Maricopa County has developed scenic overlays along several corridors. These overlays provide for differentiated development guidelines as specified in the Maricopa County Zoning Ordinance and are intended to protect the scenic quality along these designated routes.
Plan Development & Vision
This plan seeks to create strong and vibrant communities within Maricopa County by encouraging orderly development while creating a healthy environment and a healthy economy. By accommodating new growth in areas that can sustain additional development, the plan endeavors to conserve scarce resources and to build strong communities based on an efficient transportation system, well-protected environmental resources, and a strong, diversified economy. The plan's elements reflect the character of the county's population, while the policies and implementation tools guide future land use and transportation decisions.