Planning Initiatives


Puyallup 2044: Comp Plan Periodic Update

What should Puyallup look like in 2044? The City is undergoing a major update to the Comprehensive Plan which sets the vision for the city for the next 20 years (i.e. now until 2044). The changes must be adopted by December 2024. Please sign up for notifications to stay updated and participate in the process!

Emergency Facilities [HB 1220] 

In May 2021, House Bill (HB) 1220 was passed into law, which eliminates certain zoning barriers related to the provision of certain homelessness-related facilities including transitional housing, permanent supportive housing, emergency shelters, and emergency housing.

Environmental Sustainability Action Plan

The Environment & Sustainability Action Plan is a plan to guide efforts to build a more sustainable and resilient future for Puyallup communities. The ESAP will identify strategies and actions to protect natural systems, increase transportation options, ensure clean energy and water, and reduce pollution and weather-related impacts.

Housing Action Plan

The City adopted its first Housing Action Plan in September 2021 to identify strategies, actions, and policy tools to help create a variety of housing options to meet community needs.

Good Samaritan Hospital Master Plan / EIS

Good Samaritan Hospital (MultiCare) is proposing a new 10-year Master Plan permit that would govern the future build out and expansion of the campus for the community and regional needs for medical and emergency services. The City of Puyallup will be processing a Master Plan application and is conducting and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). The Master Plan permit application and EIS are parallel permit processes with separate and distinct opportunities for public input and review.

Knutson Farms Environmental Impact Statement

The City is leading the development of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a proposed warehousing development on the approximate 188-acre Knutson Farm property located in the city's Urban Growth Area (within unincorporated Pierce County). The EIS is an objective analysis of the likely environmental impacts of the proposal and measures to mitigate harmful impacts. For the most current information, please visit which contains detailed information about the project, FAQs, and other information.