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 26, 2018
The Board of County Commissioners continues their deliberations over proposed amendments to the Planning Commission Recommended Draft Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Code (UDC) update.
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 may also include recommended revisions to the UDC.
Scheduled Meetings for Continuation of Board Comp Plan Deliberations
Tuesday, July 10, 1:00-4:30 p.m. Location: Board Chambers, Courthouse Building.
Capital Facilities Element + UDC, if time is available
Staff status update to Board re: work remaining and future scheduling
Wednesday, July 11, 1:00-4:30 p.m. Location: First Floor Conference Room, Courthouse Building.
Date to be used, if needed, or a cancellation announcement will be posted
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.
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.