Standard: The jurisdiction with land use authority within which the agency operates shall have a comprehensive plan adopted by the governing authority that dictates public policy in terms of transportation, utilities, public facilities, land use, recreation, and housing. In some jurisdictions the comprehensive plan is called the general plan or the land use plan. Zoning for the jurisdiction is based upon the comprehensive plan. To meet this standard, the comprehensive plan shall have a park and/or recreation component that discusses how the jurisdiction intends to meet the needs for parkland and public recreation facilities in concert with other land use priorities.
Suggested Evidence of Compliance: Provide the current plan, with date of official approval.
Agency Evidence of Compliance:
The Village of Oak Park completed its comprehensive plan, entitled "Envision Oak Park," with adoption by the Village Trustees on September 15, 2014. The plan includes a variety of items of importance to the future of the community and its land use, including parks and recreation. Chapter Six of this document, "Parks, Open Space & Environmental Features1," demonstrates the importance of parks and recreation in the overall development priorities and the metrics that the Village of Oak Park will use in cooperation with other government and community agencies to achieve its goals.
Agency Self Assessment: MET