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Long Range Planning Department

Community Design StudioPhone:  (480) 312-7225


Physical Address

Community Design Studio

7506 E. Indian School Rd

Scottsdale, AZ 85251



The Long Range Planning Department develops programs and planning tools that involve the community in defining its vision. We assist in enhancing and maintaining Scottsdale's unique character through dialogue with the community and the application of professional planning principles.


Long Range Planning performs the following functions:

  • Prepares updates to the City's General Plan and Character Area Plans
  • Conducts public outreach to ensure planning efforts meet the long range vision of residents and stakeholders
  • Undertakes and reviews projects that implement General Plan and Character Area Plan recommendations:
  • Updates community demographic profiles and forecasts

  • Assists in the review of development proposals for conformance with adopted plans

  • Reviews and coordinates General Plan and Character Area Plan amendments

  • Prepares and maintains Long Range Planning maps

  • Performs special planning studies


Erin Perreault, AICP, Long Range Planning Manager
Phone:(480) 312-7093

Ross Cromarty, PhD, Project Coordination Liaison
Phone:(480) 312-7918

Mary Vandevord, AICP, Senior Planner
Phone:(480) 312-7902

Adam Yaron, Planner
Phone:(480) 312-2761

Taylor Reynolds, Associate Planner
Phone:(480) 312-7924