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General Plan 2035

General Plan Task Force's Recommended Draft

The General Plan Task Force put their finishing touches to the draft Scottsdale General Plan 2035 on November 3, 2014. The Task Force recommended the draft plan to Planning Commission, thus disbanding their role as a public body. Now that their formal role in the process has ended, your input on the plan is needed! Follow the link below to view and comment on the draft Scottsdale General Plan 2035. Its YOUR future, ensure your voice is heard!

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Draft Scottsdale General Plan 2035 public hearing process continues

The draft General Plan 2035 has been the subject of public discussion with both the Planning Commission and City Council. Recent City Council direction has postponed possible recommendation of the draft to a date to be determined. City Council will discuss the plan and process further at an October study session meeting.

Concurrently, staff will continue to present and discuss the draft General Plan 2035 with other city boards, commissions, and task forces through the Fall of 2015. Comments collected at these public meetings will be forwarded to the Planning Commission and City Council for their consideration. The following table outlines the various boards and commissions that staff will be presenting to and collecting further input from:
 


Board/Commission

Elements to be Discussed at Meeting

Meeting Date
 

Airport Advisory Commission

Land Use; Safety; Circulation; Growth Areas; Economic Vitality

5/13/2015

Environmental Quality Advisory Board

Environmental Planning; Conservation; Water Resources; Energy

5/20/2015

Human Services Commission

Public Services & Facilities; Public Buildings;Healthy Community; Housing

5/28/2015

Center for Performing Arts Advisory Board
 
Arts, Culture, & Creative Community


6/2/2015 

Human Relations Commission

​Community Involvement; Healthy Community


6/8/2015

Tourism Development Commission
 

Economic Vitality; Arts, Culture, & Creative Community

6/16/2015
 
Tourism Advisory Task Force

Economic Vitality; Arts, Culture, & Creative Community

6/17/2015

Library Board
 

Public Services and Facilities; Recreation

6/17/2015

Development Review Board

Character and Design; Arts, Culture, & Creative Community

6/18/2015

Transportation Commission

Circulation; Bicycling

6/18/2015

Historic Preservation Commission
 

​Arts, Culture, & Creative Community; Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization; Conservation, Rehabilitation, and Redevelopment
 
 
7/2/2015
 
McDowell Sonoran Preserve Commission


Arts, Culture, & Creative Community; Character & Design; Land Use; Open Space; Environmental Planning
 
7/15/2015

Parks & Recreation

Open Space; Healthy Community; Recreation

8/19/2015

Neighborhood Advisory Commission

Conservation, Rehabilitation, and Redevelopment; Housing; Neighborhood Preservation & Revitalization

8/26/2015

SMoCA Advisory Board

Arts, Culture, & Creative Community

9/8/2015

Public Art Advisory Board
 

Arts, Culture, & Creative Community

9/9/2015

Scottsdale Cultural Council
 
Arts, Culture, & Creative Community
 
9/22/2015
 

General Plan 2035 Timeline:

  • January 2013 - Future Leaders Town Hall - 100 Scottsdale high school students kicked-off the community visioning process
  • February 2013 - Visioning Scottsdale Town Hall - 100 citizens created a new/updated vision to guide Scottsdale’s future
  • June 2013 - November 2014 - Task Force meetings and community workshops - City-wide engagement on key topics and Task Force refinement of the General Plan based on community input
  • November 2014 - Release of Task Force recommended draft General Plan 2035 for Planning Commission, City Council, and community consideration
  • 2015-2016 - Continued public input on Scottsdale General Plan 2035
  • November 2016 - Potential election for General Plan 2035

Documents, Resources, & Further Information:

General Plan Resources
Workshop Series Results
2014 Youth Town Hall Report (pdf/18pp/1mb)
General Plan Task Force Meetings
June 23, 2015 City Council Work Study Session PowerPoint (pdf/58pp/8mb)
 

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General Plan Questions & Comments  

Email: generalplan@scottsdaleaz.gov
Phone: 480-312-3111