2018 Comprehensive Plan

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  1. Kris Jenson

    Associate Planner
    Phone: 952-985-4424

Welcome from Mayor Anderson

The City of Lakeville’s 2018 Comprehensive Plan covers a wide range of issues including land use, housing, parks and natural resources, water and sewer systems, and transportation. Every 10 years we update our City plan and align with the Metropolitan Council’s regional system. Once approved, the plan will be carried out through 2040.
Your input and engagement in this process is invaluable. We need to carefully plan for Lakeville’s future, including sustainable growth, identifying our long-term vision, goals, policies and strategies for future changes and investments. The plan will describe how Lakeville is likely to change and guides future recommendations and decisions. 
I hope you will take time to attend one of our neighborhood meetings to provide your thoughts. If you cannot attend, please take our online survey and let your voice be heard.

Mayor Doug Anderson
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What is a Comprehensive Plan?

This plan is a community’s long-term vision that incorporates goals and strategies for future development, and in some cases redevelopment. It is a guide for how the City will grow and develop to ensure high-quality development projects and efficient public services. The Comprehensive Plan includes a wide range of issues including land use, housing, parks and natural resources, water and sewer systems, and transportation.

Why does the City update its Comprehensive Plan?

State statute requires cities in the seven county metropolitan area to adopt a Comprehensive Plan and to update it every 10 years. The Metropolitan Council reviews and approves the plan, which the City Council will adopt by the end of 2018 and will carry out through 2040.

What is the process?

The City Planning Department does a full review and evaluation of the current Comprehensive Plan, identifying specific issues, long-range goals and land uses that may need to be updated. The Planning Department facilitates input from residents, business owners, and property owners through neighborhood meetings and surveys on how Lakeville should develop over the next 20 years. Once initial comments are gathered, an update of the plan is prepared and a second round of neighborhood meetings is held. The draft plan is also reviewed by the Planning Commission and City Council before it is formally presented for review by neighboring jurisdictions and governmental agencies. Following the adjacent jurisdiction review, which will take approximately six months, the plan is then formally adopted by the Planning Commission and City Council and submitted to the Metropolitan Council.

Comprehensive Plan meeting locations by district

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District  Meeting location Date   Time
2  Water Treatment Facility - 18400 Ipava Avenue - training room  Tuesday, April 25  6 p.m.
4  City Hall - 20195 Holyoke Avenue - Council Chambers  Thursday, April 27  6 p.m.
3  Central Maintenance Facility - 7570 179th Street West - north breakroom  Tuesday, May 9  6 p.m.
1 & 7  Orchard Lake Elementary School - 16531 Klamath Trail - gymnasium  Thursday, May 11  6:30 p.m.
5  Central Maintenance Facility - 7570 179th Street West - north breakroom   Tuesday, May 23  6 p.m.
6  Lakeville Area Arts Center - 20965 Holyoke Avenue - art classroom  Thursday, May 25  6 p.m.