Long Range Planning


The Long Range Planning Division oversees the amendment process for the Comprehensive Plan and zoning code (WCC Title 20) within  the requirements of Washington State's Growth Management Act (GMA) and other state laws.  We also collaborate with other local, State, and Federal agencies to guide the region toward a balanced and sustainable future.  Work areas include:
   -Transportation issues
   -Critical Areas
   -Water Resources
   -Natural Resources
The Long Range staff also supports the following Boards and Commissions:
Planning Commission
Critical Areas Citizens Advisory Committee
Critical Areas Technical Advisory Committee
Agricultural Advisory Committee
Purchase of Development Rights Advisory Committee
Forestry Advisory Committee
Surface Mining Advisory Committee
Wildlife Advisory Committee

Contact Us

  1. Mark Personius
    Assistant Director/Supervisor
    Phone: 360-778-5900
    Staff Directory