As part of the Sussex County Comprehensive Plan, the County is conducting extensive research about the community. This includes demographic and population research, housing growth, and an in-depth look at topics such as transportation, economic development, and natural resource protection. Visit this page to view the 2018 Comprehensive Plan draft documents.

Draft Document

Chapter 1 – Introduction

Draft Vision Statement

The introductory chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Introduction Chapter 10-6

Chapter 2 – Population and Demographics

The Population and Demographics chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Population and Demographics Chapter 8-17

Chapter 3 – Planning Process

Document Coming Soon!

Chapter 4 – Vision, Goals and Objectives

Document Coming Soon!

Chapter 5 – Future Land Use

The Future Land Use chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Future Land Use Chapter 8-17

Chapter 6 – Conservation

The Conservation chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Conservation Chapter 9-17

Chapter 7 – Recreation and Open Space

The Recreation and Open Space chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Recreation and Open Space Chapter 8-17

Chapter 8 – Utilities

The Utilities chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Utilities Chapter 8-31

Chapter 9 – Housing

The Housing chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Housing Chapter 9-17

Chapter 10 – Economic Development

The Economic Development chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Economic Development Chapter 8-17

Chapter 11 – Historic Preservation

The Historic Preservation chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Historic Preservation Chapter 6-17

Chapter 12 – Intergovernmental Coordination

The Intergovernmental Coordination chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Intergovernmental Coordination Chapter 10-6

Chapter 13 – Community Design

The Community Design chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

Draft Community Design Chapter 7-17

Chapter 14 – Mobility

The Mobility chapter of the 2018 Sussex County Comprehensive Plan is now ready for public review.

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE MOBILITY ELEMENT CONTINUES TO BE A WORK IN PROGRESS BEFORE THE PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION, WITH MORE CHANGES LIKELY.   THIS INCLUDES POSSIBLE CHANGES TO FORM, SUBSTANCE AND ORGANIZATION.  PLEASE CONTINUE TO MONITOR THIS WEBSITE FOR REVISIONS TO THIS ELEMENT.   A FINAL, MORE COMPLETE, DRAFT WILL BE POSTED HERE PRIOR TO THE NOVEMBER 2, 2017 PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE PLANNING & ZONING COMMISSION ON THE ENTIRE PLAN.

Draft Mobility Chapter 10-6