What is a comprehensive plan?
City of Elgin’s Comprehensive Plan will serve as the official guide for
land use and development. The Comprehensive Plan will provide a
foundation for decision-making based on community consensus, community
vision, existing conditions, and future potentials. The Plan is intended
to serve as a “road map” for 15 to 20 years into the future by guiding
policy decisions and helping the community achieve its long-term
The Comprehensive Plan for the City of Elgin will
address a variety of topics and will likely include community-wide plans
for land use and development, annexation and growth areas,
transportation and mobility, open space and environmental features,
community facilities, and infrastructure. The Plan will also include
detailed sub-area plans for key areas of the community.