Learn more about the Plan and how it is organized
Learn about the legal requirements for the Master Plan and what Reports the City plans to write
Learn more out the robust public engagement effort
Previous studies and planning efforts
The community-driven vision that will guide the City through its 250th anniversary of incorporation in 2042
Ideal future conditions that describe how Trenton should be in 2042
A coordinated collection of Actions that are designed to achieve a Goal
Individual policies, projects, programs, partnerships, plans, studies, and advocacy positions
Building on strengths to create an active Downtown
Ruilding strong neighborhoods by reinforcing the area’s urban qualities
Revitalizing neighborhoods and attracting new industries
Leveraging vibrancy and cultural to rebuild strong neighborhoods
Reinforcing strong residential neighborhoods and connections to open space
A community-driven consensus vision for the City
Detailed list of all issues and opportunities identified throughout the master planning process
Multi-modal transportation network; legibility; land-use and transportation connections; and access to jobs
Downtown development; industrial development; and neighborhood commercial development
Pre-k through 12 education; workforce development; and personal enrichment
Safe environment; natural resources and open space; climate and natural hazard resiliency; and conservation and energy efficiency
Overall housing quality; vacancy and abandonment; market-rate housing; affordable housing; and historic neighborhoods
Land use; zoning; and redevelopment planning
The City of Trenton has released a draft Land Development Ordinance review by city residents and stakeholders. This draft Land Development Ordinance proposes to modernize the City’s zoning regulations and align them with the Trenton250 Master Plan. Please visit https://trenton250ldoupdate.com/ to review the Draft Ordinance and submit any comments, questions, or concerns you may have. There is a summary of the Ordinance on the website as well as a Frequently Asked Questions page that we will be continually updating as we receive questions.
- The Ordinance will be introduced at the Planning Board Meeting on September 23, 2021 at 6pm.
- The City will continue taking public comments on the Ordinance until November 1st, 2021.
- Planning Board will review the public comments received and make recommendations for amendments to the Ordinance at the Planning Board Meeting on November 8th, 2021.
Login information for Planning Board meetings can be found here.
Planning Staff will be participating in community events and public meetings throughout the public comment period. You can see us and ask questions at:
-September 18, 2021 - Art All Day and Ciclovia https://www.artallday.artworkstrenton.org/
-September 18, 2021 - Trenton River Days https://thewatershed.org/riverwalk/
Read more about the community-driven vision for Trenton and find out how this was translated into actionable goals, initiatives, and actions.http://trenton250.org/vision-guiding-principles