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Comprehensive Plan

The comprehensive plan is updated every 10 years and lays out the City’s plans for land use, housing, economic development, transportation, parks, trails, public facilities and utilities.  It is reviewed by surrounding communities and then sent to the Metropolitan Council for approval. The Planning Commission and City Council lead the update, with assistance from City staff and consultants. 

On May 2, 2019, the Newport City Council approved the 2040 Comprehensive Plan for submission to the Metropolitan Council. The Future Land Use Map was updated in September 2022. 

2040 Comprehensive Plan