Land Use Plan
In the future, Fayette County will continue to be an attractive place to live with an excellent quality of life comprehensive land use strategy plan 2006maintained through effective land use, sound financial and social decisions, and supported by a strong and diversified economic base that brings prosperity to all its residents.
Fayette County's Comprehensive Land Use Strategy Plan (PDF) will maintain a balance between the preservation of its traditional rural environment and an expanded economic base with industrial, commercial, and retail centers for its residents.
Fayette County will have a varied land use pattern that accommodates the needs and interests of all community residents. Growth will be guided into those areas that have the infrastructure to support it without placing an undue burden on taxpayers. The highway and road system development will be carefully planned and financed through the wise use of capital improvement funds. Water and sewer will be provided in cooperation with existing utility systems to ensure the efficient and effective use of financial resources.
Fayette County will preserve and protect its agricultural land, open space, streams, rivers, and groundwater supply to the extent that it is consistent with the desires of our residents and to the extent that we can create a secure financial future for all residents.
enVISION Fayette County (PDF) is an update to the 2006 Fayette County Comprehensive Land Use Strategy Plan and will serve as a guiding document for the community in addressing long-term goals and growth. The enVISION Fayette County Plan conveys the vision of what Fayette County strives to be based on the needs and values of the county's residents.
Call Before You DigAlways call before you dig - It's the Law!
Remember, safe digging means calling 811 or 800-362-2764 before any type of landscape or excavation work. Lines have been hit digging such things as fence post holes, anchoring supports for decks and swing sets, planting trees, removing tree roots, and driving landscaping stakes into the ground. By not calling, you're not only breaking the law, but also risking injury to yourself, your family or work crew, and the surrounding community.