PS-1Jurisdictions should support cities as the preferred urban service providers.
PS-2Cities shall determine the appropriate methods for providing urban services in their incorporated areas including any annexations thereto. Cities that currently have no territory in Snohomish County shall have an interlocal agreement in place with the County prior to annexations into the county, to address the provision of public services.
PS-3Jurisdictions should support the County as the preferred provider for regional services, rural services, agricultural services, and services for natural resource areas.
PS-4The County and cities should support the planned development of jobs and housing through strategic investment decisions and coordination of public services and facilities.
PS-5Public services and infrastructure provided by jurisdictions in rural and resource areas should be at a level, scale, and in locations that do not induce urban development pressures.
PS-6The County and cities should design infrastructure and public services to promote conservation of natural resources.
PS-7Jurisdictions should promote improved conservation and efficient use of water to ensure long-term water availability.
PS-8Jurisdictions should coordinate with solid waste service providers as appropriate to meet state mandates for the reduction of solid waste and promotion of recycling.
PS-9The County and cities shall permit new development in urban areas only when sanitary sewers are available with the exception of where sewer service is not likely to be feasible for the duration of the jurisdiction’s adopted plan.
PS-10Jurisdictions should encourage the use of low impact development techniques, and renewable and alternative energy sources.
PS-11The County and cities should maximize the use of existing facilities to promote financial and energy conservation benefits and savings.
PS-12Jurisdictions in Urban Growth Areas shall coordinate on the data, analysis and methodologies relating to the Levels of Service (LOS) standards for all public facilities and services that are required by the Growth Management Act. Each jurisdiction may implement and monitor its own LOS standards in accordance with each jurisdiction's adopted comprehensive plan.
PS-13Jurisdictions should adopt capital facilities plans, and coordinate with other service providers, to provide the appropriate level of service to support planned growth and development in Urban Growth Areas.
PS-15The County and cities should develop and coordinate compatible capital facility construction standards for all service providers in individual Urban Growth Areas.
PS-16The County and cities should encourage the location of new human services facilities near access to transit.