What is a comprehensive plan?
A comprehensive plan (sometimes called a master plan) is a type of long range plan that has a relatively long time horizon, such as 20 years. It is a document created by and for the entire City that provides a long term vision of the community. The comprehensive plan is prepared with the involvement of many stakeholders, including citizens, property owners, and businesses.

A comprehensive plan includes a consensus-based vision, goals, and objectives, and individual chapters that examine all aspects of a community (for example: land use, transportation, economic development, recreation, sustainability, historic preservation, and urban design.

It can take many months or years to complete a comprehensive plan. Once completed, comprehensive plans are adopted as official policy documents by the local governing body. City of Wheat Ridge Comprehensive Plan

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1. What is long range planning?
2. What is the purpose of long range planning?
3. What is a comprehensive plan?
4. What authority does the comprehensive plan hold?
5. What are the benefits of planning?
6. What is a subarea plan?
7. Can plans be revised?