Comprehensive Plan Amendment - Climate Change


The Gig Harbor City Council has prioritized goals and actions within the City’s Two-Year Strategic Plan (2022-2023) to promote environmental sustainability and address the climate change emergency. To further this priority, City staff will convene a Climate Change Comprehensive Plan Amendment Committee (CCCPAC) to thoughtfully incorporate climate change into the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The Climate Change Comprehensive Plan Amendment Committee will meet biweekly over the next few months to learn from subject matter experts and develop actionable goals for the City.

The CCCPAC includes both internal and external stakeholders working in a wide range of disciplines. Subject matter experts have been recruited to educate the CCCPAC on several topics including:

  • State and regional approaches and requirements to climate action
  • Sustainable buildings and construction
  • Energy sources and uses
  • Transportation issues
  • Land use
  • Waste management and reduction
  • Inclusive community engagement

The CCCPAC will review a draft Comprehensive Plan amendment in August, after which the amendment will be sent to the Planning Commission and move through the legislative process. Meetings are not open to the public; however, please use this page to stay informed and up to date on the CCCPAC schedule and meeting notes. 

  1. Roxanne Robles

    Senior Planner

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Project Calendar

What is climate change and
why should we address it?
City Staff
May 18th, 2022
Regional Approaches & Requirements
Erika Harris, Puget Sound
Regional Council
June 8th, 2022
Buildings & Energy
Kathleen Petrie, King County
Beth Doglio, Climate Solutions
June 22nd, 2022
Transportation & Land Use
Leah Missik, Climate Solutions
Tim Trohimovich, AICP, Futurewise
July 13th, 2022
Statewide Approaches, Waste &
Community Engagement
Sarah Fox, WA Department of Commerce
Kyla Wilson, Pierce County Planning and Public Works
July 27th, 2022
Draft Comprehensive Plan Amendment Review City Staff
August 23rd, 2022