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Long Range Planning  

The Long Range planners are responsible for working with the Planning Commission  to develop the long term, overall plan for the future development of the County.  These staff work closely with community groups to develop consensus on the wants and needs of the community and the direction of future land development.  The County Master Plan includes numerous community plans and is adopted by the Mesa County Planning Commission.  

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Mission

To work with the citizens of Mesa County, the Planning Commission, and the Board of County Commissioners to plan for the future development of the County in a manner that protects and enhances the quality of life for its citizens. 

Plans in Progress:

  •  MESA DESIGN STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES UPDATE
    • Community Meeting #4: Tuesday, August 5, 2014, 6:30 p.m., Mesa Community Center, 48973 KE Road, Mesa
    • Join us for the fourth in a series of community workshops to discuss:
      • Village of Mesa Overlay District 
        • DRAFT Development Standards and Design Guidelines & Standards are now available.  We encourage you to review these in advance and bring your questions and comments to the meeting.
         
       
     
  • GLADE PARK PLAN UPDATE
    • Thank you to everyone who participated in the June 16, 2014 community meeting.  Your input is appreciated. 
    • The draft Glade Park Plan will be available in late summer/early fall.  Check back for more information.
     
  • Old Spanish Trail Master Plan Amendment 
    • Sunset and replace the Gunnison River Bluffs Public Use Plan (Land Use and Development Policy, adopted 1995)
    • Previously referred to as the Sister Trails Master Plan - The Old Spanish Trail & Gunnison River Bluffs
    • A Mesa County Planning Commission Hearing for consideration of  plan adoption will be conducted on Thursday, July 24, 6:00 p.m., Old County Courthouse, 2nd floor Hearing Room, 544 Rood Avenue (use 6th Street entrance).
     
  • ORCHARD MESA NEIGHBORHOOD PLAN
    • The Mesa County Planning Commission adopted the Orchard Mesa Neighborhood Plan on Thursday, May 22, 2014.
    • The Orchard Mesa Plan is a joint effort between the City of Grand Junction and Mesa County in developing the long range vision for the Orchard Mesa neighborhood. The Plan builds upon the 2010 Grand Junction Comprehensive Plan, adopted by Grand Junction and Mesa County.  The Comprehensive Plan includes the western portion of Orchard Mesa.  The 1995 Orchard Mesa Neighborhood Plan (revised in 2000) was sunset with the adoption of the Comprehensive Plan, so it is no longer in effect.  The new Orchard Mesa Plan complements the 2010 Comprehensive Plan for the area.
    • Thank you to everyone who participated in the Orchard Mesa Plan open houses. Your input is very important to us.

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Kaye Simonson
Long Range Senior Planner
970-255-7189
Keith Fife
Long Range Planning Director
970-244-1650

Long Range Information Email


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