Land Use - Ramsey County 2040

Comprehensive Plan Subpage header - Land Use

Key themes

  • Land use and zoning decisions are made by municipalities rather than the county.
  • Encourage greater intensity of use, infill and development through partnerships with cities.
  • Prioritize the protection of Primary Conservation Areas via conservation-minded management decisions on county-owned property as well as coordination with local government units.
  • Improve conditions and restore habitat on county-owned land within Primary Conservation Areas.
  • Encourage the creation, connection and maintenance of open space, recreational facilities, and public access to the river.