Timeline & Phasing

Phase One | Completion goal: third quarter of 2023 

Phase One priority updates will include those that are needed to:

  • Advance economic vitality
  • Address housing affordability (including potential updates to LU-36)
  • Accommodate the growth allocated to Overlake (including an update to the Overlake Planned Action and review of the Overlake Urban Center boundary and development standards)
  • Guide transportation decisions and investments
  • Meet legal requirements (Parks update deadline, etc.)
  • Climate Vulnerability Assessment (an Environmental Sustainability Action Plan priority item that was added to the Redmond 2050 scope)

Phase One will include the City's growth allocations and population projections that will be the foundation of the update, a visioning phase, and the majority of the environmental review and documentation (anticipated as an Environmental Impact Statement and the Overlake Planned Action).  

Phase Two | Completion goal: by the end of the 3rd Quarter of 2024 

Phase 2 priority updates are those needed to: 

  • Implement the state and regional requirements for this periodic update (Growth Management Act and Vision 2050)
  • Accommodate the growth allocated to Redmond outside of Overlake
  • Ensure consistency with Vision 2050 & Countywide Planning Policies

Elements to be updated in Phase 2

  • Land Use
  • Community Character & Historic Preservation
  • Human Services
  • Natural Environment
  • Annexation & Regional Planning
  • Public Participation, Implementation, and Evaluation
  • Capital Facilities
  • Utilities
  • Urban Centers: Downtown, Marymoor, SE Redmond Industrial Growth Center
  • Shorelines