The Brooklyn Heights Master Plan will be focused on marketing the Village’s ideal location for commercial growth and expansion, preserving environmentally sensitive areas through sustainable development, promoting healthy alternatives for residents, and enhancing partnerships for regional collaboration.
The Plan is a long-term guide for the future and is meant to direct the Village for the next five to ten years.
Brooklyn Heights was awarded professional Planning Services through a competitive grant process from the Cuyahoga County Planning Commission. County Planning will facilitate the planning process by bringing together data, community leaders, citizens, and public institutions to craft a plan of action.
The Master Plan is the community’s plan. As such, public input will be collected throughout the planning process, including at three scheduled public meetings. Additionally, Brooklyn Heights residents, business owners, community leaders, and other stakeholders, will meet to develop and refine the content of the Plan.
The Brooklyn Heights Master Plan consists of a five-phase process:
The Current Conditions phase involves collecting data on demographics, land use, and transportation to be used as a baseline for understanding the community.
The Community Vision phase will utilize input from residents, businesses, and community leaders to articulate a vision for how they want the Village to grow and change in the next decade.
The Recommendations phase will outline specific goals and action steps necessary to achieve the community’s desired future.
The Implementation phase builds on the recommendation steps from the previous phase to outline strategies, partners, responsibilities, and priorities for undertaking actions.
The Master Plan phase is the final phase, in which we will combine all the previous phases into a completed Master Plan document.
The Master Plan is currently in the Current Conditions & Community Vision phases. Draft documents covering each phase as well as presentations will be posted below.
Because of the current COVID-19 health guidelines, typical large-scale public meetings are not possible. County Planning is working with the Village of Brooklyn Heights and other partners to engage the community and facilitate ongoing discussion. More information will be available shortly.
Look for regular updates, announcements, and documents posted on this page as the plan progresses.
Questions or comments about the Brooklyn Heights Master Plan update should be directed to:
Ms. Nichole Laird
Planner, Cuyahoga County Planning Commission