Planning, Development and Sustainability

The update process for the Johnson County 2018 Comprehensive Plan: Sustaining Success Through 2028 is moving to its next step. The Johnson County Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed Volume 3: Mid-Term Update at 5:30 p.m., Monday, March 18.

County staff will present an overview of the updates proposed. The commission will discuss the proposed update, take public comment and potentially make a recommendation to the Board of Supervisors.

The public is welcome to attend the meeting in person or virtually. The meeting will be held in the second-floor boardroom of the Johnson County Health and Human Services (HHS) Building located at 855 S. Dubuque Street in Iowa City. Free parking is available in the open lot and on the first floor of the parking ramp to the north of the building. The public entrance to the building is near the flagpole on the building’s north façade. Members of the public who wish to attend virtually can access the link at this website 24 hours before the meeting’s start time.

The Volume 3 update as well as the two-volume current plan (as amended through May 5, 2022) can be accessed online at Printed copies of these documents are also available at the Planning, Development and Sustainability (PDS) Department at its temporary location on the third floor of the HHS Building. The website provides background on county comprehensive planning and describes the meetings and input opportunities to date. The comprehensive plan was adopted in 2018 with the intention that it would be reviewed five years later.

There will be another opportunity for public input at a future meeting of the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. The meeting time, date and location will be posted at

For more information, contact PDS at 319-356-6083 or [email protected].