NEW ROADS MASTER PLAN | NEW ROADS, LA

The State Division of Administration’s Louisiana Disaster Recovery Unit within the Office of Community Development funded a comprehensive plan update for the City of New Roads.  By way of scope, the comprehensive plan inventoried and analyzed the community following standard comprehensive planning standards.

The project objectives and deliverables focused on guidelines for future development with emphasis placed on stabilizing then growing the population by ten percent in a ten-year timeframe, reinvestment in areas of the community that exhibited evidence of deterioration on a vicinity-wide scale basis. New market rate housing development along with commercial and industrial growth was encouraged with the intent to grow the local employment base. In the comprehensive plan major deliverables included the future land use map, major street plan, and a capital improvement plan relative to infrastructure.