2024 Comprehensive Plan Update

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The Phase IV comment period on the Urban Core Subarea Element, Housing Element, and Urban Tree Canopy Policies will be open from March 1st through March 31st, 2023.

The Phase V comment period on the Climate Change Element and Capital Facilities and Utilities Element will be open from March 31st through May 1st, 2023.

Learn more about what amendments are being proposed and how to provide comment by visiting the Policy Amendment webpage. This is part of a six-phase process taking place through May of 2023 intended to provide the public with early opportunities to review and comment on draft policy amendments related to each element of the Comprehensive Plan. There you will also find the schedule for elements in future phases and forms for providing comment.

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Snohomish County is planning for a resilient, vibrant, and inclusive future. One of the main ways the county can plan for this future is through periodic updates to its Comprehensive Plan.

The Comprehensive Plan (the "Plan") is a document that guides Snohomish County decisions on a wide range of topics and services over a 20-year time period. As the Plan acts as the blueprints for development in the county, it will impact neighborhoods, businesses, traffic, the environment, and you. The Plan is also meant to reflect the vision and priorities of Snohomish County communities and residents, while meeting requirements of state and federal law. Click here to view the current Plan.

Between now and December, 2024, the Plan will go through an update (the “2024 Comprehensive Plan Update,” or “2024 Update”). When adopted, the Plan will be in effect from 2024 to 2044 with minor updates.

We want to hear from you! To ask a question or provide a comment on the 2024 Update, please use the buttons above, or click here to submit a comment via online form or via email to 2024update@snoco.org.

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Why is the Plan being updated?

Washington State’s Growth Management Act (GMA) requires that cities and counties update their Comprehensive Plans on a periodic schedule. This is an opportunity to revise population and employment growth forecasts with the most up to date data, review existing policies to ensure they make sense for the communities they serve, write new policies that reflect the priorities of the communities of Snohomish County, and confirm that all federal, state, and local requirements are met.  The next update of the County’s Comprehensive Plan is due in December of 2024. The 2024 Update will plan for the next 20 years of population and employment growth through the year 2044.

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Interpreter and translation services for non-English speakers, and accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request. Please make arrangements in advance by emailing the project contact at 2024Update@snoco.org. For questions regarding Public Works’ Title VI Program, contact the Title VI Coordinator via e-mail at spw-titlevi@snoco.org, or phone 425-388-6660. Hearing/speech impaired call 711.

Para solicitar esta encuesta en español, envíe un correo electrónico con el siguiente asunto: "2024 Update - Spanish Translation Request" y enviarlo a 2024Update@snoco.org desde la cuenta de correo electrónico a la que usted desee que respondamos. Asimismo, puede ponerse en contacto con el Coordinador del título VI del Condado de Snohomish al teléfono 425-388-6660.

이 설문 조사를 한국어로 요청하시는 경우, 당사에서 회신해 주기를 바라는 이메일 주소인 2024Update@snoco.org 로 "2024 Update - Korean Translation Request" 이라는 제목의 이메일을 보내 주시기 바랍니다. 또는 425-388-6660 번으로 전화하면 Snohomish County Title VI 코디네이터와 상담을 할 수 있습니다. 

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