The Department of Planning and Zoning is responsible for creating plans, drafting policy and coordinating the implementation of civic projects that relate to the City’s vision of the future. This vision is set forth in the Comprehensive Plan based on the observation of trends in employment, population, housing, local culture and other metrics.  The primary goal of long-range planning is to enhance the quality of life for all residents and ensure an efficient use of City resources.

2040 Comprehensive Plan

After several years of remarkable growth and development, the City of Jeffersonville is embarking on a year-long effort to update its Comprehensive Plan. So much has been done since our last plan was drafted in 2015, but there is much to be done, new challenges to overcome, and new opportunities to explore. Over the next year the City’s Planning Staff will be collecting data, interviewing residents, talking to civic leaders, mapping trends, and determining a course of action for the next 10-20 years. 

The finalized Building Jeff plan can be found here: The Building Jeff Comprehensive Planopens PDF file


The City of Jeffersonville is partnering with American Commercial Barge Line to draft a master plan for the JeffBoat site. The Planning Department is participating in this process as a primary stakeholder. The plan was presented at a public meeting in October 2023. ACBL is currently in the process of hiring a master developer for the site.
NoCo Planning

NoCo Arts District Master Plan

The Planning Department was happy to assist with developing a new Master Plan for the NoCO (North of Court Avenue) Arts and Cultural District that’s being drafted by Forecast Public Art out of St. Paul, MN. Our team provided significant input into the planning process, helped with a district mapping project, and created many of the graphics used for stakeholder meetings that were part of the planning process. To view the Master Plan, click here: NoCo Arts District Master Planopens PDF file

10th Street Strategic Investment Plan

Tenth Street Strategic Investment Plan

On May 7, 2018 City Council Approved the Tenth Street Strategic Investment Plan as an amendment to the City’s Comprehensive Plan.

This project provides a physical and economic assessment of the 10th Street corridor from I-65 to the Highway 265 intersection that lays the groundwork for redevelopment along Jeffersonville’s primary arterial street. For more information click here: 10th Street Strategic Investment Plan

Jeff Tree Walk

Jeffersonville Tree Walk

In 2012 the City of Jeffersonville’s Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ) drafted plans to create a 1.5-mile long, tree-lined, walking route in and around Downtown Jeffersonville.  The now fully-planted Tree Walk includes over 140 trees representing 70 different species of trees.  The Walk is clearly marked with way-finding signage and each tree is labeled with its common name.  Click to view more information about the tree walk, including an interactive map.

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