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Planning District
About Lamar

The Lamar District is a safe and desirable community, where heritage assets are protected and used as catalysts for economic and cultural opportunities. The Lamar planning district is supported by improved pedestrian infrastructure and quality housing, and community members have access to parks and open space and opportunities to visit local, innovative, and well-designed commercial businesses.

Memphis 3.0 Update
Public Workshops


The Memphis 3.0 Comprehensive Plan is where community voices shape the city's future. Our comprehensive planning process is more than just a series of meetings and proposals; it's an opportunity for every Memphian to play a pivotal role in charting the course for our collective growth and prosperity. Participation isn't just encouraged—it's essential. Your input fuels the vision for a more vibrant, equitable, and resilient Memphis. By engaging in this process, you're not only shaping policies and projects; you're actively contributing to the fabric of our community, ensuring that every voice is heard and every perspective considered. Together, we're building a Memphis that reflects the aspirations and dreams of all its residents. Join us in shaping tomorrow, today.

August 29th, 2024 5:30 PM

Orange Mound Community Center

September 17th, 2024 5:30 PM

Orange Mound Community Center

October 10th, 2024 5:30 PM

Orange Mound Community Center

Let us know about your neighborhood's priorities and anything that has changed in 5 years.

Let us know your neighborhood vision, what types of land uses are desirable?

How can we apply the neighborhood vision to future land use and zoning policies?

Orange Mound Small Area Plan

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During the Small Area Planning Process, community engagement was crucial to the ideation of design concepts and recommendations for neighborhood improvements and development. The Division of Planning and Development (DPD) partnered with Opticos Design to create a vision for each of the anchor-focused Small Area Plans. After several meetings with community members and other interested parties Opticos Design, DPD, and stakeholders compiled suggestions to create plans for anchor and neighborhood revitalization.

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Memphis and Shelby County Division of Planning & Development

Comprehensive Planning Department

125 N Main Street, Ste 468


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