Washington State Department of Commerce Comprehensive Planning: the Context and Basics. City of Tacoma Short Course February 20, 2013 Edward G. McGuire E. G. McGuire & Associates LLC [email protected] - (253) 732-9637. Physical Geography of Washington State.
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1970’s and 1980’s
Pre -1990 conditions
Piecemeal. . .yields:
Loss of open space, critical areas and resource lands
ALL PLANS AND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS MUST BE GUIDED BY THE FOLLOWING GOALS
[Each Goal is backed by a GMA requirement]:
GMA Goals (continued)
* = inextricably linked
Capital Facilities Element
Inventory of existing modes
Needs assessment – LOS standards
Multi-year financing plan to fund needed facilities
Reassess land use element if funding falls short
Assumptions on land use and traffic – Demand management
An opportunity to improve plans and regulations:
Urban Growth Areas
Public Participation and Notice – elected officials decide (but, record reviewed closely), allow written comments if oral testimony is short, watch timing and content of notices.