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Urban Growth Area Designation, Historic 1994

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Layer name: URBAN_GROWTH_1994
Subject category: planning
Title: Urban Growth Area Designation, Historic 1994
Feature Count: 3
Feature Type: Polygon
Abstract: Urban and Rural Designated areas of King County as established in the 1994 King County Comprehensive Plan. Boundaries have been conflated to parcel boundaries current in 2016. This data layer was created to support a change analysis for Urban Growth Area change from 1994 to 2016.
Purpose: Provides historic (1994) Urban Growth Area Designation data. Suitable for change analysis and historic mapping.
Status: Complete
Updated: None planned
Time period of content: (single date,as YYYYMMDD):: 20171120
Time period of content: (date range, as YYYYMMDD):: -
Spatial reference: WA State Plane North
FGDC Documentation: Classic or FAQ
Open Data Availability: Yes
Place Keywords: Pacific NW, King County, WA, Washington state,
Theme Keywords: planning, UGA, UGB, Urban Growth, Urban Designation, Rural Designation, Urban, Rural, Rural City, City in the Rural Area, KCCP, Comp Plan, Comprehensive Plan, 1994, planningCadastre,
Lineage: Available


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King County GIS Center
Primary: Paul McCombs, Master GIS Analyst, 206-477-4514
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Attribute Information

_UG_Designation_Urban Growth Designation is the most fundimental of King County Comprehensive Planning Designations for property in King County. Urban vs. Rural designation determines if an area may be annexed by a city and controls the variation of comp plan landuse and zoning designations that could be available on those properties.
RCUrbCity in the Rural Area with their PAA. This is a sub category of Urban Designation.
RuralRural Designation
UrbanUrban Designation


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