City of Moorhead Comprehensive Plan: Onward Moorhead!


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Get Involved!

What is your wish for Moorhead in the next 10 years? Do you want to see more jobs and businesses? Are you interested in more ways to get around by walking, biking, or transit? Are there enough housing options where you want to live? What about parks, public art, and community-building events?

Influence the direction of Onward Moorhead, the city’s 10-year comprehensive plan. We are just at the beginning so your input will directly impact the vision for your city! 

  1. Online Story Map and Survey  (Recommended Browsers: Firefox and Chrome - – Learn about the project, draw priorities on an interactive map, and provide input through a short survey. 
  2. Sign up for e-Notification and click "Onward Moorhead" to get updates for the Moorhead Comprehensive Plan: Onward Moorhead! right to your inbox.
  3. Email Planning if you have any questions about Onward Moorhead!
Thank you to everyone who participated in the January 27 Virtual Community Workshop!  


The City of Moorhead has partnered with the Stantec Consulting team to facilitate the comprehensive planning process for the city along with subconsultants Toole Design and Folkways.

Project Scope

The City of Moorhead Comprehensive Plan: Onward Moorhead! will envision the community's future for the next 10 years by outlining goals and action steps to make the vision a reality.  We will evaluate topics like arts and culture, mobility, parks and open space, urban design, land use and community sustainability and resilience.

  • Community Voices - The plan includes a deliberate process to reach a broad cross-section of community members to ensure a holistic, inclusive participation process. Check out our process and initial ideas about how to accomplish this in the Public Engagement Plan.

Project Schedule

This planning project is proposed to be an 18-month process anticipated to be complete by March 2022.

  • September 2020: Project kick off
  • February - March 2021: Analyzing Phase 1 Engagement results and preparing for Phase II engagement
  • April - May 2021: Phase II Public Engagement
  • March 2022: City Council approves final plan

Keep Informed

Follow along with the process, so you don't miss opportunities to share your ideas for the City of Moorhead Comprehensive Plan: Onward Moorhead! by signing up for e-notifications and following the City Facebook page.

Comprehensive Plan Frequently Asked Questions

Previous Long-range Planning efforts

Previous City of Moorhead comprehensive plans and other long-range plans are available on the Long Range Planning page.