2017 Comprehensive Plan Periodic Update

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Benton County is in the process of updating it Comprehensive Plan.  This update is part of the periodic update that Counties and Cities conduct every ten years in accordance with the State Growth Management Act.  This update will be finalized in mid-2017.  Benton County would like input from residents, business owners, property owners, and community groups.  We want your input regarding the County’s future and want to hear from as many people as possible.

The Comprehensive Plan is a document that is used to manage development in Benton County and will provide direction on how the county will grow and function in the next twenty years.  The document consists of “Elements” such as land use, transportation, natural resources, economics, utilities, housing and more.

We want input and involvement from you.  How can you do this?

There are many different ways to become involved and to have input on this process

  1. Visit our website for information regarding our 2017 Comprehensive Plan Update at www.2017cpupdate.com.  There you can:

    • View our Public Participation Plan and project schedule

    • Access public notices, meeting dates and materials

    • Submit comments on the update

    • View documents, maps and related materials

  2. Attend a workshop, public forum or meeting and provide input

  3. Ask to be on our email or mailing list for notification via our website, by email or call our office

  4. View documents on line and comment via our online comment form before the comment deadlines for various meetings.

     We want to hear from YOU!

You can contact our office via email, mail, phone, or by signing up at public forums, meetings etc. See our contact info to the right.



Contact Information



Benton County Planning Department

P.O. Box 910

Prosser, WA 99350



(509) 736-3086

or (509) 786-5612


Email Us

with the subject line: 2017 CP Update

Keep in the Loop!

Benton County's current Comprehensive Plan can be found here.

Items currently before the Planning Commission can be found here.

Public Participation

Our Public Participation Plan spells out the Planning Department's process for providing the public with opportunities to be involved in our 2017 Comprehensive Plan Update.  View our Public Participation Plan here.


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Phone: (509) 786-5710 or (509) 783-1310
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