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!

Survey taking responses Nov. 28 through Dec. 15. Details below!


The next few activities are listed here. Please see the Project Schedule for subsequent items. Please note that meeting dates and times may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Thank you for your understanding.

Johnson County residents and interested people are welcome to use the SURVEY to share their input on the six chapters (including the future land use map and the related guidelines) and the Appendices that make up the new plan. Links to these documents are below.

TAKE THE SURVEY: Online at https://tinyurl.com/jcplan2018 or stop by the Planning Office for a paper copy. Paper surveys also are available at Stringtown Grocery. The survey also was available at the open house on Dec. 5.

Please note these current versions have OPEN HOUSE DRAFT in their title and are dated Nov. 28, 2017. Paper copies for viewing are available at the Planning Office (913 S. Dubuque Street) and at Stingtown Grocery.

JoCo Comp PLAN - Open House Draft - 11.28.17

JoCo Comp Plan APPENDICES - Open House Draft - 11.28.17

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


Jan. 18, 2018 [TENTATIVE]: Board of Supervisors Work Session at 1 p.m. to review public input from comment period and open house. 2nd-floor boardroom, Administration Building, 913 S. Dubuque St., Iowa City. A few days before the meeting agenda and related materials will be posted online. You also can find media links at the site the day of and historically after. PLEASE DOUBLE-CHECK this meeting date/time before attending; it may change. Thanks for your understanding.

Public hearings will be scheduled in early 2018.

Explore the Website

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

See the latest news regarding the comprehensive planning process

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