The Comprehensive Plan presents a vision of Iowa City, provides a strategy for realizing the vision and sets policies for the growth and development of specific geographic areas of the city. The plan guides decisions on planning and development issues as they arise and it evolves as amendments are made.

Cover and table of contents


Section 1: Introduction 

Section 2: Background 

Section 3: Growth and land use 

Section 4: Housing 

Section 5: Economic development 

Section 6: Transportation 

Section 7: Environment and resources 

Section 8: Parks and open space 

Section 9: Arts and culture 

Section 10: Appendix (maps) 

Section 11: Fringe area agreement