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Draft Master Plan - 2012

Background:  In keeping with State requirements to update the city's Master Plan every five years, the City of Midland Planning Commission spent eight months in 2012 reviewing and making updates to the document that was last approved in 2007.

At its October 15, 2012 meeting, Midland City Council approved distributing the proposed plan to neighboring communities, citizens, and other groups for review. A 43-day public comment period began on October 15, and public input sessions are set for January 8, 2013.  Based on input, the commission will make final revisions and send another draft to City Council for its consideration.  Once approved, the plan will be used as a comprehensive, long-range guide for managing growth, development, and redevelopment in the Midland community. 

Public Input Sessions:  Voice your views on the proposed updated documents at two public input sessions set for Tuesday, January 8 at Midland City Hall. Sessions are scheduled for 2 - 4 p.m. and 6 - 7 p.m. Feedback will be provided to the Planning Commission that evening, at its 7 p.m. meeting. This meeting will also serve as the public hearing on the proposed plan. After this meeting, the plan will go to City Council for its review, then return to the Planning Commission for final adoption. Click here for more.

Proposed Master Plan:  Citizens are invited and encouraged to review the proposed plan by clicking on the links below.

Cover Page

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Chapter 1 - Introduction

Chapter 2 - City Profile

Chapter 3 - Natural Resources Inventory

Chapter 4 - Local Economy and Market Trends

Chapter 5 - Future Land Use

Chapter 6 - Transportation

Chapter 7 - Community Facilities

Chapter 8 - Implementation

Chapter 9 - Performance Measures

Maps:

Map 2.1 - Existing Land Use

Map 3.1 - Natural Features

Map 5.1 - Future Land Use

Map 6.1 - Existing Traffic Conditions

Map 6.2 - Street Classifications

Map 6.3 - Transportation Plan

Map 6.4 - S. Saginaw Access Management

Map 6.5 - Non-motorized Pathways

Map 8.1 - Center City Authority District

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