Plan-it Allen!, the first-ever, joint land use and development plan for Allen County and Fort Wayne, will be discussed before two governing bodies this week, specifically: Tuesday, March 27, 5:30 p.m. in Room 128, City-County Building '€“ Fort Wayne City Council discussion and possible approval.Friday, March 30, 10 a.m. in the Commissioners'€™ Courtroom, City-County Building '€“ Allen County Board of Commissioners discussion and possible approval.

During the March 21 meeting of the Allen County Plan Commission, the plan received the group'€™s unanimous approval and certification to the Allen County Commissioners for action.  On February 26, the plan received the same endorsement from the Fort Wayne Plan Commission.

Once the plan is approved by City Council and the County Commissioners; Monroeville, Huntertown, Grabill, and Woodburn can consider adopting the plan.

The plan will serve as the official policy document for addressing issues related to growth and development in Allen County and Fort Wayne.

Plan-it Allen! has been shaped by community involvement and examined areas such as economic development, transportation, housing and neighborhoods, and community identity to name a few.

Allen County and Fort Wayne launched the Plan-it Allen! process in 2003. This is the first time in over 20 years that both County and City plans have been updated.

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