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Why we update the Comprehensive Plan

 

State law requires that “at least once every five years the comprehensive plan shall be reviewed by the local planning commission to determine whether it is advisable to amend the plan.” Code of Virginia §15.2-2230.  Our last update was approved in 2009. Per State Code requirements JCC’s Comprehensive Plan is due for review.

Meeting for Public InputIn 2012, the Board of Supervisors helped initiate the first coordinated review between all three localities making up the Historic Triangle. This review involving JCC, York County and the City of Williamsburg was an effort to promote closer collaboration and communication concerning issues that cross jurisdictional boundaries. The products of the Historic Triangle Coordinated Comprehensive Plan review, the summary document and transportation study are endorsed as part of the methodology and will be used as foundational documents for JCC’s Comprehensive Plan review. In keeping with past Comprehensive Plan review efforts, public outreach led by a Board appointed Community Participation Team, will aim to involve all stakeholders and allow for a variety of input.

In February 2014, the Board of Supervisors approved the methodology and timeline for the Comprehensive Plan update; it is projected to span approximately 15 months. The focus of the Comprehensive Plan review is intended to be limited in scope, with a focus on land use, transportation, and economic development.

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