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Town of Amherst

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Portage County Comprehensive Plan


Copies of the plan are available for review by contacting the Town Clerk or at the Portage County Planning and Zoning Department, 1462 Strongs Avenue, Stevens Point, WI 54481.


Chapter 1: Issues and Opportunities Element

Chapter 2: Housing Element

Chapter 3: Transportation Element

Chapter 4: Utilities and Community Facilities Element

Chapter 5: Agricultural, Natural and Cultural Resources Element

Chapter 6: Economic Development Element

Chapter 7: Intergovernmental Cooperation Element

Chapter 8: Land Use Element

Chapter 9: Implementation Element

Appendix A: Public Participation Plan

Appendix B: Survey Results

Appendix C: Planning Statutes

Appendix D: LESA Program

Appendix E:  Lakes Study

Lake Emily Study

Lake Lime Study

Appendix F/G: Resolution and Ordinance adopting Comprehensive Plan

Map 3.1: Town of Amherst Road Classification Map

Map 4.1: Town of Amherst Utilities Map

Map 4.2: Community Facilities Map

Map 5.1: Highly Productive Agricultural Soils Map

Map 5.2: Topographic Map

Map 5.3: General Soil Map

Map 5.4: Wetlands Map

Map 5.5: Floodplain Map

Map 5.6: Groundwater Flow Map

Map 5.7: Atrazine Prohibition Area Map

Map 5.8: Forested Land Map

Map 5.9: Burial Sites Map

Map 8.1: Existing Land Use Map

Map 8.2: Future Land Use Map

Map 8.3: Extraterritorial Future Land Use Map

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