After a Public Hearing on March 27, 2017, the Transylvania County Board of Commissioners formally adopted the 2025 Comprehensive Plan as the approved long-range guide for making development and policy decisions.
- Survey Report Appendix B, a Collection of Open-Ended Responses
A comprehensive plan is a long-range guide (not a regulatory document) for making development and policy decisions based upon the growth preferences of the public and elected officials. Development of the plan involves evaluating existing conditions, projecting growth patterns, identifying assets and needs to establish a vision for the County along with goals and strategies to realize the vision. The plan considers seven basic planning elements.