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Joint Plan Update

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Up for Review

As required by the 2016 GMA Comprehensive Plan update process, City Long Range Planning Division staff is working with Long Range Planning Division staff from the County's Community Planning & Economic Development Department to update the Joint Tumwater / Thurston County Plan to reflect the amendments that were made to the City’s Comprehensive Plan in 2016.

The Joint Plan is an Element of both the City and County Comprehensive Plans that covers the unincorporated parts of the City's Urban Growth Area, so any amendments to the Joint Plan will need to be reviewed by the City and County Planning Commissions and approved by the City Council and County Commissioners.

The followings meetings have been held for the Joint Plan update to date:

March 7, 2017 – City Council General Government Committee – Initial Briefing

March 14, 2017 – City Planning Commission – Briefing

March 28, 2017 – City Planning Commission – Work Session

April 19, 2017 – Joint City and County Planning Commission – Work Session

April 25, 2017 – City Planning Commission – Work Session

June 6, 2017 - City Council General Government Committee - Briefing

County staff is currently reviewing the proposed amendments proposed by City staff.  Once County staff completes their process, additional public meeting times will be posted as they are scheduled.

Read the current Tumwater / Thurston County Joint Plan

April 19, 2017 Joint Planning Commission Meeting - County Presentation

 April 19, 2017 Joint Planning Commission Meeting - City Presentation

Staff Contact

For further information on the Joint Plan Update, contact at or at (360) 754-4180.