I Am NEWaygo

City Master Plan Update

For latest draft of 2019 Master Plan click here.

In 2018, the City along with citizens and community stake holders will be working to update the City's Master Plan and Zoning Ordinance. We welcome your input and need your ideas to solve challenges and improve the community. Links to current documents can be found on this page.

Last fall, we held visioning sessions and a workshop related to walkability. This spring and summer we are focusing on housing, neighborhoods, and redevelopment.

A Public Visioning Session on Housing and Neighborhoods was held on April 17 at The Stream (1 State Rd, Newaygo – 2nd Floor). Participants heard about the master plan update process, the latest in housing trends, and gave input on the future of Newaygo’s neighborhoods. Additional meetings were held in 2018 to further gather citizen input.

We need your help to shape a vision for the future of Newaygo.

If you have ideas and wish to submit online, follow this link: Contact Us

Attend meetings to stay informed and voice your ideas.

  • City Council: 2nd Monday of every month
  • Planning Commission: 2nd Tuesday of every month.
  • Or Click here to see other meetings and events: Calendar of events

To view existing documents please see links below:

Master Plan 2010

Zoning Ordinance

Zoning Map


In October 2017, walkability expert Jeff Speck evaluated the City of Newaygo on how to make the community safer and more attractive for pedestrians while addressing traffic circulation and parking challenges.

Click Jeff Speck Walkability Assessment link below for a report of his findings.

See also the book by Jeff Speck "Walkable City" that formed the basis for proposed improvements.

City Council has supported the walkability concepts. See link to resolution below.

Conceptual drawings to aid walkability and increase parking for M37, Quarterline, Justice, and Wood streets have been created. See links below. Please note that these concepts continue to evolve as input is received from MDOT, City/County officials, and citizens.

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City of Newaygo

28 State Road
Newaygo, Michigan 49337
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