Comprehensive Plan

The Lenoir Comprehensive Plan was developed by a 15-person committee appointed by the Lenoir City Council in September 2005. The Planning Board and the City's Planning and Community Development staff are charged with prioritizing and implementing the strategies proposed in the Lenoir Comprehensive Plan.

Development of the Plan

The members of the Lenoir Comprehensive Planning Committee were drawn from interested citizens across the City, representing a variety of viewpoints on issues pertaining to the City's growth and development. The Committee underwent an intense 18-month process of education, discussion and strategic thinking to develop a draft plan for presentation to the Lenoir Planning Board and the City Council.

The heart of the plan is a series of recommended growth management strategies in the areas of land use and growth management, transportation, public services, economic development, natural and environmental resources, and historic and cultural resources.