Long-Range Planning Projects
The Long-Range Planning group works on projects and plans that may take several years to fully implement, sometimes as many as 20 or 25 years. Long-range projects are often initiated by the City Council and include check-ins with the Council and Planning Commission as well as discussions with the public.
To learn more about a project, please visit the project's web page. If you have questions about the timeline or next steps, please contact the project manager (listed on each project page).
Comprehensive Plan Amendments and Review
The Planning & Community Development Department is responsible for maintaining Shoreline's Comprehensive Plan, a 20-year plan that articulates the community's vision and is a reflection of community values. A Comprehensive Plan amendment or review is a mechanism by which the City may modify the text or map of the Comprehensive Plan in accordance with the provisions of the Growth Management Act, in order to respond to changing circumstances or needs of the City, and to review the Comprehensive Plan on a regular basis.
Development Code Amendments
Planning & Development Services is responsible for maintaining Shoreline's Development Code, a principal document for implementing the goals and policies of the City of Shoreline Comprehensive Plan. An amendment to the Development Code is a mechanism by which the City may bring its land use and development regulations into conformity with the Comprehensive Plan or respond to changing conditions or needs of the City.