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Adopted December 2012
(updated Nov. 2013 and June 2014)

Adopted by the King County Council December 3, 2012 by Ordinance 17485, and updated November 4, 2013 by Ordinance 17687, the 2012 comprehensive plan is the fourth major update to the King County Comprehensive Plan.  For past comprehensive plan documents
, see the Comp Plan archive.

King County Comprehensive Plan 2012 (2013 Update)

 (All links are in PDF format. If you cannot open the materials, go here to get help)

COMPLETE Searchable Document.

Table of Contents (PDF 73KB)

Introduction (287KB)

Chapter 1 - Regional Planning (PDF 220KB) 

Map: Land Use 2012 (PDF 2.1MB)

Chapter 2 - Urban Communities (PDF 517KB) 

Map: Potential Annexation Areas 2012 (PDF 3.2MB)
Map: Urban Centers 2012 (PDF 1.6MB)

Chapter 3 - Rural Legacy and Natural Resource Lands  (PDF 642KB)

Map: Agriculture and Forest Lands 2012  (PDF 1.8MB)
Map: Mineral Resources 2012 (PDF 1.6MB)
Table: Property information for the Mineral Resources map (PDF 21KB)

Chapter 4 - Environment (PDF 713KB)

Map: Wildlife Habitat Network and Public OwnersApply CSS Clasship 2012 (PDF 4.4MB)

Chapter 5 - Shoreline Master Program (PDF 680KB)

Map: Shorelines of the State (PDF 6.3MB)
Visit the Shoreline Master Program Web site to learn more

Chapter 6 - Parks, Open Space and Cultural Resources (PDF 698KB)  

Map: King County's Open Space System 2012 (PDF 3.5MB)

Chapter 7 - Transportation  (PDF 420KB) 

Chapter 8 - Services, Facilities and Utilities (PDF 556KB) 

Chapter 9 - Economic Development (PDF 388KB) 

Chapter 10 - Community Plans (PDF 340KB)

Chapter 11 - Implementation ( PDF 144KB)

Glossary (PDF 313KB) 

Land Use and Area Zoning Map Amendments 

(PDF 2.5MB)

Technical Appendices

Other Attachments

2012 Comprehensive Plan Update SEPA documents

2012 Draft Documents

For more information please contact:
Ivan Miller, AICP

Comprehensive Planning Manager

Performance, Strategy and Budget

Ivan Miller, AICP
Comprehensive Planning Manager
Performance, Strategy and Budget