Seattle’s 2004 Comprehensive Plan
The Comprehensive (Comp) Plan, Toward a Sustainable Seattle, is a 20-year policy plan designed to articulate a vision of how Seattle will grow in ways that sustain its citizens’ values. The City first adopted the Comp Plan in 1994 in response to the state Growth Management Act of 1990.
The Comp Plan makes basic policy choices and provides a flexible framework for adapting to real conditions over time. It is a collection of the goals and policies the City will use to guide future decisions about how much growth Seattle should take and where it should be located. The Comp Plan also describes in a general way how the City will address the effects of growth on transportation and other City facilities… read more