How does the plan protect existing neighborhoods?

Per the Comprehensive Plan Guiding Principles, the Plan promotes the safety, viability, and vibrancy of Plano’s existing neighborhoods, managing growth, and shaping change the complements the city’s suburban character and rich history. The Plan respects the suburban character of Plano and seeks to preserve and enhance the built environment.

Each Future Land Use Dashboard includes a general description, list of priorities, mix of uses chart, and table of design characteristics which are desirable to meet the community’s vision for these areas. In the “Neighborhoods” Future Land Use areas, single-family residential should remain the primary use within neighborhoods. It is the intention to preserve and enhance these uses and to regulate the design of new residential infill products to be within the context of the surrounding environment.

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1. What is the difference between the Comprehensive Plan and the Zoning Ordinance?
2. Does the Comprehensive Plan restrict what someone can do with their property?
3. Are zoning change requests still required to go before the Planning & Zoning Commission and City Council for approval?
4. Who can help me understand how the Comprehensive Plan impacts my property or how the zoning process works?
5. How much land is left to develop in Plano?
6. How does the plan protect existing neighborhoods?
7. How much more is Plano expected to grow?