Forward Toledo is a comprehensive land-use plan that will guide planning in Toledo for the next 10-20 years. It is our community's collective statement on who we want to be and how we would like to grow as a city. Your participation is essential.
Have you completed the quick survey? Interested in providing more feedback? We have focused surveys for each theme in the Comprehensive Plan, take one or take them all!
|Theme||Topics Addressed||Survey Link|
|Build||Housing, new development, building design and preservation||Build Survey|
|Move||Roadways, sidewalks, transit, logistics, and improving connectivity||Move Survey|
|Place||Neighborhoods, housing affordability, business creation and jobs||Place Survey|
|Play||Parks, leisure, tourism, and childhood development||Play Survey|
|Sustain||Waterways, pollution reduction, healthy food, and green energy||Sustain Survey|
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You Have a Place in Toledo
As we look forward, your input is crucial to defining the next two decades in Toledo – how to use or protect local resources, preserve historic buildings or areas, create a certain sense of place, foster community life, and protect the overall well-being of our residents.
What's in the Plan?
The Forward Toledo Plan is divided into 5 elements, Build, Place, Sustain, Play and Move. See details about each element in the adjacent boxes.Five Elements Overview
Design, use, and access to a choice of affordable housing throughout the city.See details
Strategies for placemaking, expanding opportunity, and building inclusive neighborhoods.See details
Strategies for maintaining our natural environment, accessing healthy food, and promoting efficient energy.See details
Strategies to increase park access, support the arts, encourage tourism, and support childhood development.See details
Strategies on increasing connectivity, supporting public transit, and encouraging walkability.See details
This is the third time that Toledo has considered the future it sees for the land within its borders. This plan identifies the priorities that influence and shape how land is used and developed (e.g. architecture, landscaping, parking).See the previous Land Use Plan
A strategic document was prepared at the beginning of this process to help identify potential ideas and challenges. It came up with five major priorities and provided a number of helpful data points. Learn more about the document by clicking the link below.Forward Toledo Strategic Plan