Jefferson County is updating its Comprehensive Plan to create a plan for the 21st Century that supports rural lifestyles, welcomes residents of all ages and incomes, embraces diversity, values quality services and facilities, and balances growth and economic development with respect for the natural world. The Plan Update is also designed to meet periodic update requirements consistent with the Growth Management Act.
The Comprehensive Plan Update will include amended plan goals and policies that will guide development, capital investments, and other decisions.
To view the proposed changes to the Comprehensive Plan click HERE.
To view the staff report for the proposed Comp Plan click HERE.
The County is proposing focused changes to its Unified Development Code now, but other codes would be developed over time.
To view the proposed changes to the Unified Development Code click HERE.
To view the staff report for the proposed UDC click HERE.
Share Your Comments
Written public comments on the proposed updated Plan and Unified Development Code will be accepted any time up through the close of the public hearing by emailing the Planning Commission HERE or mailing comments to the Jefferson County DCD, 621 Sheridan Street, Port Townsend, WA 98368.
Planning Commission Updated Comprehensive Plan Vision Statement
Between February 2017 and February 2018, the Planning Commission worked on an updated Vision Statement for the Comprehensive Plan update. To view the Planning Commission's approved final Vision Statement for the draft updated Comp Plan click HERE.