2040 Comprehensive Plan Update

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Plan it like you mean it!



The City of Forest Lake is updating its 2040 Comprehensive Plan.  This plan defines the vision, goals, and aspirations for the long-term development of the City.

What is a Comprehensive Plan?


A Comprehensive Plan is our guide that defines our vision and goals for both public and private investment in long-term development and redevelopment of the community. The plan is intended to identify needs for utilities, housing, parks and open space, shape land use and transportation patterns, and conserve natural resources.

 The City of Forest Lake's Comprehensive Plan will address the following:

  • Housing needs
  • Future land use
  • Economic opportunities
  • The lakes and our other natural resources
  • Transportation
  • Parks and trails
  • Public and individual utilities
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