Plans that are devoted to a particular issue such as open space, transportation, greenway/bikeway/sidewalk plans or housing.
Establish a comprehensive approach to a particular set of goals and objectives.
Plans may need to address actions by other entities and agencies besides those responsible for land use planning.
Capacity Requirements: to be comprehensive, these plans must be coordinated with the rest of the elements of the comprehensive plan.
Creates the context for actions on individual parcels. Can be used to establish municipality-wide priorities.