Planning commission initiates new comprehensive plan update process
The Petersburg Planning Commission unanimously approved to send a request to the borough assembly to update the current comprehensive plan.
A comprehensive plan is a guide to how to develop the community and land within the municipality including things such as utilities, recreation and housing.
The plan was last updated in 2001 and updating it is essential to the requirements of borough formation.
“We’re giving an overview of the whole process that’s going to take a very long and involved time,” commission chair Susan Thomason said.
Officials will look at a harbor master plan and r...