City of Ashland, WI
How can A small community leverage its sense of place to remain attractive to future generations?
"The intent of this comprehensive plan moving forward is something that can help city staff and elected officials make better decisions that align with the values of the community."
- April Kroner | Planning and Development Director (former)
Planning is Paying Off
The plan was adopted by Ashland’s Planning Commission and City Council in February 2017. The city has used it to inform planning and capital investment decisions as well as zoning changes. Ashland also completed a detailed housing assessment and waterfront development plan in 2019, which were specifically recommended in the comprehensive plan.