LDC3.2: Implement plans and priorities to protect habitat
Summarize accomplishments from:
Regional Priority Approach Description
Implement plans and priorities to protect habitat.
Desired Outcome - Ecologically important lands are protected and remain intact, and population growth is directed towards Urban Growth Areas.
Policy Needs - N/A
- Local, state, tribal, and/or federal governments improve permit implementation and effectiveness.
- Encourage compact redevelopment of urban centers or regional growth centers with subarea plans that provide a mix of uses to accommodate growth, and to provide access to services, transit, and neighborhood amenities.
- State and federal agencies provide regulatory and financial assistance to local governments for regulatory implementation and effectiveness.
- Describe the plans or guidance being used to select and prioritize the project. Consider how to expand existing models of targeted growth centers Sound-wide.
- Describe how the proposed actions will protect ecological processes, support future process-based restoration actions; discuss how social, racial, and environmental justice implications of housing availability and affordability will be addressed.
- Describe projected climate change impacts to and resilience of the site.
Local Context - Local context provides additional specificity on how a Regional Priority approach should be implemented in each local area; examples include sequencing, partners to consider, and critical areas. Local context for this Regional Priority approach is available here.
Regional Priority Approach Near Term Actions Map
No Puget Sound Recovery Progress Measures set for this Regional Priority Approach.