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Comprehensive Plan

This plan covers our long range vision for guiding growth, development, and change for the next 20 years.

2040 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Brooklyn Park is in the process of updating its current Comprehensive Plan. State law requires a municipality within the seven-county metropolitan area to review and, if necessary, revise its comprehensive plan every ten years.


April 2017 to January 2018

Community engagement and plan development

October 2017

Community meeting

March to April 2018

Planning Commission public hearing

May 2018

City Council directs plan be sent to public and regional partners for review

June to October 2018

Public and regional partners review.

November 2018

Consider comments. Edit, modify and finalize document.

December 10, 2018

City Council considers plan

December 2018

Submit Comprehensive Plan to Met Council

What will be in the plan?

When complete, the 2040 Comprehensive Plan will include vision statements and goals and policies for each chapter.

Vision and goals

The vision for the 2040 Comprehensive Plan is based on the community goals outlined in Brooklyn Park 2025.

View Brooklyn Park 2025 community goals


The 2040 Comprehensive Plan update will include chapters on:

  • Land use
  • Housing
  • Surface water management
  • Transportation
  • Parks, trails and open space
  • Water supply
  • Sanitary sewer
  • Economic development
  • Mississippi River Critical Area
  • Resilience

What will the plan do?

  • Create and sustain elements that define the city’s character, heritage, and identity
  • Influence the economic health of the community by attracting new investment and guiding it to proper locations
  • Protect existing investments through the promotion of strong residential neighborhoods and business districts
  • Build upon and use the hopes and visions for the City that have been established in the Brooklyn Park 2025 community plan

2040 Comprehensive Plan

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