Blueprint for Liberty

Blueprint for Liberty: Liberty’s Comprehensive Plan

The Blueprint for Liberty was a community effort to gain citizen input in charting Liberty's course for the future through updating its Comprehensive Plan. The last such program was in 1987 and was called "Liberty Outlook - the Quality Continues." Liberty Outlook resulted in the Comprehensive Plan used by decision makers today. The Blueprint for Liberty updates Liberty Outlook and will guide Liberty into the future. Many Liberty citizens have participated in the Blueprint for Liberty either directly or indirectly through surveys, letters, the Land Use Plan Steering Committee, the Citizen Planning Forum and the Blueprint for Liberty events.

Based on the Blueprint for Liberty process, the main concepts covered by the Future Land Use Plan are:

  • Maintaining Liberty's sense of community and small town feel.
  • Making room for green space and rural areas.
  • Ensuring a variety of housing options.
  • Storm water management in harmony with nature.
  • Getting from here to there not only by car but also on foot and by bike.
  • Trees, trees, trees.
  • Developing connections beyond Liberty to the metro area via public transportation.
The Future Land Use Plan attempts to provide greater opportunities for a variety of housing styles and business opportunities. It centers on creating neighborhoods and development in keeping with Liberty's sense of place.

If you have questions about the Blueprint for Liberty or planning issues in general, please contact the Planning Division at 816.439.4530.