2040 Comprehensive Plan

2040 Land Use Map Draft (pdf)

2040 Comprehensive Plan Update

The City of Orono introduces its' draft of the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. The draft is offered for public comment and authorized by the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Committee at their meeting on April 24th. The City Council authorized distribution of the plan to the Met Council at their meeting on June 11, 2018.

The 2030 Land Use Map, as amended.  This will lead you to the existing land use map, which has been amended 9 times since 2008.  

The 2040 Land Use Map, as proposed.  This will lead you to the proposed land use map for the 2020 comprehensive plan.  

Below are links to all of the chapters and maps; these represent the full Comprehensive Plan.

Public Comment Period

The formal public comment period started April 27th, 2018. Comments received will be reviewed by the Advisory Committee on October 25th and by the Planning Commission on November 19th.

Please email Jeremy Barnhart, Community Development Director, to add your voice to the discussion.


PLanning Commission report 

On May 21st, the Planning Commission (PC) received a report highlighting points of interest on the proposed Plan.  The memo and attachments related to development sites are available below.  

2040 Comprehensive Plan Draft