Multi-Jurisdictional Comp Plan for Washington County: 2035


Comprehensive Plan Chapters

Comprehensive Plan Summary (9.55 MB)

Comprehensive Plan Amendment 1 (2013-1) - 12/10/2013 (40 MB)

Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 2 (2013-2) - 12/10/2013 (27 MB)

Comprehensive Plan Amendment No. 3 (2014-1) - 04/15/2014 (17 MB)

"A Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan for Washington County: 2035" has been adopted and the published version of the plan is now available.

On April 15, 2008, the Washington County Board of Supervisors adopted the Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan for Washington County: 2035. Washington County's Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan provides long-range goals and objectives for Washington County officials and citizens to effectively address future development and natural resource protection in the County through the year 2035. The Plan outlines policies and programs for each of the nine elements as they pertain to County authority and provides suggestions for local governments. The Comprehensive Plan is a living document that will be amended on a regular basis.

The Planning Division of the Washington County Planning and Parks Department held an open house on March 13, 2008 attended by seventy participants. It was a chance for the public to learn about the final draft of the Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan for Washington County: 2035. A presentation was given by Deb Sielski and Nancy Anderson summarizing the plan and a question and answer session followed. There was a public hearing held by the Planning, Conservation and Parks Committee(PCPC) on March 31, 2008. The hearing was a chance for members of the public to express their thoughts and concerns regarding the County's Comprehensive Plan. Seventy-nine people attended the public hearing. The PCPC met on April 2,2008 to consider staff recommendations based on the testimony given at the public hearing. By a vote of 4 to 3, the PCPC recommended the Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan for Washington County: 2035 to the County Board of Supervisors for adoption by ordinance. On April 15, 2008, the County Board of Supervisors passed Resolution 86 approving the Multi-Jurisdictional Comprehensive Plan for Washington County: 2035 by a vote of 19 to 10. Ordinance 37, adopting the Comprehensive Plan was passed by a vote of
28 to 1.


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