Community Plans and Studies

The City of Burlington is continuously undertaking new plans and studies to help guide the direction of the City. The City will work with the community, landowners, local businesses, and other interested parties that will be the backbone of any significant planning effort. Listed below you will find current plans and studies.

Des Moines County Housing Needs Assessment 2022 (PDF)         Executive Summary (PDF)

Placemaking Action Plan 2021 (PDF)

Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan 2020 (PDF)

Pre-Disaster Mitigation Plan 2020 (PDF)

Downtown Parking Study 2016 (PDF)         Downtown Parking Update 2019 (PDF)

Burlington Brownfields: Area-Wide Plan for Downtown 2019 (PDF)  

Heritage Hill Historic District Design Guidelines 2018 (PDF)

Des Moines County Housing Needs Study 2016 (PDF)

Comprehensive Plan 2012