Planning, Development and Sustainability

The Johnson County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the proposed Volume 3: Mid-Term Update to the Johnson County 2018 Comprehensive Plan at its regularly scheduled meeting that begins at 5:30 p.m., Thursday, April 11. Routine business may precede the comprehensive plan agenda item.

The public may 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 on the first floor of the parking ramp to the north of the building as well as the open lot adjacent. Attendees should enter the building by the flagpole, or attend virtually by accessing the link at

At the meeting, County staff will present an overview of the updates proposed, followed by a chance for public comments, with Board discussion to follow. The Board will consider the Planning and Zoning Commission recommendation (3-1 vote) made on March 18 that the existing plan be amended through the addition of the third volume.

More information can be found 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 Health and Human Services building.

This webpage also 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.

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