Planning Processes and Diagrams
Planning processes are complex. They are based in numerous regulations and less formal operational protocols. Development of our communities amidst population growth and environmental challenges is critical. These diagrams provide insights into the details of how one might pursue development whether adding an extra building to their home property or providing an entirely new subdivision. Be sure to check out the excellent Development Handbook (see below) from the Planning Division for support if you are seeking to develop!
The following images show previews of a few documents. To use these, download the pdfs.
There are many processes in Planning! Use this diagram (download from button above) to determine which process(es) are needed for a goal.
Full Process for the Board of Adjustment
Once you know what process(es) you need, find the corresponding pdf (download from button above) diagram to learn of paths to approval and disapproval.
Table of Reviews and Decisions
Planning processes can be complicated with many reviewing and decision making bodies; this table (download from button above) shows which interface with specific application types.
These diagrams were developed by L Well Weaver with the support of the sources mentioned above. The incredible Development Handbook developed by the talented Grace Coy and Sam Castro was partially based on this work.
Production Date: 2021.10
The Development Handbook
This Handbook provided by the Lexington Division of Planning steps through a successful application processes whether you are a property owner, a developer, or any other stakeholder.