The Heart of Illinois Regional Sustainability Plan focuses on a variety of community elements, including land use, transportation, environment, economic development, arts and culture, and food availability.
A Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan has been developed in accordance with the federal Disaster Mitigation Act of 2000. It covers Peoria, Peoria Heights, East Peoria, Pekin, Chillicothe, Washington, Roanoke, and the unincorporated of Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford Counties.
“Creating Jobs and Growing Business” is the Planning Commission’s top strategic goal. The Commission has retained an outside consultant to critique the region’s current economic development programs and to assess how well we work together on economic development. The Findings and Recommendations reports are available here.
The Big Plan is an integrated plan for the Tri County region that bridges the gaps between transportation, land use, and environmental planning. Through the development of this plan, five themes were identified as key mutual priorities for the region's future: agriculture preservation, balanced growth, economic development, environmental stewardship, and transportation infrastructure.
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