Integrating Exploratory Scenario Planning into a Municipal General Plan Update

Working Paper WP15JM1, December 2015

By: Hannah Oliver, Joe Marlow, Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, Ray Quay

https://www.lincolninst.edu/publications/working-papers/integrating-exploratory-scenario-planning-municipal-general-plan-update

Scenario Planning

This report introduces the concept of exploratory scenario planning and explains how Sahuarita, Arizona, used scenario planning in its comprehensive plan update process. It highlights the project objectives and workplan, describes the scenario planning workshop, explains how participants developed and selected scenarios, and summarizes lessons learned.