Background: Andover’s Planning Board adopted the last Master Plan in 2012. The Master Plan looks 10+ years into the future and takes a broad view of the community and presents Goals and Objectives related to Land Use, Economic Development, Housing, Open Space, Transportation, Cultural and Historic Resources, Municiple Servies and other growth related catagories. The Planning Board has relied on the 2012 Master Plan for many of its Special Permit decisions and recommendations to Town Meeting on Warrant Articles.
Step 1: Fall 2021 - Nineteen focus groups were conducted and an Affinity Map was created based on the views and input of the participants. - Complete
Step 2: Spring 2022 - complete a Resident Survey to refine the results of the Focus Groups. The Town of Andover will hire a consultant to assist the Committee with the final phases of data collection, public input and compilation of the Plan. - Complete
Step 3: Summer 2022 - Work with the consultant, Utile Inc. to outline public input sessions and understand the data and information collected to date.
Step 4: Fall 2022 - Meet with the residents of Andover and collect additional input with regards to the future growth of Andover. A schedule of dates will be compiled.
Step 5: Winter 2023 - Create a Draft of the Comprehensive Plan for the public to review and comment.
Step 6: Spring 2023 - Finalize the Plan and disseminate for Adoption by the Planning Board.