In 2014, the City of Sterling Heights adopted its 2030 Visioning plan in an effort to plan for a prosperous future. The plan now serves as a guide to City staff in all short and long-range planning initiatives.
Vision Statement: A vibrant, inclusive community for residents and businesses that is safe, active, progressive and distinctive. Sterling Heights - a bold vision for an exceptional quality of life.
Safe, well maintained and desirable neighborhoods enhanced by great schools
Plentiful leisure and recreation opportunities featuring fully utilized parks
Abundant pathways for biking and walking
Focal points that are both public and private to serve as destinations for residents and visitors
Well maintained and aesthetically pleasing roads and green spaces
Successful, vibrant and attractive commercial centers with unique offerings
Destination for high-tech and emerging industries and entrepreneurs