The City of Independence is excited to begin the process of updating its Community Development Plan to create a long-term vision for Independence through 2050 and beyond. This roughly 10-month process will include many opportunities for public engagement and feedback.

Click through the tabs to learn more about the planning process including goals, project schedule, and plan elements.

Independence Today

existing conditions

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau ACS 2021 5-Year Estimates and LEHD OnTheMap 2020 Estimates

A Vision the Future

The following are goals and components to the planning process for the Community Development Plan.

  • Focus future development & public investment

  • Serve as a community information management tool

  • Document and analyze community's existing conditions

  • Establish a set of goals for the future and how to achieve them

  • Provide guidance for community decision-making

  • Actively encourage community involvement from all residents

Project Schedule