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Introduction to the Countywide Planning Policies

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Snohomish County is home to over 800,000 residents, hundreds of businesses, 20 cities and towns, three tribal governments, one county government, and a number of special purpose districts and agencies. Each has separate aspirations for the future and priorities for projects and programs, however ties of geography, history, and day-to-day governance unite all. At every level, there is recognition that local governments better serve residents and businesses by planning and working together.