Intergovernmental cooperation is necessary to ensure the future economic prosperity of the Pickerington area. The City of Pickerington and Violet Township are collaborating on the creation of a joint land use plan. This plan will manage the development of land within the two municipalities for the preservation of cultural and natural resources and encourage community-wide economic development.
Diley Road Corridor Study
Faced with the challenges of managing growth along the newly improved Diley Road, the City of Pickerington followed up the recommendations of the 2005 Growth Management Assessment and Strategy with a study and plan focused on the land use alternatives for the Diley Road Corridor. The plan was adopted in April, 2009.
Pre-Plan Public Engagement
In 2015, the City of Pickerington and Violet Township jointly retained Wise Economy Workshop to facilitate public engagement and priority-setting activities relating to the areas of economic development, land use planning, and related municipal activities.
Refugee Road Corridor Study
In 2009, City Council adopted the Diley Road Corridor Study as the first ficus area land use plan. At the request of City Council, staff prepared the second focus area plan, the Refugee Road Corridor Study and Plan. This plan provides alternative land use plans and development guidelines for the Refugee Road Corridor.