2040 Comprehensive Plan


City of Waconia 2040 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Waconia, like all municipalities in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, is required by the Metropolitan Land Use Planning Act to prepare a Comprehensive Plan and land use controls that are consistent with planned, orderly and staged development, Metropolitan System Plans and the Regional Blueprint.

The City Council, Planning Commission, Parks and Recreation Commission, and City staff are currently working on the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. You can review a draft of the 2040 Comprehensive Plan below. This Metropolitan Council requires draft comprehensive plans to be submitted to affected bodies for a six month review. The City of Waconia has submitted our 2040 Comprehensive Plan draft to the following bodies for review:

  • Laketown Township
  • City of Victoria
  • Waconia Township
  • Carver County
  • ISD110
  • Carver County Water Management Organization
  • Carver County Parks
  • MnDOT
  • MN DNR

City of Waconia's DRAFT 2040 Comprehensive Plan

Click on the links below to view the various chapters of the 2040 Comprehensive Plan. Once you've reviewed a chapter, you can visit the feedback link to leave any applicable feedback. 

Chapter 1: Waconia Introduction and Summary

Chapter 2: Waconia Community Profile

Chapter 3: Waconia Land Use Analysis and Plan

Chapter 4: Waconia Transportation Plan

Chapter 5: Waconia Parks Analysis and Plan

Chapter 6: Water Resources Analysis and Plan

Chapter 7: Waconia Housing Analysis and Plan

Chapter 8: Waconia Plan Implementation 

More to Come...

The City will be holding public hearings in late 2018 for final adoption of the document. Please note that feedback is welcome through November 22 to ensure a strong plan and to provide a future envisioned by the community. All comments and questions can be sent to Lane Braaten, Community Development Director (952-442-3106).