The Process 2017-05-19T06:09:13+00:00

General Plan Update Process
at a Glance

Pre-Planning Phase

November 2014-March 2015

November 2014-March 2015

Project Work Plan developed
Community Engagement Strategy
Review of existing plans, studies, technical papers
Orientation of the Community Advisory Committee

Community Kickoff and Engagement

April-May 2015

April-May 2015

Analysis of Issues and Opportunities for the General Plan update
Small Group Meetings with community organizations
Pop-up Week and media campaign to announce the project and solicit input
Community Meetings island wide
Synthesis of input and development of policy strategies

Vision, Goals, and Development of Policies and Alternatives

June 2015-October 2016

June 2015-October 2016

Develop Vision, Goals and Guiding Principles
Ongoing CAC, Agency consultations
Workshops and Task Forces on key policy topics
Develop policies and implementation plan
Online open house, public surveys, and digital engagement program to solicit community input

Draft Plan and Public Review

October-December 2016

WE ARE HERE

October-December 2016

Release Draft Plan for public review and comment
Open house to present Draft Plan

Finalization

Spring 2017

Spring 2017

Incorporate public comments and input into Draft Plan
Submit draft Plan to Kaua‘i County Planning Commission
County Council review
Final Adoption
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