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Plan Punta Gorda City-Wide Master Plan

Post Date:02/13/2019 11:16 AM


Plan Punta Gorda is an opportunity to define the city for generations to come: strengthening existing neighborhoods, guiding the form of new ones, and shaping community spaces to reinforce character and increase economic value. Lead planning firm Dover, Kohl & Partners is thrilled to work with the City of Punta Gorda, on this important initiative. The planning process will be a multi-year effort resulting in a comprehensive city-wide master plan which provides implementation strategies based on Smart Growth and New Urbanism for guiding development and growth that recognizes, includes and enhances Punta Gorda’s history, the socio-economic emerging trends, and changes anticipated in the future by:
  • Preserving  the historic character and charm of the City

  • Managing future growth and change

  • Providing for orderly and predictable development

  • Protecting environmental resources

  • Maximizing economic development potential

  • Focusing residential development in key areas

  • Setting priorities for developing and maintaining infrastructure and public facilities

  • Creating a framework for future policy decisions

  • Ensuring the goals of all City residents (full-time & seasonal), business   owners/proprietors, environmental and

  • Citizen initiated group(s), and other community stakeholders are reflected in the vision

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