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The Planning and Development Advisory Council (PDAC) through the Office of Planning and Development (OPD) is requesting community feedback and suggestions to support next steps in the creation of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands’ Comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan (CSDP).

You can view the CSDP and support plans here. Please send your feedback to planning@opd.gov.mp for inclusion in the next CSDP update.

“Safe, Smart Growth” (SSG) is a set of development strategies that aim to ensure the growth of communities and infrastructure that are resilient to natural disasters with thriving economies and healthy environments. OPD is working with the Planning and Development Advisory Council to integrate these principles into comprehensive sustainable development planning.

You can read SSG Guidance HERE

OPD worked with the Department of Commerce and appointed commissioners to update the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) to highlight priority recovery needs after Super Typhoon Yutu.

READ THE 2019 CEDS UPDATE HERE

OPD Highlights SSG at World IUCN Conference

September 9, 2021

OPD sends a big MAHALO to Pacific RISA for the opportunity to highlight how the Comprehensive Sustainable Development Plan (CSDP) is supporting Smart, Safe Growth (SSG) including climate-smart adaptation and mitigation planning efforts in the CNMI! Smart, Safe Growth is a set of principles that are guiding sustainable development planning and project implementation to support improved outcomes for people, prosperity, and our planet. You can view the presentation here.

Request for Proposals – Department of Public Works Planning, Road Conditions, and Flood Hazard Mapping Project

September 8, 2021

The Department of Public Works (DPW) are...

The Department of Public Works (DPW) are soliciting proposals to collect and develop geospatial information including attributes for road flooding and other hazards and identifying address coordinates for the islands of Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

Request for Proposals – Marpi Backup Power Feasibility Assessment

August 26, 2021

The Office of Planning and Development (OPD)...

The Office of Planning and Development (OPD) in partnership with the Department of Public Works (DPW) is soliciting proposals for the development of a backup power feasibility assessment and cost benefit analysis for the Marpi Landfill on Saipan in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI).

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CNMI Comprehensive Strategic Development Planning Process

The Office of Planning and Development is working to support an inclusive planning dialog at the island and village level throughout the CNMI. Learn more about the planning process

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