Downtown Camden Master Plan Public Meetings To Be Held

By: Follow South Jersey Staff

Camden City Hall. Photo credit: Camden County.

CAMDEN, N.J. — Camden City, Camden County, and the Rowan University/Rutgers-Camden Board of Governors will host two public meetings, one virtual and one in-person, for the development of the Downtown Camden Master Plan on Thursday, March 16.

The development of a master plan for downtown Camden will serve as a guide for growth and development consistent with the vision and goals for the community.

“The purpose of this meeting is to gauge feedback from community members on the draft of our vision statement as well as project goals and objectives,” Commissioner Director Louis Cappelli, Jr. in a press release from the county. “The wellbeing of our residents is our number one priority so working together during these meetings is crucial in making progress here in Camden City.”

The master plan will also include a vision for downtown Camden for the next 10 years, continue the momentum of recent downtown growth and development as well as develop a vision, goals, and objectives that guide decision making and promote continued economic investments.

More information on the plan is available at

Attendees have the option to attend in-person or virtually. Both sessions will be held on Thursday, March 16.

The virtual meeting is from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. The link to register is available here: Webinar Registration – Zoom. The in-person session will be held at Camden County College Camden City Campus Conference Center at 200 N Broadway from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Written comments will be accepted via comment cards at the open house, on the project website and sent by email to through April 2. If you have questions regarding the project, please email

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