This planning project, known as Envision, kicked off in early 2016 and is expected to take roughly two years to complete.
How is a neighborhood plan used?
NESCA, Lansing, and City boards and commissions will consider the neighborhood plan when making decisions that affect the two neighborhoods. Specifically, the neighborhood plan will be the basis for
NESCA and Lansing recommendations to any city board, commission, or agency.
City boards, commissions and agencies will consider the neighborhood plan when making decisions or recommendations that would affect the
NESCA or Lansing neighborhoods. The City Council may also consider the neighborhood plan before making any final decision as to the acquisition, construction, or improvement of public facilities in
NESCA or Lansing.
Only the goals and policies of a neighborhood plan are considered for adoption as part of the Salem Area Comprehensive Plan. The goals and policies must also be consistent with the Salem Area Comprehensive Plan.
What are North East Salem Community Association (NESCA) and Lansing?
NESCA and Lansing are neighborhood associations officially recognized by the City of Salem. They advise the Salem Planning Commission and City Council on matters that affect the growth and development of their respective neighborhoods.