Snohomish County Comprehensive Plan Appeal
Futurewise is appealing Snohomish County planning decisions that do not adequately address landslide hazard safety, and that weaken protections for critical areas.
Clark County Comprehensive Plan Appeal
Together with the Friends of Clark County, Futurewise is appealing Clark County planning decisions that would allow residential, commercial and industrial development to be built on the best agricultural soils in the county.
Pierce County Working Farms Conservation Program
Futurewise is partnering with the Puyallup Watershed Initiative’s Agriculture Community of Interest to advise the Pierce County Council on determining policies that will best protect working farms.
Okanogan County Comprehensive Plan Appeal
Together with the Methow Valley Citizens Council, Futurewise is appealing county planning and zoning decisions that do not contain adequate provisions to protect the quality and quantity of ground water. In the Methow Valley alone, proposed regulations will allow the creation of 24,440 parcels without a potable water supply.
Protecting Pacific Coast Shorelines
Pacific and Grays Harbor Counties are updating their Shoreline Master Programs (SMPs) representing an opportunity to restore and protect our state’s Pacific coast shoreline areas.