Comprehensive Plan

The Comprehensive Plan is the guide to how Rice County will grow over the next 20 years and provides direction in making land use and development decisions in the county.


The 2016 Comprehensive Plan update is a civic engagement process in which all community members are encouraged to participate in developing a shared vision of the county’s future development and set broad planning policies that will guide county decision makers. These members include:
  • Agencies
  • Cities
  • Citizens
  • Landowners
  • Townships
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Comprehensive Plan Survey

Rice County is in the process of updating the Rice County Comprehensive Plan and values your input on how the county should develop over the next 20 years. Take the Rice County Comprehensive Plan Survey 2016.


To sign up for Comprehensive Plan updates, please send us an Email with your name.

 For additional information, please contact Rice County Environmental Services at 507-332-6113.