The Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan is a decision-making tool for officials and citizens in guiding future growth and development in Jefferson County on a 20-year planning horizon. It provides the community vision, goals and policy basis for the regulatory requirements of the Jefferson County Code, including Title 18 the Unified Development Code, as well as capital facilities improvements, and other County endeavors.

Participate in our Periodic Update of 2018

As required by the state Growth Management Act (RCW 36.70A), the County is beginning a Periodic Update to the Comprehensive Plan and its implementing regulations. The current deadline is now 2018 after state Legislature twice revised the statutory timeline for all jurisdictions due to budget constraints. Jefferson County's deadline was first extended to 2014, then to 2016, and again to 2018.
You can participate by:
  • Attending Planning Commission meetings, typically held the 1st Wednesday of each month at the Tri-Area Community Center in Chimacum.
  • Becoming active in our publicSpeak Up Jefferson County forum, Speak Up JeffCo! which was specifically designed for your comments and feedback.
  • Submitting a survey conveying the issues that affect you/your area.
  • Emailing comments

Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan


Adopted Sub-Area Plan