By Melissa Rosequist | Scottsdale Independent
It’s common knowledge — and sometimes a point of contention — Scottsdale is still operating under its 2001 General Plan. But why? What’s been the holdup?
The question of why Scottsdale’s last two attempts at creating and passing a new General Plan doesn’t have one clear answer, but there are some common themes among those in the know on the topic.
Difference in opinion, the topic of development and political strategy all are intertwined in the history of Scottsdale’s General Plan.
A city’s General Plan provides a guide for short-and long-term decision making, as well as day-to-day planning.