Media Release

Envision Alachua Sector Plan/Comprehensive Plan Amendment Public Hearing

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 4:00 PM

Plum CreekALACHUA COUNTY, FL - On June 25, 2015, Alachua County received a revised Envision Alachua Sector Plan/Comprehensive Plan Amendment application requesting to amend policies and maps of the Alachua County Comprehensive Plan for 52,745 acres in eastern Alachua County owned by Plum Creek.

The first public hearing is scheduled with the Local Planning Agency/Planning Commission on Wednesday, November 18, 2015, at 6 p.m. in the Jack Durrance Auditorium on the second floor of the County Administration Building (12 S.E. 1st Street, Gainesville).  The first County Commission public hearing is expected to begin as early as January, 2016.

Staff has completed their review of the revised application. Staff considered environmental impacts, public infrastructure, provision of public services, suitability of the location and compatibility with the surrounding uses.  

The application and staff reports are available online.

Comments and questions can be sent to or mailed to:

Alachua County Growth Management Department
10 S.W. 2nd Avenue, 3rd Floor
Gainesville, FL 32601

For more information, contact the Alachua County Growth Management Department at 352-374-5249.


  • Mark Sexton
  • Communications & Legislative Affairs Director
  • Phone: 352-374-5204
  • Cell: 352-283-2317

If you have a disability and need an accommodation in order to participate in a County program, service or public meeting, please contact the Alachua County Equal Opportunity Office at 352-374-5275 at least 2 business days prior to the event. TTY users please call 711 (Florida Relay Service).