Community Planning

The following community planning services are available to your community from TARCOG. While the list contains a broad range of services, it is not exhaustive. TARCOG maintains the flexibility to design its services around your needs. TARCOG products and services will generally contain strong elements of public participation and practical recommendations for action to make your community a better place to live. TARCOG also provides training, follow-up and facilitation to help you get the most out of your investment.

Community Studies and Assessments

Community Planning Review and Assessment
Organizational Review and Assessment
Demographic, Economic and Market Studies

Community Planning

Community visioning including strategic planning that involves an analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats
Visual Preference, Image-ability and Visualization
Comprehensive City and Town Plans
Small Area Plans for downtowns and business district, neighborhoods, and corridors
Functional Plans for:
Circulation and Transportation
Parks and Recreation
Greenways, Bicycle and Pedestrian Ways – Upcoming Regional Trail:  Singing River Trail
Utilities and Infrastructure
Housing and Land Use
Hazard Mitigation

Implementation Strategies and Guides

Administrative Procedures and Provisions
Development Regulations including:
Zoning Regulations Review and Update or Rewrite
Sign Regulations Review and Update or Rewrite
Subdivision Regulations Review and Update or Rewrite
Consolidated Regulations
Incentive Programs
Capital Improvements Programs

 Administrative Services

Development Review and Advice
Training and Facilitation