Documents & Tools
Regional Agenda Annual Update for 2012
Regional Transportation Plan
Regional Agenda 2012 Annual Update
As part of the Georgia DCA-required annual update of the PLAN 2040 Implementation Program, several key PLAN 2040 documents--the Regional Resource Plan, Unified Growth Policy Map (UGPM), Local Government Plan Implementation document and Regional Implementation Partners document--were updated in 2012. The updated documents are available below.
PLAN 2040 Framework Document
This document outlines and describes the framework of the PLAN 2040 planning process and resulting planning documents.
PLAN 2040 Framework Document (PDF)
PLAN 2040 Regional Assessment
The PLAN 2040 Regional Assessment (PDF) provided a starting point for a regional dialogue on issues, opportunities and trends around the region that impact the region’s citizens, local governments and regional planning partners, including the State of Georgia.
PLAN 2040 Regional Assessment - Appendices
All documents below are in PDF format unless otherwise noted.
PLAN 2040 Regional Resource Plan
The Regional Resource Plan allows ARC to coordinate activities and planning of local governments, land trusts and conservation or environmental protection groups in the region, as well as state agencies, toward the protection and management of Regionally Important Resources.
PLAN 2040 UGPM and Regional Development Guide
The Regional Development Guide provides direction for future growth based on the Areas and Places of the Unified Growth Policy Map (UGPM). The UGPM represents local plans as well as PLAN 2040 policies and forecasts.
PLAN 2040 Local Government Plan Implementation
Georgia DCA rules require ARC to establish Minimum and Excellence standards for local government implementation of PLAN 2040. Minimum Standards are activities essential to the implementation of PLAN 2040. Excellence Standards are activities that are desirable.
ARC has developed tools to assist local jurisdictions in understanding these implementation standards and assessing which standards they meet or plan to meet:
PLAN 2040 ARC Implementation Program
This document provides an overview of existing and possible new areas of work that ARC will consider in the upcoming 5-year period to meet needs identified in PLAN 2040.
PLAN 2040 ARC Implementation Program (5-Year Work Progam) (PDF)
PLAN 2040 Regional Implementation Partners
Regional implementation partners identified areas where their mission and recommended activities can be integrated with PLAN 2040 recommendations and policy.
PLAN 2040 Regional Implementation Partners (PDF)
Regional Transportation Program
Volume I: PLAN 2040 Regional Transportation Plan (RTP)
Volume II: PLAN 2040 Conformity Determination Report (CDR)
Appendix A: Project Listings
Appendix B: Supportive Financial Information (PDF)
Appendix C: Technical Analysis
Appendix D: Development Guidance
PLAN 2040 Stakeholder Involvement Plan ensured that PLAN 2040 reflected the full range of regional values and desires by involving a diverse spectrum of stakeholders in its development. (PDF)
PLAN 2040 Unified Plan Resolution was adopted by the ARC Board on February 25, 2009 committing ARC to undertake and adopt the PLAN 2040 unified process for the Atlanta region.