Growth Management Act (GMA) Comprehensive Plan Resources

The following resources assist cities and counties with their Growth Management Act (GMA) Comprehensive Plan updates.



GMA leads for WSDOT Region Planning Office: WSDOT GMA Contacts (pdf 33 kb)

Data sources

GMA training opportunities

Transportation efficient communities 

WSDOT, Commerce, Ecology and Health have a shared interest in supporting local government efforts to produce efficient travel and land use patterns. 

Visit the Transportation Efficient Communities webpage.


Under the GMA, concurrency is one of 14 goals local governments must consider in land use planning. Concurrency is intended to ensure public facilities and services are adequate to serve new development at the time of occupancy without decreasing service levels below locally established minimum standards.