2024 Comprehensive Plan Periodic Update

The City’s Comprehensive Plan is a broad statement of the community’s vision for the future and contains policies primarily to guide the physical development of the City, was well as certain aspects of its social and economic character. The Plan directs regulations, implementation actions and services that support the vision. 

While the Comprehensive Plan is meant to provide a strong and constant vision for the future, it is also a living document that must be able to accommodate change.  Therefore, the City, along with many other cities and counties in Washington state, is required to conduct a major period update of its comprehensive plan and development regulations (ref. RCW 36.70A.130).


Notice is hereby given that the City of University Place, Washington is seeking a consultant or team for it's Comprehensive Plan Periodic Update.

Addressed to:

Kennith George, Senior Planner

Community and Economic Development

City of University Place

3609 Market Place W., Ste. 200

University Place, Washington, 98466

Due Date: July 1, 2022, at 4:00 PM Pacific Time

The purpose of this Request for Proposals is to solicit competitive proposals from qualified entities to assist the City in the 2022-2024 major periodic update of its Comprehensive Plan in accordance with RCW 36.70.130. The updated Comprehensive Plan must be consistent with the Washington State Growth Management Act (GMA), Puget Sound Regional Council (PSRC) Vision 2050 Growth Strategy, and Pierce County Countywide Planning Policies.

Proposals submitted after the due date and time will not be considered. The proposing party accepts all risks of late delivery of mailed proposals regardless of fault. The RFP is available via the link below. Information including general information, general terms, and conditions, requested services, proposal requirements and evaluation process is available in the PRF or by contacting Kennith George at City Hall (253) 460-2522 or by e-mail KGeorge@cityofup.com.

The City of University Place reserves the right to reject all submittals and to waive irregularities and informalities in the submittal and evaluation process. This RFP does not obligate the City to pay any costs incurred by respondents in the preparation and submission of a proposal. Furthermore, the RFP does not obligate the City to accept or contract for any services.

Dated this 3rd day of June 2022.

2024 Comprehensive Plan Periodic Update Request for Proposals (PDF)