Growth & Conservation

2040 Vision Map

  • Recognizes a possible increase of approximately 170,000 people in the next 30 years
  • Embraces constrained, planned growth, and encourages sustainable development within existing communities whose population centers will be livable and vibrant
  • Values and protects natural, rural, and agricultural assets
  • Helps implement the best parts of local plans including multiple, strategic centers
  • Renews urban core areas by encouraging redevelopment of evolving communities, cities, and towns that have been losing population and experiencing higher poverty and vacancy rates