bodyBeachMasterPlan-211x300In early 2014, Lake Havasu City retained Clarion Associates to prepare a comprehensive update of its Development Code and targeted updates of its General Plan to better guide the future development of the city.  The project was initiated in April 2014.  Since then, additional meetings were held specifically on the Development Code in July and September 2014, and are scheduled for early March 2015.  Meetings on the General Plan Update were held in in September, October, and December 2014.

 Adoption Draft of 2015 General Plan Ready for Review

The final step in the General Plan Update process—consideration of an adoption draft of the General Plan—is in progress.  The preliminary draft General Plan is intended to ensure compliance with new State requirements, and to ensure that the plan reflects current trends and key issues and the community’s vision for the next 10 to 20 years.

Upcoming Opportunities for Community Input

Community members are invited to attend one of the following two public hearings before the Planning Commission on the adoption draft of the 2015 General Plan:

Special Public Hearing:  Tuesday, March 17, 2015, 6:00 pm –Aquatic Center Meeting Rooms 155/156, 100 Park Avenue, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

 Regular Public Hearing:  Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 9:00 am – City Council Chamber, 2360 McCulloch Blvd N., Lake Havasu City, AZ 86403

The adoption draft General Plan is available on the project webpage Interested parties are encouraged to sign up to receive updates about the project at  The updated General Plan is scheduled for completion by May 2015 and the overall project is scheduled for completion later this year.

If you cannot attend a March 2015 public information session, but would like to comment or give additional input on any aspect of the General Plan and Development Code Update project, please contact Stuart Schmeling at 928-854-0714 or