This McCook, Nebraska Comprehensive Plan
was prepared as a tool to assist in planning for future
stability and development in the City and the respective Two-Mile Planning Jurisdiction. The Comprehensive Plan
contains information about existing conditions within the City, including population, land use, public facilities,
utilities and transportation. This Plan replaces the prior Comprehensive Plan, prepared in 1999.
The McCook planning process included the development of a general plan, which establishes specific and practical
guidelines for improving existing conditions and controlling future growth. The Plan itself presents a planning
program designed to identify and develop policies in the areas of Community Growth, Land Use & Zoning, Housing & Residential Development, Transportation Systems, Education & Community/Economic Development.
The Comprehensive Plan
was prepared under the direction of the McCook Planning Commission, with the assistance of a Planning Steering Committee, the City Council, City Staff and Planning Consultants, Hanna:Keelan Associates, P.C., of Lincoln, Nebraska.
The Planning Period for achieving the goals, programs and community and economic development activities
identified in this McCook, Nebraska Comprehensive Plan is 10 years. The City of McCook Planning Jurisdiction includes the land areas within the Corporate Limits and the area within two miles of the City. The City enforces planning, zoning and subdivision regulations within the two mile limit, in accordance with Nebraska State Statutes.
This Comprehensive Plan for the City of McCook is prepared under the Authority of Section 19-924 to 929,
Nebraska State Statutes 1943, as Amended.