Residents can weigh in on Grapevine Lake master plan through June 26

The land-use map that governs activity at Grapevine Lake was adopted in 2001 as a supplement to the area's master plan. That plan is undergoing another revision process. (Courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)
The land-use map that governs activity at Grapevine Lake was adopted in 2001 as a supplement to the area's master plan. That plan is undergoing another revision process. (Courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

The land-use map that governs activity at Grapevine Lake was adopted in 2001 as a supplement to the area's master plan. That plan is undergoing another revision process. (Courtesy U.S. Army Corps of Engineers)

Area residents have a few more days to provide feedback before officials revise the master plan that guides land use and other priorities at Grapevine Lake.

The Army Corps of Engineers is seeking input from the public through June 26 as it initiates a process to revise the Grapevine Lake master plan.

The Corps said the revisions will likely include updates to land classifications and a reassessment of recreation facility needs and various protective considerations for the lake’s ecosystem.

The plan was first approved in 1971 and supplemented by additional documents in 2001.

“Since then, many changes have taken place including major utility and highway construction, urbanization, and evolving recreational uses,” the Corps said on its website.


The land classifications in the plan govern what activities are acceptable at various points around the lake. Some areas, for example, are set aside for recreational use, while others are designated for wildlife management or operations.

Residents can submit feedback to the Corps at this link.
By Daniel Houston
Daniel Houston covers Plano city government, transportation, business and education for Community Impact Newspaper. A Fort Worth native and Baylor University graduate, Daniel reported previously for The Associated Press in Oklahoma City and The Dallas Morning News.


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