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Archive: 2016 Public Review Draft

Archive: 2016 Public Review Draft

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COMPLETE PLAN (30 MB PDF) File formatted to print double sided
INDIVIDUAL CHAPTERS Files optimized for online viewing, rather than double-sided printing

Front Matter - Cover, Transmittal Letter, Table of Contents

Chapter I - Regional Planning

Chapter II - Urban Communities

Chapter III - Rural Area and Natural Resource Lands

Chapter IV - Housing and Human Services

Chapter V - Environment

Chapter VI - Shoreline Master Program
Visit the Shoreline Master Program Web site to learn more

Chapter VII - Parks, Open Space and Cultural Resources

Chapter VIII - Transportation

Chapter IX - Services, Facilities and Utilities

Chapter X - Economic Development

Chapter XI - Community Service Area Planning

Chapter XII - Implementation


Attachment: Area Zoning Studies
Draft Skyway - West Hill Action Plan

Attachment: Code Changes

  Technical Appendix A: Capital Facilities

Technical Appendix C: Transportation Reports
C1 - Tranportation Needs Report & Arterial Classification Changes
C2 - Regional Trails Needs Report

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Below is a summary of the process and timeline for public review of the draft King County Comprehensive Plan update:

  • November 6: Release Public Review Draft
  • November - December:  Community Meetings and Outreach (see below)
  • December 1:  Transmit 2016 Docket Report to County Council
  • January 6: Public Comment Period closes
  • January - February: Refine Plan
  • March 1: Transmit Executive Recommended 2016 Comprehensive Plan to King County Council
  • March: King County Council review begins, adopted adoption anticipated in late 2016

Community Meetings

  • Vashon/Maury Island, November 9  
  • Four Creeks/Maple Valley/SE King County, November 17  
  • King County West Hill/North Highline/West King County, November 19  
  • Snoqualmie Valley/Bear Creek-Sammamish, December 2
  • Vashon/Maury Island, December 14  


Ivan Miller, AICP

Comprehensive Planning Manager
Performance, Strategy and Budget

Karen Wolf, AICP
Senior Policy Analyst
Performance, Strategy and Budget