Process & Documents
The information below provides the documentation of the phased process and adoption of the 2017 Comprehensive Plan Update.
The planning staff communicated to the Board of County Commissioners, Planning Commission and Public on the Growth Management Act requirements and importance of their roles in the 2017 Comprehensive Plan Update.
The Public Participation plan was developed during this phase. The plan clearly identified the scope of the comprehensive plan update, when legislative action is expected, and how the public can participate or comment.
Comprehensive Plan Update Process Overview
Public Participation Plan
Visioning Final Report
This phase resulted in an adopted version of Comprehensive Plan Elements as identified in the Scope of Work. As each element was completed, it was reviewed by the Planning Commission and with a request for public comments throughout this timeline. As each element was drafted, each applicable development regulation was evaluated for any necessary changes to maintain internal consistency.
Horizon 2040 Plan Elements - Proposed for adoption.
- Horizon 2040 Title Page_06_21_17
- Index of Tables
- Index of Maps
- Index of Figures
- Chapter_ 2_Natural_Setting_BOCC_Adopted_Ord4-2017_6-27-17
- Chapter_5_Land Use_BOCC_Adopted_Ord4-2017_6.27.17_w_maps
- Chapter 10_Transportation_BOCC_Adopted_Ord4-2017_6.27.17_w_maps
Horizon 2040 Comp Plan Amendment - Grandview Major Rezone/Proposed for adoption.
The final phase of the project consisted of the public, state, and local officials review and comment on the overall plan. The proposed plan was sent to the Washington State Department of Commerce on June 29, 2017 for the official 60-day review period. No appeals or comments were filed and has been determined by Yakima County that Horizon 2040 is substantially compliant as required by Commerce and became effective on August 29, 2017.