Dearborn, Michigan Dearborn Master Plan

Public officials in Dearborn, MI wanted to ensure this historic and first-ring suburb of Detroit was well-positioned for sustainability and success in a new era and looked to a new Master Plan to achieve their goals.

The City hired McKenna to provide professional leadership on this landmark project, with particular attention to including the public in meaningful ways throughout the process. McKenna planners customized a public participation program specifically to engage Dearborn’s diverse population. McKenna planners also provided the framework to ensure the Master Plan process would set and execute the City’s vision on land use, economic development, transportation, housing, recreation and many other service areas over the subsequent 10-year period.