plan Commission meetings throughout 2023 to prepare the plan. A final Planning Commission meeting was held in Summer 2023 to review the final plan and recommend adoption of the plan by the Town Board, which adopted the plan September 2023.

Forest County Comprehensive Plan 2023

A comprehensive plan is a local government’s guide to community physical, social, and economic development. Comprehensive plans are not meant to serve as land use regulations in themselves; instead, they provide a rational basis for local land use decisions with a twenty-year vision for future planning and community decisions.

The comprehensive plan law (§66.1001 WI Stats. Adobe PDF 113 KB) defines the contents of a local comprehensive plan as a combination of nine chapters—Issues & Opportunities; Natural, Cultural, & Agricultural Resources; Housing; Transportation; Economic Development; Land Use; Utilities & Community Facilities; Intergovernmental Cooperation; and Implementation.

According to §66.1001 WI Stats., if a town, village, city, or county engages in official mapping, subdivision regulation, or zoning, those actions must be consistent with that community’s comprehensive plan. This plan is an update of the 2011 Comprehensive Plan adopted by the county. Much of that plan is brought forward with updated data.