Plans and Reports
Please click on the links below for more information.
- Housing strategy and fact sheet and presentation.
- Rio Rico market study, plan, and community survey and video.
- Tourism strategy and presentation.
- Covid Recovery Plan (2020) & presentation and 2023 pathways forward report.
Santa Cruz County Solicits Public Comment on Three County Plans: Rio Rico Vitality District Master Plan, Housing Strategy, and Tourism Sector Plan (see links to surveys below):
Santa Cruz County, Arizona is soliciting public comment through August 11 on three draft plans: the Rio Rico Vitality District Master Plan, a countywide housing strategy, and a Santa Cruz County Five-Year Tourism Sector Prosperity Plan. Plans are posted on the county website at https://santacruzcountyaz.gov/833/Plans-and-Reports. Plans and hard copies of the surveys for public comment are available at the county’s community development office at 2150 North Congress Drive.
Rio Rico Vitality District Master Plan
This draft plan creates a framework for a vibrant place for future retail, services, and multi-family housing that accommodates the needs of residents, businesses, and visitors. The English/Spanish survey link to provide feedback is https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RioRico
The draft strategy identifies needs and guiding principles designed to address the lack of sufficient housing opportunities needed to support the county’s residents, workers, and employers. The English/Spanish survey link to provide feedback is at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SCChousing
Santa Cruz County Tourism Sector Prosperity Plan
This draft plan produced 12 quality seed project recommendations for county tourism, with associated financing strategies. The English/Spanish survey link to provide feedback is at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Tourism
Public comment will be taken through August 11. Comments will be compiled and posted along with the plans, which will go to the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors for consideration. If plans are approved, the county will pursue implementation strategies for their adoption.