Comprehensive Plan March 2018
Township has started the process to prepare the 2040 Comprehensive
Plan. In the past, the Township has been included within the
Scott County Comprehensive Plan, which has planned that the northern
third of the Township would be served by the Metropolitan Council
sanitary sewer system in the future and has been held for future urban
development. In order to plan for the extension of sewer and
installation of water, the Township is preparing its own Comprehensive
is a Comprehensive Plan?
Comprehensive Plan is a document that identifies important local goals
and objectives and guides future growth and development over the next
twenty years. The plan also directs investments in services
such as transportation, water and sewer, and parks.
items are included in a Comprehensive Plan?
2040 Comprehensive Plan will include planning for the following items:
Locations for housing, commercial and industrial development (Future
- Types of housing
- Roads, water, sanitary sewer, and drainage
- Parks and trails
- Protection of natural resources
is the role of the Metropolitan Council?
is unique in that planning follows a ten-year cycle that starts at the
regional level with the Metropolitan Council developing a regional
vision and development policies, which is entitled Thrive MSP
2040. Local communities build upon and personalize the
regional goals and objectives through their local comprehensive
planning process. This approach strengthens both local
communities as well as the region. Once a draft of
Credit River’s Comprehensive Plan is completed, it will be submitted to
other adjacent communities, Scott County and the Metropolitan Council
for review for consistency between plans prior to it being adopted by
the Township Board.
this link for Scott County's 2040 Planning information.
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