2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendments

2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendments
The Pierce County Comprehensive Plan guides the County’s overall strategy for growth and development over the next 20 years. It sets the goals and policies for items such as land use, economic development, housing, transportation, and the environment. Every two years, the County accepts applications for amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. Approved amendments can result in changes to land use and zoning designations and regulations.

Information on Process
The application period for the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendments closed on July 31, 2020. The applications received will be forwarded for consideration for initiation by the County Council prior to September 30, 2020. Please refer to the Guidelines document for additional information about the amendments, timelines and process.


Submit Docket Request

A total of $3,000.00 fee for each initiated Comprehensive Plan amendment is required:
  • A non-refundable submittal fee of $500.00 is required at time of application submission.
  • If the County Council approves to initiate the proposed amendment, the remaining $2,500.00 fee shall be required within ten (10) working days after the initiation by the Pierce County Council.
If an applicant fails to pay the required fee, staff will be unable to proceed with the review of an application(s), and this will result in the expiration and cancellation of an application(s).
We welcome applicants to contact us ahead of time to review your application forms and answer any questions prior to submittal.

Jessica M. Nappi, AICP
Senior Planner
(253) 798-2389