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​Affordable Housing Affordable Housing Progress Report, 2010

Agriculture

Agricultural Lands Study: Designations of Agriculture Lands in Chelan, King, Lewis, and Yakima Counties, 2004

Annexation

Annexation Study: Annexations Under the GMA: Barriers & Potential Solutions

Annexation

Annexation Study: Annexations Under the GMA: Barriers & Potential Solutions (Appendices A-J)

Annual Report

Annual Report - GMS Two-Year Progress Report FY 2003-2004

Annual Report

Annual Report - GMS Two-Year Progress Report, 2008

Annual Report

Annual Report - Growth Management Services FY 2001

Annual Report

Annual Report - Growth Management Services FY 2002

Annual Report

Annual Report - Growth Management Services FY 2005

Best Available Science

Best Available Science: Citations of Recommended Sources of Best Available Science

Bicycling, Walking

Planning for Bicycling and Walking

​Biodiversity

​Biodiversity Conservation Toolbox for Planners
Biodiversity Conservation Toolbox for Planners Information Page
Biodiversity Conservation Toolbox for Planners Form

Buildable Lands

Buildable Lands Program Guidelines

Buildable Lands

Buildable Lands Program: Evaluation Report - A Summary of Findings

Capital Facilities

Growth Management Act & Capital Facilities

Capital Facilities Template

Growth Management Act & Capital Facilities Template

Citizen Participation

Shaping Washington's Growth Management Future: Citizen participation and Community Visioning Guidebook, 2008

Clearing, Grading

Clearing and Grading Technical Guidance in Western Washington

​Concurrency Options for Making Concurrency More Multimodal

Critical Areas

Critical Areas Assistance Handbook: Protecting Critical Areas Within the Framework of the Washington Growth Management Act, 2003. 

​Critical Areas Small Communities Critical Areas Ordinance Implementation Guidebook

Economic Development

Economic Development through Growth Management: Making the Vision Real, 1993

Evergreen Communities Act

Evergreen Communities Act Report, RCW 35.105, 2009

GMA

Growth Management Services Fact Sheet

GMA, Achieving Goals

How Growth Management Helps Communities Achieve Their Goals, Reports from Local and State Leaders, 2006

GMA, Effectiveness Study

Growth Management Act Effectiveness, Legislative Study-  2008: Main Report

GMA, Effectiveness Study

Growth Management Act Effectiveness, Legislative Study 2008: Main Report-Appendices

GMA, Planning

GMA 101: Planning Under the Growth Management Act

GMA, RCWs and Related Laws

Growth Management Act and Related Laws- RCW Update 2013

GMA, Success Stories

Growth Management:  It’s Beginning to Take Shape, 1997, reprinted in 2001

GMA, Update

 

Growth Management 15-Year - An Overview, Brochure

Creating Livable Communities, Managing Washington's Growth for 15 years, An Overview, Brochure, June 2006

Growth Management 15-Year Report

Creating Livable Communities, Managing Washington's Growth for 15 Years, Report, June 2006

Growth Management Act

Growth Management Act Brochure

Historic Preservation

Historic Preservation:  A Tool for Managing Growth, 2005

Housing

Accessory Dwelling Unit Ordinance Study and Recommendations, 1994

Housing

NSP and GMA Housing Planning Guidebook: Beyond NSP Lessons for Future Housing Plans, March 2014

Housing

Housing Your Community:  A Housing Element Guide, 1993

Impact Fees

Paying for Growth's Impacts:  A Guide to Impact Fees, 1992

​Land Use

2005 UW Study on Land Use and Local Government Finance

Land Use Study Commission

Land Use Study Commission Final Report

Medical Marijuana

Licensing & Zoning Regulations, Medical Marijuana Dispensaries & Collective Gardens

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana and Decriminalization

Medical Marijuana

Medical Marijuana Model Ordinance

Model Codes

Model Code Provisions:  Urban Streets and Subdivisions, 1998

Moratoria, Medical Marijuana

Moratoria Handbook for Municipalities

Natural Hazard Reduction

Optional Comprehensive Plan Element for Natural Hazard Reduction, 1999

Parks, Recreation, and Open Space

Planning for Parks, Recreation, and Open Space in Your Community, 2005

Periodic Update Process

Periodic Update Process: Keeping your Comprehensive Plan & Development Regulations Current, September 2012

Periodic Update Process, Checklists

Periodic Update Process: Keeping your Comprehensive Plan & Development Regulations Current - Appendix D - Checklists

Periodic Update Process,

Map by County

Schedules 2015-2018

Growth Management Act Update Schedule

County Color Map  2015-2018

Permits

Local Government Project Permitting Study, January 2005

Planner's Update Newsletter

Planner's Update Newsletter, website link

​Population Projections ​OFM 2012 Projections:  County Growth Management Population Projections by Age and Sex 2010 - 2040

Property Rights

Taking Guidance Final, December 2003: Advisory Memorandum: Avoiding Unconstitutional Takings of Private Property, Attorney General Report

Regulatory Reform Task Force

Regulatory Reform Task Force Final Report

Rural, Guidebook

Keeping the Rural Vision:  Protecting Rural Character & Planning for Rural Development, 1999

SEPA/GMA

SEPA and the Promise of the GMA:  Reducing the Costs of Development, 2003

​SEPA/GMA SEPA/GMA Case Studies, 2010
​SEPA/GMA ​SEPA/GMA Case Studies - Apppendix, 2010

Shoreline Management

Shoreline Master Program Guidelines (WAC 173-26), 2011

Short Course, Local Planning

Short Course in Local Planning Guidebook, 2009

​Spokane County Collaborative Studies ​A Series of Studies on Spokane County

Success Stories

Achieving Growth Management Goals:  Local Success Stories, 2000

Transportation

Growth Management Act and Transportation Guidebook, September 2012

Urban

Measures for Providing Attractive, Compact Urban Areas, 2003

Urban Densities

Urban Densities – Central Puget Sound Edition, September 2004

Urban Growth Areas

Urban Growth Areas Guidebook, September 2012

Urban Growth Areas

Issues in Designating Urban Growth Areas:  Part II: Art & Science in Designating Urban Growth Areas:  Suggestions for Criteria and Densities, 1992

Urban Growth Areas

Issues in Designating Urban Growth Areas:  Part I:  Providing Adequate Urban Land Supply, 1992

 

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