What is the Comp Plan?

The Martin County Comprehensive Growth Management Plan (Comp Plan) was created in 1982 and substantially expanded in 1990. It is the long-term plan for Martin County’s future that protects the environment and guides growth and development. The State of Florida requires all municipalities and counties in the state to have a comprehensive plan to plan for their future development and growth.

The Comp Plan consists of the following chapters:

  1. Preamble
  2. Overall Goals and Definitions
  3. Intergovernmental Coordination Element
  4. Future Land Use Element
  5. Transportation Element
  6. Housing Element
  7. Recreation Element
  8. Coastal Management Element
  9. Conservation and Open Space Element
  10. Sanitary Sewer Services Element
  11. Potable Water Services Element
  12. Solid and Hazardous Waste
  13. Drainage and Natural Groundwater Aquifer Recharge Element
  14. Capital Improvements
  15. Economic Element
  16. Arts, Culture and Historic Preservation Element
  17. Public Schools Facilities Element
  18. Community Redevelopment