Community Plan Updates

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Pierce County recently updated community plans for the Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland, and South Hill communities. Each update included a review of individual community issues and identified issues that are common to all four areas. These plans were updated simultaneously because they make up the majority of the County’s central urban growth area. The major roads through the areas are connected, as are many of the issues facing these communities such as: rapid growth, traffic, jobs, and housing.


Pierce County Council adopted Ordinance No. 2021-49 to resolve challenges to the Centers and Corridors legislation, amending Ordinance No. 2020-98s2, Ordinance No. 2020-102s, and Ordinance No. 2020-103s, pursuant to a settlement agreement in the Growth Management Hearings Board Central Puget Sound Region Case No. 21-3-0001. 

The interactive map has been updated to reflect all changes. 

All changes are effective October 1, 2021. This page will be updated with informational materials about the final adopted changes.

The following resource document has been created to help you navigate the adopted changes.


Subsequent Ordinance adopting further changes (settlement agreement): Ordinance No. 2021-49

Original Ordinances adopting updates (Initial Submittal files contains all source documents)

Pierce County Council adopted a set of emergency ordinances on February 23, 2021 that moves the effective date of the proposed updates to the Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland and South Hill Community Plans to October 1, 2021.

Learn more about potential changes on our interactive maps

(Adopted by Council 10/29/2020, Effective 10/1/2021).

Other Resources 

(adopted changes may differ from the information in past resources, updated informational materials coming soon)

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