Issaquah’s Comprehensive Plan provides a 20-year vision for how the City will grow and develop through 2035. The plan has nine elements, provides a vision, goals and policies that aid the City in pursuing the type of growth and development patterns that support and complement the community's quality of life.
The Plan also includes policies that require infrastructure and transportation improvements as development occurs. It also requires the establishment, improvement and adherence to building and design standards. Managing growth in this manner provides the resources necessary to meet the community vision; protect the environment and quality of life; and maintain neighborhood quality precious to the area's residents.