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Policies

All Draft Comprehensive Plan Policies

Each policy supports one or more of the goals and topics of the plan.

  1. 1. Access to Housing
  2. 2. Access to Employment
  3. 3. Production and Processing
  4. 4. Access to Commercial Goods and Services
  5. 5. Visual Quality of New Development
  6. 6. Pedestrian-Oriented Building and Site Design
  7. 7. Public Realm
  8. 8. Public Safety Through Environmental Design
  9. 9. Open Spaces in New Development
  10. 10. Street Grid
  11. 11. Skyways
  12. 12. Lighting
  13. 13. Landscaping
  14. 14. Tree Canopy and Urban Forest
  15. 15. Transportation and Equity
  16. 16. Environmental Impacts of Transportation
  17. 17. Complete Streets
  18. 18. Walking
  19. 19. Bicycling
  20. 20. Transit
  21. 21. Freight
  22. 22. Downtown Transportation
  23. 23. Coordinated Development Strategy
  24. 24. Shared Mobility
  25. 25. Innovations in Transportation and Infrastructure
  26. 26. Vision Zero
  27. 27. Transportation Partnerships
  28. 28. MSP Airport
  29. 29. Creative Sector Economy
  30. 30. Arts and Cultural Assets
  31. 31. Creative Workers
  32. 32. Arts in Community Development
  33. 33. Affordable Housing Production
  34. 34. Affordable Housing Preservation
  35. 35. Innovative Housing Types
  36. 36. Innovative Housing Strategies
  37. 37. Mixed Income Housing
  38. 38. Affordable Housing near Transit and Job Centers
  39. 39. Fair Housing
  40. 40. Homelessness
  41. 41. Tenant Protections
  42. 42. Expand Homeownership
  43. 43. Housing Displacement
  44. 44. Comprehensive Investments
  45. 45. Leverage Housing Programs to Benefit Community
  46. 46. Healthy Housing
  47. 47. Housing Maintenance
  48. 48. Data-Driven Decisions
  49. 49. Educational and Economic Access
  50. 50. Access to Technology
  51. 51. Healthy Pre-K Development
  52. 52. Human Capital and a Trained Workforce
  53. 53. Quality of Life
  54. 54. Supporting Economic Growth
  55. 55. Business Innovation and Expansion
  56. 56. Supporting Small Businesses
  57. 57. Cluster Strategy
  58. 58. Business Districts and Corridors
  59. 59. Downtown
  60. 60. Intrinsic Value of Properties
  61. 61. Environmental Justice
  62. 62. Contaminated Sites
  63. 63. Food Access
  64. 64. Food Businesses
  65. 65. Urban Agriculture and Food Production
  66. 66. Air Quality
  67. 67. Climate Resilient Communities
  68. 68. Energy Efficient Buildings
  69. 69. Renewable and Carbon-Free Energy
  70. 70. Ecology and Habitat
  71. 71. Soil Health
  72. 72. Sustainable Water System Management
  73. 73. Stormwater Management
  74. 74. Integration of Water Management into Development
  75. 75. Waste Reduction
  76. 76. New Parks
  77. 77. Park Access
  78. 78. Park Design and Programming
  79. 79. Healthy Youth Development
  80. 80. Development Near METRO Stations
  81. 81. Social Connectedness
  82. 82. Aging
  83. 83. People with Disabilities
  84. 84. Public Safety
  85. 85. Access to Health, Social and Emergency Service
  86. 86. Healthy Food in Institutions
  87. 88. Public Services Policy
  88. 89. Technology in the City Enterprise
  89. 90. Technology in the Economy
  90. 91. Heritage Preservation Outreach
  91. 92. Identify and Evaluate Historic Resources
  92. 93. Stewarding Historic Properties
  93. 94. Heritage Preservation Regulation
  94. 95. Heritage Preservation Financial Incentives
  95. 96. Heritage Preservation Recognition
  96. 97. Heritage Preservation Legislative Advocacy
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