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NEW! The First Draft of the new Comprehensive Plan can be found here

Comprehensive Plan Survey

The Madison County Planning & Development is conducting a survey as part of its public outreach efforts for the Comprehensive Plan Update. The survey will be used to provide guidance as the planning process unfolds. The survey will take around 10 minutes to complete and can be found here. Thank you for helping us plan our future. 

Madison County Initiative Comp Plan Flyer 2018 Update  
 Open House Dates
Tuesday, January 16
Bethalto Council Chambers
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Wednesday, January 17
City of Collinsville Council Chambers
5:00 - 7:00 pm

Tuesday, January 23
City of Troy Council Chambers
5:00 - 7:00 pm

What is the Comprehensive Plan Update?

The Madison County Plan Commission started a process earlier this year to update the County’s Comprehensive Plan.  The Comprehensive Plan acts as the official land use plan for unincorporated Madison County and will be used to guide future growth and act as the policy basis for land use decisions.  The Plan Commission consists of nine (9) appointed officials who have an interest or background in planning and development.  The current plan was adopted in 2000, and in order for a plan to be effective and to meet ever-changing planning and development issues, a comprehensive plan should be updated every 10 to 15 years.    

Planning Process and Timeline 

The planning process is expected to take two (2) years to complete.  The first 6-9 months of this process will involve a review of existing conditions, identifying growth issues, meeting with stakeholders, and developing policy alternatives.  For the next year, County planners will initiate a comprehensive public engagement effort, explore issues and recommendations, and complete a draft of the plan.  The final 6-9 months of the process will consist of the review and adoption phase of the plan.

Plan Commission Meeting Presentations

 March 2, 2016  April 19, 2016 June 29, 2016 August 26, 2016 
March 2, 2016  April 19, 2016  June 29, 2016 August 23, 2016

Open House Presentations 

Fall 2017   Winter 2018     
 Fall 2017 Open House  Winter 2018 Open House    

Technical Advisory Committee Presentations 

August 11, 2017  October 23, 2017  December 18, 2017   
Aug 11 TAC Oct 23 TAC  Dec 18 TAC  

Stakeholder Meeting Presentations 

July 20, 2016   January 9, 2017     
July 2016 Stakeholder  Jan 2018 Stakeholder    

Madison County Comprehensive Plan Survey Results 

 Survey Results  

For future meeting dates, go to the County Calendar.

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