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File #: 2015-0104    Version:
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 3/9/2015 In control: Transportation, Economy and Environment Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/11/2015
Enactment date: Enactment #: 14351
Title: A MOTION relating to comprehensive planning, specifying the scope of work for the proposed amendment to the King County Comprehensive Plan in 2016 in accordance with K.C.C. 20.18.060.
Sponsors: Rod Dembowski
Indexes: Comprehensive Plan
Code sections: 20.18.060 -
Attachments: 1. 14351.pdf, 2. 2015-0104 legislative review form.pdf, 3. A. 2016 King County Comprehensive Plan Update Topical Areas dated May 11, 2015, 4. B. 2016 King County Comprehensive Plan Update Public Outreach Plan and SEPA Analysis dated May 5, 2015, 5. A. 2016 King County Comprehensive Plan Update Topical Areas dated May 5, 2015, 6. A. 2016 King County Comprehensive Plan Update Topical Areas, 7. B. 2016 King County Comprehensive Plan Update Public Outreach Plan and SEPA Analysis, 8. 2015-0104 transmittal letter.doc, 9. 2015-0104_SR_Scoping_Motion_033115.docx, 10. 2015-0104_ATT3_Issues_Summary_033115.docx, 11. 2015-0104_ATT4_Planning_Hierarchy_033115.docx, 12. 2015-0104_ATT5_Docket_Summary_033115.docx, 13. 2015-0104 SR Scoping Motion 042115.docx, 14. 2015-0104 AmdS1 Attachment A Chair Striker 042115.docx, 15. 2015-0104 AmdS1 Attachment B Chair Striker 042115.docx, 16. 2015-0104 AmdS1 Chair Striker 042115.docx, 17. 2015-0104 Att5 Redline Attachment A Chair Striker 042115.docx, 18. 2015-0104 Att6 Topical Areas Chair Striker Matrix 042115.docx, 19. 2015-0104 Att7 Redline Attachment B Chair Striker 042115.docx, 20. 2015-0104 Att4 Redline Chair Striker 042115.doc, 21. 2015-0104 SR Scoping Motion 042915.docx, 22. 2015-0104 Att1 AmdS2 042915.pdf, 23. 2015-0104 Att4 Redline Chair Striker 042915.doc, 24. 2015-0104 Att5 Redline Attachment A Chair Striker 042915.docx, 25. 2015-0104 Att6 Topical Areas Chair Striker Matrix 042915.docx, 26. 2015-0104 Att7 Redline Attachment B Chair Striker 042915.docx, 27. 2015-0104 Att8 Planning Hierarchy 042915.docx, 28. 2015-0104 Att9 Docket Summary 042915.docx, 29. Area Zoning and Land Use Proposals 04-29-15.pdf, 30. Area Zoning and Land Use Proposals 04-29-15.pptx, 31. 2015-0104_SR_ScopingMotion_05-05-15.docx, 32. 2015-0104_ATT1_AmdS3_ChairStriker_05-05-15.docx, 33. 2015-0104_ATT1_AmdS3_AttA_ChairStriker_05-05-15.docx, 34. 2015-0104_ATT1_AmdS3_AttB_ChairStriker_05-05-15.docx, 35. 2015-0104_ATT4_Topical_Areas_Chair_Striker_Matrix_05-05-15.docx, 36. 2015-0104_ATT5_Redline_Chair_Striker_05-05-15.doc, 37. 2015-0104_ATT6_Redline_AttAtoChairStriker_05-05-15.docx, 38. 2015-0104_ATT7_Redline_AttBtoChair_Striker_05-05-15.docx, 39. 2015-0104_ATT8_LaurenSmith-Extension-Memo.pdf, 40. 2015-0104_ATT9_DocketSummary_05-05-15.docx, 41. 2015-0104_ATT10_AreaZoningandLandUseProposalsPPT_05-05-15.pptx, 42. 2015-0104_ATT11_Amdt1_WaterResources_5-5-15.docx, 43. 2015-0104_RevisedSR_ScopingMotion_05-05-15.docx, 44. 2015-0104_ Amdt2_KL_2_ Snoqualmie_Interchange(5-5-15).docx, 45. 2015-0104_ Amdt2A_ LP_3_Snoqualmie_ Interchange( 5-5-15).docx, 46. 2015-0104_ Amdt2.1_LP_4_Duthie_Hill(5-5-15).docx, 47. 5-5-15 TrEE Public Comments.pdf, 48. TrEE Speaker List (5-5-15).pdf, 49. 14351 Amendment Package 5-11-15.pdf
Staff: Jensen, Christine
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A MOTION relating to comprehensive planning, specifying the scope of work for the proposed amendment to the King County Comprehensive Plan in 2016 in accordance with K.C.C. 20.18.060.
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WHEREAS, King County enacted the 1994 King County Comprehensive Plan to meet the requirements of the Washington State Growth Management Act ("GMA"), and
WHEREAS, in RCW 36.70A.130, the GMA requires cities and counties to update their comprehensive plans once every eight years. The GMA authorizes, but does not require, cities and counties to amend their comprehensive plans annually. For King County, the next required GMA deadlines are in 2015 and 2023, and
WHEREAS, King County Comprehensive Plan policies and K.C.C. chapter 20.18 establish a process for amending the plan and a program for public participation. King County authorizes limited Comprehensive Plan changes annually and a more comprehensive review every four years, and
WHEREAS, in 2012, King County updated its Comprehensive Plan via Ordinance 17485 and thereby satisfied the GMA requirement to update its Comprehensive Plan by 2015, and
WHEREAS, 2016 marks the fifth four-year review of the Comprehensive Plan. Under the county's policies and regulations, the 2016 review consitutes a four-year amendment, and
WHEREAS, under GMA requirements, the county's 2016 review is subject to the rules applicable to an annual amendment. The GMA does not require the county to complete another comprehensive update until 2023. Under the county's current policies and code, the county will complete this update in 2020, and
WHEREAS, K.C.C. 20.18.060 states that the executive must transmit a motion specifying the scope of work proposed for a four-year amendment to the Comprehensive Plan and the council has until April 30 to approve the motion either as transmitted or amended. In the absence of council approval, the executive shall proceed to implement the work program as proposed, and
WHEREAS, as in 2012, the cou...

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