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Element Guides 


 

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Guidebooks are currently available for seven of the nine elements required by the Wisconsin Comprehensive Planning Law (s. 66.1001, Wis. Stats.). These planning resources were produced through state interagency and stakeholder cooperation.

1. Issues and Opportunities Element (guide not available)

2. Housing Element

PDF File Guide to Preparing the Housing Element of a Local Comprehensive Plan  (2003)

3. Transportation Element

PDF File Transportation Planning Resource Guide for Local Comprehensive Planning (2001)

4. Utilities and Community Facilities Element (guide not available)

5. Agricultural, Natural and Cultural Resources Element

PDF File A Guide to Planning for Agriculture in Wisconsin (2002)
PDF File A Guide to Natural Resources Planning in Wisconsin (2002)
PDF File A Guide to Cultural Resources Planning in Wisconsin (2003)

6. Economic Development Element

PDF File A Guide to Preparing the Economic Development Element of a Comprehensive Plan (2003)
The economic development guide is also available in paper copy. Please email Comp.Planning@wisconsin.gov for a copy.

7. Intergovernmental Cooperation Element

PDF File A Guide to Preparing the Intergovernmental Cooperation Element of a Local Comprehensive Plan (2002) 

8. Land Use Element

PDF File Land Use Guide (2005)
The land use guide is also available in paper copy. Please email
Comp.Planning@wisconsin.gov for a copy.

9. Implementation Element

PDF File Implementation Guide (2006)

PDF File Implementation Toolkit CD - Includes All Element Guides