Comprehensive Plan

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The City of Zanesville Comprehensive Plan is a planning document consisting of several different elements. These elements are:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Community Facilities
  • Downtown and Historic Districts
  • Economic Development
  • Housing
  • Land Use
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Transportation


The purpose of the City’s Comprehensive Plan is to:

  • Define the City’s vision
  • Encourage investment that creates opportunities for all residents and the City as a whole
  • Guide future growth and development
  • Help guide funding applications
  • Serve as a planning aid to all departments, committees and boards of the City
  • Set goals, policies, and action plans