2024 Comprehensive Plan Update

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Announcements

Take our survey (scheduled to be open June 21 - July 19 deadline extended to July 31, 2021). The county is seeking input to learn about the best ways to communicate with you and your community, and about your interests. You may complete the survey online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SnoCo2024survey1, or contact us via email or phone (425-262-2059) to have a print version mailed to you.


Title VI / ADA

 

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 Communications Survey 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.org로 "2024 Update Communications Survey Korean Translation Request" 이라는 제목의 이메일을 보내 주시기 바랍니다. 또는 425-388-6660 번으로 전화하면 Snohomish County Title VI 코디네이터와 상담을 할 수 있습니다.

Background

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 June 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.


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2024 Snohomish County Comp Plan Update emblem banners

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 June 30, 2024. The 2024 Update will plan for the next 20 years of population and employment growth through the year 2044.

Project Overview and Schedule

The purpose of the 2024 Update is to comply with the requirements of the GMA in RCW 36.70A.130 for Snohomish County to:

  • Plan for the next 20 years of population and employment growth
  • Review and revise the comprehensive plan and development regulations to ensure they comply with the requirements of the GMA.

The final deadline for adoption of any updates pertaining to this project is June 30, 2024.  

Project Components

Project Documents

Project Fact Sheet

2024 Update Communication Plan Executive Summary

2024 Update Communication Plan


Public Meetings and Notices

Take the 2024 Update Communications Preferences Survey (open June 18 - July 18) 



*Please note this website is under construction. Please check back soon for updates.

How can I get involved?

Snohomish County wants to hear from you! The population and employment landscapes are changing as more people choose to live, work, and play in Snohomish County. Your voice will help shape the County’s future and help us understand important topics of today.  


There are several ways to be involved in the 2024 Update.

  • Take our survey (June 18 - July 18 deadline extended to July 31)! The county in seeking input to learn about the best ways to communicate with you and your community, and about your interests.
  • Sign up on the email list to receive updates including our newsletter, information about outreach events, surveys, and other public participation opportunities.
  • Send us an email at 2024Update@snoco.org to let us know what you think. What do you want to see in your neighborhood?