2018 General Plan Update

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Provide Your Input on the Draft 2018 General Plan

The Queen Creek General Plan draft is now available for review! Over the last seven months, the Town and project team have been working to integrate community input and existing plans to reflect the needs of Queen Creek today and future generations.

A line by line review the draft plan will be completed at the July 12 Planning & Zoning Commission Work Study Session.

Feedback on the draft plan can be submitted online until Friday, July 21.

Review and provide your input on Queen Creek General Plan draft by visiting PlanQC.com


What is a General Plan  
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About the General Plan Update

The Queen Creek General Plan serves as the Town's road map to guide development, appropriately manage growth, and effectively conserve natural resources. The General Plan identifies goals and policies, and integrates plans related to land use, growth area, transportation, parks, trails and open space, environmental planning, water resources and economic development.

State law requires communities to prepare and adopt a General Plan every ten years with input from the community. The current General Plan was approved by voters in September 2008. Town staff is now in the process of updating that General Plan to reflect the growth that has occurred since its previous adoption in 2008.

Why Get Involved

The General Plan lays the foundation for facilitating the Town’s growth, and the updated plan will be in place for the next 10 years. Help shape the future of your community!

View the current Queen Creek General Plan and Map  


  • May 2016: Project team kickoff
  • June 2016 – December 2016: Research and strategy development
  • December 2016 – January 2017: Education and input (public involvement - Phase 1)
  • February 2017: Land use education and input (public involvement - Phase 2)
  • March: Draft plan is created
  • May 1:  60 day review begins
  • May 11:  Transportation Advisory Committee presentation
  • May 24:  Economic Development Commission presentation
  • June 13:  Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee presentation
  • End of June:  Draft General Plan available online for public input
  • July 12:  Line by line review (public involvement - Phase 3)
  • July: Updated Draft General Plan available online for public input
  • Aug. 9: Final draft plan presented to the Planning Commission (first public hearing) at the Queen Creek Library in the Zane Grey Room
  • Aug. 16:  Work Session presentation to the Town Council
  • Sept. 13:  Final plan is presented to the Planning Commission (second public hearing)
  • Sept. 20: Final plan is presented to Town Council (third public hearing); Town Council votes on presented plan
  • Spring, 2018: outreach regarding vote to ratify the plan
  • May, 2018: Election to approve 2018 General Plan Update


Brett Burningham, Planning Administrator

Sarah Mertins, Planner II