Comprehensive Plan

Between February 15 and March 15 of each even numbered year, the Town will accept requests from property owners, potential developers, and other interested stakeholders for Comprehensive Plan amendments.

Written requests should be sent to:

Town of Cottage Grove
Attn: Clerk
4058 County Road N
Cottage Grove, WI  53527

Emailed requests may be sent to

The Plan Commission will evaluate any amendment requests at their meeting on March 20, 2024 and recommend appropriate amendments to the Town Board along with the 2024 update of the Comprehensive Plan.

What is the Comprehensive Plan?

The Comprehensive Plan outlines how the Town will grow and change over the following 20 years.  Any change of land use within the Town must conform with the purpose and policies of the future land use district the subject property falls within.  For change of land use procedures, please see

The Town of Cottage Grove Comprehensive Plan was adopted under Section 66.1001(4), Wisconsin Statutes, in two volumes, with one volume titled Conditions and Issues and the second volume titled Vision and Directions. The Town will regularly evaluate its progress towards achieving the recommendations of the Comprehensive Plan, and amend and update the Plan as appropriate.

Plan Documents

As adopted by the Town Board on July 5, 2022 under Ordinance 2022-07-05 Adopting Comp Plan Update

Conditions and Issues
Vision and Directions
Map 1 Jurisdictional Boundaries
Map 2 Soil Suitability
Map 3 Natural Resources
Map 4 Existing Land Use
Map 5 Deed Restrictions
Map 6 Highway 12 18 and County AB Interchange
Map 7 Highway 12 18 between CTH AB and CTH N
Map 8 WisDOT US12 Corridor Study - Sheet 1
Map 8 WisDOT US12 Corridor Study - Sheet 1
Map 10 WisDOT US12 Corridor Study - Sheet 3
Map 11 City of  Madison Future Land Use Map
Map 12 City of Madison Yahara Hills Neighborhood Development Plan
Map 13 City and Town Intergovernmental Agreement Map
Map 14 Village of Cottage Grove Future Land Use Map
Map 15 Dane County Farmland Preservation Plan Map
Map 16 Future Land Use
Map 17 Conceptual Business Park Development Plan