PlanLafayette Week


  • Upcoming Events
  • June 12, 6 pm, University Avenue Final Public Meeting (#3)​, Bridge Ministry of Acadiana 

PlanLafayette Week 2017
Lafayette Consolidated Government hosted PlanLafayette Week August 21-26 with a variety of informative sessions focused on Lafayette’s Comprehensive Plan. Attendance for all events is free of charge, however space is limited and registration is required. LCG is partnering with several community partners to host activities.

  • COMPLETED! Monday, Aug. 21, 7:30 a.m. - Downtown Action Plan Update, Presented by Downtown Development Authority (DDA) (Download the report on the Downtown Action Plan here.)
  • COMPLETED! Monday, Aug. 21, 11:30 a.m. - Rethinking PARK(ing), Presented by ReCover Acadiana, DDA, Downtown Lafayette Unlimited and Downtown Restaurant and Bar Association (click here for more information about PARK(ing) Day 2017)

  • COMPLETED! Tuesday, Aug. 22, 7:30 a.m. - Congress Case Study and LPTFA Campus Tour, Presented by Lafayette Public Trust Financing Authority (Download the report here.) 

  • COMPLETED! Tuesday, Aug. 22, 11:30 a.m. - Focus on Drainage: Development Workshop, Presented by REALTORS® Commercial Alliance of Acadiana (Download the presentation here.)

  • COMPLETED! Wednesday, Aug. 23, 9:30 a.m. - Project Front Yard Summit, Presented by Lafayette Economic Development Authority (Download the compiled presentation deck here.)
  • COMPLETED! Thursday, Aug. 24, 9 a.m. - Capacity-Building & Grant Writing Tips by Crystal Taylor-Jones, Presented by Housing & Urban Development New Orleans Field Office

  • COMPLETED! Thursday, Aug. 24, 12 p.m. - Housing & Redevelopment, A Panel Discussion, Presented by One Acadiana

  • COMPLETED! Thursday, Aug. 24, 5:30 p.m. - Fair Housing Assessment: Open House, Presented by Lafayette Consolidated Government’s Community Development and Planning, Zoning & Development Departments

  • COMPLETED! Friday, Aug. 25, 7:30 a.m. - CREATE Summit, Day 1, Presented by Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission

  • COMPLETED! Saturday, Aug. 26, 7:30 a.m. - CREATE Summit, Day 2, Presented by Lafayette Convention and Visitors Commission

PlanLafayette Week 2015
PlanLafayette Week was held from February 4-11, 2015. The second annual series of events demonstrated ongoing implementation of the plan's action items as well as those action items on the horizon. It also provided an opportunity to hear from planning experts from across the country as they shared their expertise to help move one or more action items along.
Events were sponsored by various community stakeholders who have a vested interest in one or more action items.
If you missed PlanLafayette Week, click the links below to watch the videos!
PlanLafayette Week 2014
Plan Lafayette Week was a successful celebration of the release of the core Comprehensive Plan document at Community Forum Series 4. There were fourteen events the week of February 5 to the 12, 2014. The week started with a Council Declaration on Tuesday, February 5 and was kicked off by Mayor-President, Joey Durel, at his State of the Parish address on Wednesday, February 6. The rest of the week was full of privately sponsored events that highlight the 4 Big Ideas of the Comprehensive Plan. Also, there were public meetings for three small areas that will demonstrate best practices in development. Last but not least, was a celebration of the Comprehensive Plan, at the Science Museum on Saturday ArtWalk that had more than 900 people walk through the exhibit. 
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