prepared will be determined by the possibilities for
3-5. Goals and objectives
different logical arrangements of the physical components
a. Specific goals and objectives for future installation
of the installation. Generally. no more than three alternate
development will provide guidance for developing the
concepts will be required unless a wide variety of future
alternate concept plans and standards for the evaluation of
requirements is indicated. based upon a possible change in
alternate plans. The goals and objectives should address
mission. However. in the initial stages of concept develop-
broad functional and locational considerations for future
ment, a greater range of alternates for a particular element
physical development rather than specific facilities or
(such as the circulation system or one or more utility
sites. These goals and objectives also should be responsive to
systems) could be considered When there is no reasonable
the particular combination of natural. man-made. and
alternate for a specific element. each alternative concept
operational conditions at the individual installation.
plan should show that element in the single most appropriate
b. The rationale for selection of specific goals and
objectives is based on consideration of the installation
3-7. The Concept Plan
mission and analysis of significant off-post and on-post
conditions. Factors to be considered in identifying instal-
The Concept Plan is derived from the alternate concepts.
lation objectives should include:
The advantages and disadvantages of each concept should
- Need for increased operational capacities to carry
be evaluated against each other and against the ideal
out the installation mission.
spatial relationship diagram. The intent of this evaluation
- Resolution of functional land use difficulties.
is to determine which elements in each concept come
- Correction of circulation and utility problems.
closest to achieving that ideal. One alternate concept plan
- Treatment of environmental concerns.
may be selected as the most appropriate. However. it is
- Relationship to previous plans.
more usual to take the best elements of each alternate and
- Economic feasibility of development.
combine them to form the Concept Plan.
- Need to retain traditional or historic use areas.
a. At many installations. even after requirements to
provide for the assigned strength are satisfied. additional
3-6. Alternate concept plans
land area will be available for development. If this is the
a. The alternate concept plans will depict generalized
case, the Concept Plan should depict maximum develop-
long-range development of the installation. including the
ment potential predicated upon a functionally related
arrangement of functional land use areas, major roadways.
extension of land use areas.
and utility systems. These concepts will be logical arrange-
b. Concepts for circulation and utility service areas will
ments for physical components of the installation. They
also be incorporated as part of the Concept Plan. These
will be derived from the diagram of ideal spatial relation-
concepts will be based on supporting the ultimate land use
ships. tempered by the reality of existing facility locations
development at the installation. Figure 3-3 illustrates an
and the off-post and on-post environment. Each alternate
example of a Concept Plan An illustration of the Concept
may be based on a theme or point of emphasis to allow
Plan should be included in the Master Plan Report.
comparisons and tradeoffs later in long-range development.
b. The number of alternate concept plans to be