Long Range Planning


2019 Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulations Work Program

The City of Dayton is performing a Periodic review and update of its Comprehensive Planand development regulations by June 30, 2019.  The State Growth Management Act (GMA) mandates the update to ensure the plan and regulations factor in changed conditions and are current with State law.  Dayton last completed a comprehensive update in 2007-2008.  Development regulations to implement the 2008 Comprehensive Plan were adopted in 2013.

Since the adptions of the 2008 & 20013, the City has completed two “annual” updates for years 2014 and 2015.  Both Comprehensive Plan (CP) and development regulation (DR) were adopted.  1n 2017, the City plans to amend the Historic Element of the CP and DR’s associated with historic preservation through the annul process.  Additionally, the City has adopted the Shorelines Master Program adding the Shorelines Master Program (SMP) to the CP and DR’s to the City’s municipal code as the Shorelines Management Code (SMC).  


Water System Plan 2015 - Final Approval 2016

The 2015 Water System Plan (WSP) for the City of Dayton, covers all aspects of the City’s water system.  The plan includes projected water demands for the next 20 years (2014-2034) and identifies capital improvement projects that are needed over the next 20 years.  The area covered under this plan is the City’s existing, retail, future, and water rights place of use water service areas.

Please see Water System Plans to view the documents and notices pertaning to to the WSP.