Welcome to the official website for the Johnson County Comprehensive Plan Update! In November 2016, Johnson County began the process of updating its comprehensive plan for the unincorporated areas of the county.  Please check back here periodically to remain updated on the process, public input events, and progress updates. Help us create JoCo 2.0 — Sustaining Success Through 2028!


The next activity is listed here. Please see the Project Schedule for all past meetings and activities. Future meeting dates and times may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.

Feb. 28, 2018: Johnson County Planning and Zoning Commission, 5:30 p.m. in the 2nd-floor Boardroom, Administration Building, 913 S. Dubuque St. in Iowa City: CONTINUATION OF PUBLIC HEARING on the Johnson County Comprehensive Plan Vol 1 and Vol. 2 (Appendices). The commission will receive additional public comment, discuss the proposed plan, and make a recommendation regarding the Comprehensive Plan to the Board of Supervisors.

Anyone who wants to submit comments for inclusion in the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting packet should submit them by 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, to jocoplan@co.johnson.ia.us

These current versions are labeled "For Public Hearing" and dated January 29, 2018, on their covers.

JoCo Comp PLAN - draft for hearing - 1.29.18 reduced

JoCo Comp Plan APPENDICES - draft for hearing - 1.29.18 reduced

The FUTURE LAND USE MAP is included in the PLAN document above. However, you also can see a large version of it here: Future Land Use Map_10.2.17

Copies of the current plan and related Appendices, labeled “For Public Hearing” and dated 1/29/2018, are available online at this webside www.jocoplan.com and at www.johnson-county.com/planning.

Paper copies of the two-volume document are available for viewing at the following offices in the County Administration Building: Auditor (first floor), Board of Supervisors (second floor), and Planning, Development and Sustainability (second floor).

Audio of the first part of the public hearing, which took place on Feb. 12, is available online at http://johnsoncountyia.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx (select “Planning and Zoning Commission” from the Meeting Group drop-down menu and then select date).






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A variety of information will be provided on this website about the comprehensive planning process. Below, you will find different components of the website. Please explore and learn more about the comprehensive planning process, schedule, and latest events.

Learn more about the comprehensive planning process for Johnson County

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View the project schedule for the Johnson County Comprehensive Plan

Review and download meeting minutes, agendas, and presentations as well as survey result summaries

Check here for current and upcoming opportunities for public input and to review public input summaries

Contact us with questions regarding the Johnson County Comprehensive Plan