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.