Purpose of a Comprehensive PlanThe City of Shawano Comprehensive Plan 2040 is intended to help the City guide short-range and long-range growth and development. The purposes of the Comprehensive Plan are to:
- Identify areas appropriate for development and preservation over the next 20 years;
- Recommend appropriate types of land use for specific areas in the City's planning area;
- Preserve agricultural lands and farming around the City;
- Identify needed transportation and community facilities to serve future land uses;
- Direct private housing and other investing in the City; and
- Provide detailed strategies to implement Plan recommendations.