However, community input is pivotal to the update process to ensure that the Plan reflects the community’s vision for the future of the County. The update process will include 4 phases of work and is expected to be completed in Fall of 2024.
The Comprehensive Plan lays out the community’s future vision for Mecklenburg County. The Plan identifies goals for where the County should grow and develop and what areas should be preserved and protected. It also identifies steps that the County should take to implement the vision, both in the short term and long term. The name Mecklenburg 2044 is used because the Plan is anticipated to be adopted in 2024 and it envisions what the County might be like in 20 years, in the year 2044.