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The draft Growth Strategies Maps of the Create Wilmington Comprehensive Plan are ready for your review and feedback! The maps provide a framework based on how the city exists today and ways in which it should grow and change in the future. The maps are structured around six main components: Mixed-use Centers, Areas of Opportunity, Corridors & Complete Streets, Transit that Works, Open Spaces & Green Connections, and Character & Pattern Areas. All of these components will work in concert with each other to form a cohesive guide for future growth. Please take a few moments to review each of the maps and let us know what you think!

Mixed-use Centers draft

Areas of Opportunity draft

Corridors & Complete Streets draft

Transit that Works draft

Open Spaces & Green Connections draft

Character & Pattern Areas draft

Composite Growth Strategies Map draft

The first two pieces of the box set are the Growth Factors Report and the Foundations Report.  The Growth Factors Report is a look at the things that helped Wilmington become what it is today, along with future growth projections, and an analysis of our built environment.The Foundations Report is a summary of the public input process and the feedback that was collected throughout the plan development process. Please take a few moments to look through these reports and let us know what you think!

Growth Factors Report draft

Foundations Report draft


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 What is a Comprehensive Plan? (pdf)

Wilmington’s comprehensive plan will describe a vision for how we experience our community – how we get around, where we live, the way buildings and streets look, and where we play. Trying to contemplate all of these ideas at once can be daunting. Join us in one or more of these efforts to get involved and help chart the course!

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What is a comprehensive plan? Why are we creating one now? If you’re interested in having a speaker come to your group to introduce the comprehensive plan, please contact Christine Hughes.