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Tag: Comprehensive Plan

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Op-Ed: Expansion Can’t Meet Lexington’s Housing Needs

Text was originally published as an Op-Ed by Susan Speckert in the Lexington Herald-Leader on March 25, 2017. Done in an intentional and planned way, infill and redevelopment is sustainable and ensures continued investment into and improvement of our city while protecting our iconic Bluegrass landscape. It also creates more housing opportunities inside the city...

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Cardinal Valley and Armstrong Mill Small Area Plans

  On April 30th, the Planning Commission approved both small area plans as amendments to the 2013 Comp Plan.  LFUCG Urban County Council will vote to determine funding for the implementation projects.  What are small area plans?  Small area plans are high-level planning documents that address challenges and opportunities facing certain neighborhoods. Once adopted, they inform...

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The Fayette Alliance on the 2011 Comprehensive Plan

The 2011 Comprehensive Plan By Knox van Nagell, 5.3.11, ProgressLex Best estimates say that an additional 60,000 people will call Lexington home by 2030. So one of the central questions facing our community is not if we grow, but how we grow—and can we do it in a way that positions our built, natural, and...

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Comprehensive Plan Process and the Urban Service Boundary

The Planning Commission recently reviewed and updated the 2001 Comprehensive Plan. This process occurs every five years. The Comprehensive Plan is a general, long-range document that assigns various land uses to property located throughout Fayette County. In essence, the Comprehensive Plan is a template for future zone changes and designations.