Growth Management Services
We assist communities in planning their future.
Helpful Information on Growth Management Topics
GMA Periodic Update Information: Guidebook, Update Schedule Map, Sample Update Work Program, Example Resolutions and Ordinances, Checklists for Counties and Cities, Critical Areas Checklist, Good Examples
Map - Counties Mandated to Plan, Opting to Plan, and Planning Only Critical Areas & Resource Lands
Map - GMA Update Schedule
Planner's Update Newsletter: Tips and updates on current land use issues
Association of Washington Cities: GMA Comp Plan Conversation Starters - These videos and discussion questions can help you update your GMA comprehensive plan and development regulations.
Municipal Research and Services Center Planning Tools
Washington State GMA population projections by counties