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Comprehensive Land Use Plan
The Comprehensive Land Use Plan is a compilation of land use policies which serve as a guide for making development decisions. The plan contains land use policies for residential, commercial, industrial, and public utilities. It also includes:
  • Community facilities
  • Demographic trends
  • Development elements
  • Environmental constraints
  • Existing and future land uses

Area plans specify existing land use, planning issues, and development considerations for individual areas.

Plan Directives
  • Directed towards the entire community
  • Long-term guide for shaping the future of the city
  • Physical development- why, how, where, and when 
  • Statement of policy to guide the decisions of city leaders

Comprehensive Plans
  • 2005 Comprehensive Land Use Plan
  • 2007 Update
  • Recreational Trail

Documents related to requesting an Amendment

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Brandi Hanten, CFM
Urban Planner
Ph: 605-882-6202, ext. 3528

Shane Waterman, P.E.
City Engineer
Ph: 605-882-6202, ext. 3546

City Hall
23 Second St. N.E.
Watertown, SD 57201

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