Town of Mount Pleasant Comprehensive Plan 2014 Update

On November 11, 2014, Town Council adopted the 2014 Update to the Comprehensive Plan. With public input throughout the process, the Planning Commission spent nearly one year updating the plan. Below is a link to the final document.

Town of Mount Pleasant Comprehensive Plan 2014 Update (28MB file size)

This page contains information about the Comprehensive Plan and the 2014 update process.

What is the Comprehensive Plan?

The Comprehensive Plan is a state mandated document which helps manage the physical, social, and economic growth, development, and redevelopment of the area within its jurisdiction. The plan provides a framework for future growth and development and serves as the foundation for zoning and planning for the Town.

Why is the plan being updated now?

State law requires that a new plan be adopted every ten years and that an update be conducted every five years. In 2009, a new Comprehensive Plan was adopted, which places the five year update in 2014.

What does the plan contain?

The Comprehensive Plan contains a vision for the Town and a framework to achieve that vision. Within the plan there are nine required elements: Land Use, Housing, Transportation, Cultural Resources, Natural Resources, Economics, Population, Community Facilities, and Priority Investment. Each element contains an inventory of existing conditions and a statement of needs and goals. The plan also contains an action plan with implementation strategies and time frames for completion.

View a copy of the 2009 – 2019 Comprehensive Plan
View a list of goals, strategies, and action items accomplished since 2009

PUBLIC HEARING for 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update

On July 23, 2014, Planning Commission recommended approval of the 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update.

On August 26, 2014, Town Council reviewed the 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update at a special meeting. Town Council directed staff to proceed with advertisement for the required public hearing, which will be held at the regular October Town Council meeting on October 14, 2014 at 6pm.

8/26/2014 - 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update
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May 29th Public Meetings

On Thursday, May 29th, the Town of Mount Pleasant Planning & Development Department hosted two concurrent open house meetings to receive input on the 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update. These drop-in meetings were well attended and generated many great comments.

To view the display boards and draft plan from the open houses, follow the links below. To provide additional comments, visit

5/29/2014 - Display Boards
5/29/2014 - DRAFT 2014 Update

Agendas & Presentations

10/17/2013 agenda
10/17/2013 presentation

11/07/2013 agenda
11/07/2013 presentation

12/12/2013 agenda
12/12/2013 presentation

1/09/2014 agenda
1/09/2014 presentation

1/30/2014 agenda
1/30/2014 presentation

2/13/2014 agenda (meeting cancelled)
2/27/2014 agenda
2/27/2014 presentation

3/13/2014 agenda
3/13/2014 presentation

4/03/2014 agenda
4/03/2014 presentation

4/08/2014 agenda
4/08/2014 presentation

6/12/2014 agenda
6/12/2014 presentation

8/26/2014 agenda
8/26/2014 presentation