Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan

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Your Voice, Your Vision, Your Future

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.

Update June 18, 2018

The Board of County Commissioners held a Public Hearing on Monday, June 4, 2018, regarding Jefferson County Planning Commission’s recommended County Comprehensive Plan and amendments to the Unified Development Code (UDC), and staff recommended revisions.

The Board began deliberations June 11, continued deliberations in a day-long special meeting on June 14, and have scheduled additional special meetings as listed below.

In their deliberations, the Board is considering goals and policies that cover each of the comprehensive planning elements, including land use, housing, and economic development; and will also include recommended revisions to the UDC.

Tuesday, June 19, 9:00 a.m. CONTINUTED DELIBERATIONS re: 2018 Comprehensive Plan Periodic Review and Unified Development Code Amendments, Jefferson County Courthouse - Commissioners’ Chambers, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, WA
Wednesday, June 20, 1:30 p.m. CONTINUTED DELIBERATIONS re: 2018 Comprehensive Plan Periodic Review and Unified Development Code Amendments, Port Townsend Fire Station, 701 Harrison Street, Port Townsend, WA
Thursday, June 21, 8:30 a.m. CONTINUTED DELIBERATIONS re: 2018 Comprehensive Plan Periodic Review and Unified Development Code Amendments, Port Townsend Fire Station, 701 Harrison Street, Port Townsend, WA

To view the staff report for the proposed Comp Plan and UDC click HERE.

To view the Planning Commission recommended Comp Plan updates click HERE.

To view the proposed Planning Commission amendments to the Unified Development Code click HERE.

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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.


 Currently Adopted 2004 Comprehensive Plan