1. Land Use: determining how much land may be proposed for residence, industry, business, agriculture, traffic and transit facilities, floodplains, and areas of special hazards.
2. Housing needs of present and future residents, including rehabilitation of declining neighborhoods, and new developments
3. Movement of people and goods, including highways and public transit, parking facilities, and pedestrian and bikeway systems
4. Community facilities and utilities such as schools, libraries, hospitals, recreational facilities, fire and police stations, water resources, sewerage, waste treatment and disposal, storm drainage, and flood management.
5. Energy conservation to reduce energy consumption and promote the use of renewable energy sources.