Seattle 2035 Comprehensive Plan, Seattle, Washington

Jurisdiction Name: Seattle
State/Province: WA
Country: United States
Type of Government: Municipality
Population: 608,660
Population Range: 250,000 to 999,999
Policy Links: Web
Policy type: plan
Year: 2016
GFC Topic: community food connections, community food production, community food security
Keywords: climate change, comprehensive plan, culture, development, distribution, economy, education, employment, environment, equitable, health, infrastructure, land use, local, plan update, transportation
Adopting Government Department(s):

Seattle City Council

Lead Implementing Entity(s): n/a
Support Entity(s):


Funding Amount: Unknown
Funding Sources: Seattle City Council
Policy Outcome(s):

The City of Seattle first adopted this Comprehensive Plan in 2016 but has made amendments in subsequent years. The 2019 adopted version of the plan outlines policies and strategies for both the entire city and neighborhoods. Goals of the Comprehensive Plan include: maintaining a vibrant city with livable urban neighborhoods and concentrations of development where residents have access to employment, transportation, and other needs-meeting services; accommodating city expected growth while maintaining/enhancing community identity; maintaining the city’s cultural identity and heritage while promoting economic opportunities, environmental benefits and benefits of preservation; create an interconnected city where people have reliable, easy-to-use, and affordable travel options that contribute to a safer city; provide fair and equal housing for all people in Seattle that is affordable, healthy, safe and environmentally sustainable; provide capital facilities that contribute to a high degree of personal and public health and safety, are equitably distributed based on Seattle’s Race and Justice principles while meeting different needs across individuals and communities, and support a resilient natural environment while building community; foster healthy forest and water habitats and ensure that the environmental benefits and minimized burdens are equitably distributed. All goals and objectives of the plan are driven by “Seattle’s Core Values:” race and social equity, environmental stewardship, community, and economic opportunity and security.

Additional Resources and Information: Link 1