Winter Park Town Plan (Master Plan)

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Welcome!

The Town of Winter Park is updating its 2006 Town Plan (Master Plan).  This is where you will find information about the update process, including upcoming events and how you and your neighbors can be involved and help shape the future of Winter Park.

Weren't able to make our recent open house, or would like to provide more comments? Please complete our online questionnaire by Oct. 20.


What is a Town Plan?  

The Town Plan is a policy document that helps town staff and elected officials make decisions on land use development and redevelopment, public services and facilities, and economic development.  Developers also use it to understand how the town envisions its future and how their project might contribute to that vision.

It establishes a common vision for the town’s future and generally covers the following topics:

  • Land Use
  • Economic Development
  • Open Space and Recreation
  • Housing
  • Transportation
  • Public Services
  • Natural and Cultural Resources

Ultimately, the Town Plan sets out a framework, that once implemented, will maintain Winter Park as a great place to live, work, play and learn.  This is achieved through a series of goals and policies that are implemented by “short-term” (usually 1-2 years); “mid-term” (2-5 years); and “long term” (5+ years) actions.  These actions are usually performed by the Town and potentially other partners in the community.

The Town Plan is updated through a public process.  This means that the residents, property owners, and businesses of Winter Park will have many opportunities to weigh in on the issues they see as critical to the Town, the opportunities that should be pursued, and the challenges that can be overcome. 

The Town Plan Update is spearheaded by the Community Development Department. A Steering Committee has been formed of local citizens, members of local boards and commissions, and town department staff.  The Steering Committee is responsible for reviewing project materials and managing the progress of the update process. 

Updates and Events

The Town is just beginning the process to update the Town Plan.  Please continue to check back on this site for upcoming meetings and events. 

Survey #1 – Closed.  We are currently analyzing survey results and will present them at our Public Open House at Winter Park Town Hall on September 19th at 5pm.

Visioning Event - The Town hosted a public open house on Tuesday, Sept. 19 to collect input on the community's vision and identify opportunities throughout Winter Park that contribute to the Town's goals. If you were unable to attend or would like to provide more comments, please complete our online questionnaire by Oct. 20. Review the open house materials

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Contact Us and Stay Connected

Do you have questions? Do you want to receive updates and event announcements?

Send your request to:

James Shockey, AICP
Community Development Director

Town of Winter Park
jshockey@wpgov.com

or

Megan Moore, ASLA, Assoc. AIA

Project Consultant

Logan Simpson
MMoore@LOGANSIMPSON.COM

Resources

The Plan Update will coordinate with other plans of the Town of Winter Park, so that all of the plans in the Town are mutually supportive and consistent with one another. These plans include: