Gen H - Timeline

project schedule

Check out the final public feedback opportunities and adoption schedule by the Hendersonville City Council. **These dates are subject to change and we will provide additional updates to our subscribers and the public as we proceed through this process.**

PLAN ADOPTION SCHEDULE (tentative)

May 22 - City Council Workshop (4pm at 305 Williams St)

  • City Council + Planning Board will receive a presentation on the final draft of the GenH Comp Plan.

June 1 - June 17 - Survey Launch

  • Launch of online survey to receive community feedback on the draft plan. The input will be gathered and provided to City staff and the consultant team for review. Take the survey before June 17th.

June 24 - Hendersonville Planning Board Meeting + Public Comment (4pm at 305 Williams St)

  • Planning Board will receive a presentation on the plan. Community members may sign up to speak to provide public comments to the Planning Board. The Planning Board will consider the public feedback to date, discuss the draft and vote on recommendations to pass along to City Council.

July 10 - City Council Meeting + Public Hearing (5:45pm at 305 Williams St)

  • City Council will receive a presentation on the plan. Community members may sign up to speak at the public hearing to provide public comments to the City Council. Options to speak in person, via Zoom, or pre-submitted digital public comments are all participation options. The City Council will consider the public feedback to date, discuss the draft and give direction on needed revisions.

July 11 - July 31 - Revised Final Draft

  • Consultant team will make revisions to the draft plan based on feedback from the public, City staff, boards/commissions, and City Council.

August 1 - Plan Adoption

  • City Council adopts the revised final draft of the GenH Comprehensive Plan.

The development of the Gen H Comprehensive Plan consists of four phases:

Phase 1: Preparing For Our Shared Vision
Issues & Opportunities – May-August 2023

  • Compiling Hendersonville background information (planning documents, mapping data, previous studies, housing statistics, etc.)
  • Assembling forecasts on how Hendersonville could grow and change over time
  • Interviewing a diverse group of representatives including City Council, staff, and community stakeholders from a variety of areas and viewpoints (transportation, parks, sustainability, downtown, economic development, arts, tourism, education, healthcare, housing, seniors, business, utilities, equity & inclusion, and more.)
  • Developing the public engagement plan to reach as many Hendersonville residents as possible

Phase 2: Developing Our Shared Vision
Vision, Goals, Growth & Conservation Framework – August 2023-December 2023

  • Organizing the Community Advisory Committee who will provide input throughout the project
  • Starting the public engagement process
  • Launching the public survey and public engagement meetings

Phase 3: Refining Our Shared Vision
Implementation & Strategy – January 2024-May 2024

  • Building vision statements and growth framework based on community input received
  • Exploring growth alternatives and presenting to stakeholder groups
  • Developing strategies and actions to achieve the goals of the community
  • Continuing the public engagement process
  • Drafting the Gen H Comprehensive Plan document

Phase 4: Confirming Our Shared Vision
Adoption – May 2024-August 2024

  • Engaging the community, advisory boards, and stakeholder groups as the plan is reviewed
  • Finalizing the plan by the project management team
  • Reviewing and Recommendation by the Planning Board
  • Reviewing, Public Hearing and Adoption by City Council

Have questions about the Gen H Comprehensive Plan?

EMAIL GENH@HVLNC.GOV

Project Lead:
Matthew Manley
Strategic Projects Manager
(828) 697-3010
100 N. King St. 
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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