Eye on the Future 2020, the Maricopa County Comprehensive Plan, provides a guide for decisions concerning growth and development, and considers strategies for addressing growth-related impacts. Among the strategies is the creation of scenic corridors for unique roads in Maricopa County. The Carefree Highway area is one of these roads, and thus the Carefree Highway Scenic Corridor Guidelines are established to help enhance this area’s special characteristics.
The General Plan is the primary tool for guiding the future development of the city. On a daily basis the city is faced with tough choices about growth, housing, transportation, neighborhood improvement, and service delivery. A General Plan provides a guide for making these choices by describing long-term goals for the city’s future as well as policies to guide day-to-day decisions.
This Existing Conditions Report is the first major technical product of the General Plan Update process. It describes the current conditions in the City of Casa Grande and identifies preliminary issues relevant to the update of the 2020 General Plan update. This report details conditions specific to Casa Grande in the areas of locational context, demographics, housing and economic development, land use, historic preservation, transportation, environment and water and wastewater. The information provided in this Existing Conditions Report is intended to provide a basis for community discussions that will inform the City of Casa Grande General Plan Update 2020.
This update comes at a critical time in the history of Casa Grande. The City has experienced significant change since the 2001 adoption of the Casa Grande General Plan 2010. City limits have expanded and new development has come forward at a rapid pace. These changes raise pertinent questions about how the City can and should accommodate the cycle of development over the next 10, 20, and even 30 years.
Provides a thoughtful and timely assessment of how Pima County's practices and policy proposals in land use stand up under the test of nationally recognized principles of smart growth.
Review of existing ordinances, studies and articles indicates that costs associated with making homes more accessible are minimal, yet jurisdictions in other parts of the United States have tended to limit the application of "visitability" ordinances to housing that is funded by a government entity.
Summarizes applications placed in the newspaper and mailed directly to Steering Committee members to solicit Land Panel membership. 177 applications were received and compiled. Includes a suggested alternative for selecting Land Panel members.
Chronicles some of the changes in the Pima County Zoning Code since 1953 and summarizes the comprehensive plan, the zoning code, and the building codes.
Implementation techniques, design guidelines and an action plan for the Desert Foothills area of Scottsdale, Arizona
A plan to promote and enhance the character of the Desert Foothills area by defining design guidelines that also address traditional concerns of the Scottsdale General Plan
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The ASU Digital Repository provides access to digital SALAD publications, however the ASU Libraries’ non-digitized Arizona documents can be searched through the ASU Libraries Catalog and Library One Search. For additional assistance, Ask A Government Documents Librarian.
Publications issued by the Morrison Institute for Public Programs at Arizona State University are available in the ASU Digital Repository Morrison Institute for Public Policy - Publications Archive collection.