Adopted in 2011, the city's Comprehensive Plan is the community's guide for making land use decisions and is based on the community's values and vision for the future. The Comprehensive Plan sets the stage for other City plans including neighborhood or special district plans, capital improvement plans, street and transportation plans, and utility plans. In short, it is the central manuscript that coordinates and sets priorities for the City's current and future planning endeavors.
Titled A Redevelopment Strategy for the Confluence Area and adopted in 2003, this plan expresses a redevelopment vision for the area at the junction of the Roaring Fork and Colorado rivers.
The Downtown Plan was adopted in 1998 and serves as the comprehensive vision for the downtown area. Key guiding principles include
A 2-page summary of the plan provides a quick overview of the key goals and objectives.
Approved in 2008, the Glenwood Springs Preservation Plan guides the city's efforts to identify and preserve its historically and architecturally significant resources.