Village of Bethalto
213 N. Prairie St., Bethalto, IL 62010
(618)377-8051 (Phone)
(618)377-5264 (Fax)

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Comprehensive Plan

A comprehensive plan is an official public document adopted by a local government to state a desired vision for the future of the community and to serve as a policy guide for decisions regarding the Village. The plan acts as a working document making recommendations on issues concerning physical, environmental, social and economic development of the community. It derives heavily from a thorough analysis of existing conditions as well as the recommendations and survey results of the people in the community.

The comprehensive plan is meant to serve as a guide, against which specific development plans and proposals can be checked to determine whether they are consistent with the goals and objectives of the Village. It also provides the basis for the zoning ordinance of the Village, increasing its legal validity. Moreover, the adoption of a comprehensive plan is an indication that the community cares about the quality of life of its people, is ready to invest in itself and has a vision for its future. The Village of Bethalto comprehensive plan is an effort on the part of the people to come together to build consensus on the future of the Village, to enhance its physical structure, to increase the economic opportunities and to improve the quality of life for its people.

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