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!
CURRENT MEETINGS AND SURVEYS
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.
At its 5:30 p.m., Thursday, May 10, 2018, (confirmed) formal meeting, the Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing and potential discussion on the draft comprehensive plan (links below) and potential changes including those recommended by the Planning and Zoning Commission at their April 9th meeting (links below). The public is welcome to attend this meeting, which will take place in the second-floor boardroom of the Johnson County Administration Building located at 913 S. Dubuque Street in Iowa City. Routine business may precede the comprehensive plan agenda item. The meeting will be broadcast live on cable TV. You can also listen and watch online by going to http://johnsoncountyia.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx -- select “Board of Supervisors” from the Meeting Group drop-down menu and then select the date. Then click on "media" on that date line.
Recent prior meeting: At a work session at 9 a.m. Wednesday, April 18, the Board of Supervisors reviewed the Planning and Zoning Commission’s list of 24 changes to the draft, including the Future Land Use Map (FLUM). At an April 9th meeting, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted 5-0 recommending that the draft plan be approved subject to these 24 changes, including the map change.
The commission’s list and proposed map (FLUM) change are available as PDFs here:
Electronic copies of the current plan and Appendices, which are both labeled “For Public Hearing” and dated 1/29/2018, are also available online (see links below).
Paper copies of all these documents are available for viewing at the Administration Building at 913 S. Dubuque Street in Iowa City: Auditor (first floor), Board of Supervisors (second floor), and Planning, Development and Sustainability (second floor).
Additional background: The Planning and Zoning Commission held meetings on plan Feb. 12, Feb. 28, April 5 and April 9, 2018. Audio, summaries and minutes of the meetings are or will be available online at http://johnsoncountyia.iqm2.com/citizens/default.aspx, where users can select “Planning and Zoning Commission” from the Meeting Group drop-down menu and then select the date. Summaries from the most recent meetings are pending.
These current versions are labeled "For Public Hearing" and dated January 29, 2018, on their covers.
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
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