The Planning Commission will be holding an Open House (5:30 pm) and Public Hearing (6:30 pm) on Tuesday, August 31 in Rouss City Hall. Stop by to view exhibits and discuss the Comprehensive Plan update with staff and provide your input.
Comprehensive Plan Update 2019-2021
The City's current Comprehensive Plan has been guiding development decisions for over seven years and it is time for an update. The Comprehensive Plan provides a long-range plan for the physical development of the community.
Winchester Comprehensive Plan
Adopted: May 10, 2011
Amended: July 8, 2014 (Chapter 11)
Sustainability is the key principle of Winchester’s future vision. The Comprehensive Plan charts a new path toward environmental, economic and social sustainability. It promotes a walkable community made up of vibrant mixed use neighborhoods that honor Winchester’s rich history and use the latest technology. This Plan reflects City Council’s philosophy of proactively improving citizens’ quality of life. It is a strategy to make vision into reality–to make Winchester a Community of Choice.
Comprehensive Plan Document
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Comprehensive Plan Chapters
- Ch1 - Introduction
- Ch2 - Planning Studies
- Ch3 - Vision, Principles, Goals & Objectives
- Ch4 - Economic Sustainability
- Ch5 - Environmental Sustainability
- Ch6 - Mobility
- Ch7 - Housing
- Ch8 - Community Facilities & Services
- Ch9 - Future Development
- Ch10 - Historic Preservation & Urban Design
- Ch11 - Geographic Planning Areas (including 2014 Amendment)
- Ch12 - Implementation