Our City Wants Us to Participate in Major Review of Its Comprehensive Plan
This new Review of Seattle’s Comprehensive Plan will produce a practical and visionary roadmap, expressing Seattle’s values and vision for the next 20 years. The plan will spell out specific goals and policies affecting the natural environment, land use, transportation, housing, and open space. These goals are the building blocks of all the City’s plans and programs. The Comp Plan also provides specific guidance for where to locate new housing and jobs, and makes state-required changes.
By state law, the Comprehensive Plan must be consistent with the regional growth management strategy (Vision 2040), and the King County Countywide Planning Policies. Since those documents have been recently updated, part of the Review will be to ensure that Seattle’s Plan remains consistent with them.
What does this all mean for me?