The Comprehensive Plan is an important tool that elected officials will use to manage natural resources, preserve prime agricultural land, protect historic buildings, strengthen the economic base, provide efficient public services and improve the quality of the housing stock.
The comprehensive plan is the only public document that describes a community as a whole in terms of its complex and mutually supporting networks. Although the final Comprehensive Plan that Washington County adopts will not be a legally binding document, it will be considered the official statement for how the future of the county should be developed.
In short, the Washington County Comprehensive Plan will be:
Link to the Washington County Website and review the Comprehensive Plan under the Planning Department Menu at: http://www.co.washington.pa.us