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Scottsdale General Plan 2014 Task Force Drafts

The Scottsdale General Plan 2014 draft - Ready for YOUR review!

Reviewing a General Plan can be overwhelming. To make things easier for you, we've divided the document so that you can take "small bites."


SGP2014 Draft Sections

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Vision & Values - Exceptional Experience. Outstanding Livability. Community Prosperity. In a nutshell, these are the community's hopes for the future.


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Introduction - A brief history of Scottsdale and an in-depth look at the evolution, purpose, and administration of the General Plan.

_Chapter 1 Chapter 1 - Lifestyle & Character - Community character and how land uses differ throughout the city. Emphasizes the importance of the city’s diverse character and unique design quality. Includes the state-required Land Use Element and criteria for changing the General Plan. Also includes three Community-added elements —Character & Design; Arts, Culture & Creative Community; and Healthy, Happy Community.

_Chapter 2 Chapter 2 - Neighborhoods - Healthy neighborhoods, diverse lifestyle choices and involvement of the community in decision-making. Three state-requirements are included—Housing; Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization; and Conservation, Rehabilitation & Redevelopment. Element added for Scottsdale’s plan: Community Involvement.

_Chapter 3 Chapter 3 - Economic Vitality - Fosters economic sustainability. Focuses on tourism, business retention and attraction and high-quality jobs. Guides management of the fiscal impacts of development and identifies locations for concentrated growth and reinvestment in Scottsdale. State required elements—Growth Areas and Cost of Development. Element added for Scottsdale’s plan: Economic Vitality.

_Chapter 4 Chapter 4 - Open Space - Seeks to provide a comprehensive, balanced system of open spaces and recreation opportunities. Goals related to the McDowell Sonoran Preserve are included in this chapter. Two state-requirements, Open Space and Recreation, are included in this chapter.

_Chapter 5 Chapter 5 - Sustainability - Scottsdale’s environmental resources, from protecting natural systems to creating a green built environment. Includes three state requirements – Environmental Planning, Conservation and Energy.

_Chapter 6 Chapter 6 - Transportation - Transportation - Promotes a variety of choices for the movement of people and goods throughout Scottsdale, with emphasis on context. Two state-requirements are included: Circulation and Bicycling.

_Chapter 7 Chapter 7 - Public Services & Facilities - Goals for high-quality public services, distribution of city facilities and enhancing community safety. Four state-requirements: Public Buildings; Public Services & Facilities; Safety; and Water Resources.

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Implementation Chapter (Coming Soon) - How do we get there? The Implementation Chapter describes steps to put the vision, values and goals into action.

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If you would like to take a look at what this all looks like as a draft document, click here (pdf/20mb/170pp). We encourage your participation and feedback is welcomed.

 

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Phone: (480) 312-3111

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