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.

As County Council discusses the Comprehensive Plan the chapters they discuss are placed on the website. The chapters can be found below.

Draft Document

Draft Comprehensive Land Use Plan as discussed by County Council

Sussex County Comprehensive Plan 2018 Draft

Draft Comprehensive Land Use Plan

On November 2, 2017, the Planning and Zoning Commission voted to approve the Draft Comprehensive Land Use Plan and forward the Plan to the County Council for its consideration. The P&Z Commission recommended draft can be viewed on this page.

Draft Comprehensive Land Use Plan – PC Recommendation

Chapter 1 – Introduction

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

Draft Introduction Chapter as discussed by County Council

Introduction Chapter

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 as discussed by County Council

Population and Demographics Chapter

Chapter 3 – Planning Process

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

Draft Planning Process Chapter as discussed by County Council

Planning Process Chapter

Chapter 4 – 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 as discussed by County Council

Future Land Use Chapter

Chapter 5 – Conservation

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

Draft Conservation Chapter as discussed by County Council

Chapter 6 – 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 as discussed by County Council

Recreation and Open Space Chapter

Chapter 7 – Utilities

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

Draft Utilities Chapter as discussed by County Council

Chapter 8 – Housing

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

Draft Housing Chapter as discussed by County Council

Housing Chapter

Chapter 9 – Economic Development

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

Draft Economic Development Chapter as discussed by County Council

Chapter 10 – Historic Preservation

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

Draft Historic Preservation as discussed by County Council

Historic Preservation Chapter

Chapter 11 – Intergovernmental Coordination

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

Draft Intergovernmental Coordination as discussed by County Council

Intergovernmental Coordination Chapter

Chapter 12 – Community Design

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

Draft Community Design Chapter as discussed by County Council

Chapter 13 – Mobility

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

Draft Mobility Chapter as discussed by County Council