Regional Planning Commissions (RPCs) provide planning assistance
on regional issues, assist local interests in responding to state
and federal programs, act as a coordinating agency for programs and
activities, and provide planning and development assistance to local
Specific examples of RPC services include: comprehensive
community plans, zoning and subdivision ordinances, grant writing,
geographic information system map production, revolving loan fund
administration, economic development planning, socio-economic data
collection and dissemination, and public policy advocacy on issues
affecting a region.
Wisconsin's RPCs are designated by state and federal government
as clearinghouses for reviewing federal grant applications for
conformance with adopted regional and local plans and development
priorities. Four RPCs (Bay-Lake, East Central, Southeast and West
Central) also serve as Metropolitan Planning Organizations (MPOs).
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Last modified: October 11, 2013