Economic Development Plan

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Economic Development Plan Element of the Tumwater Comprehensive Plan 

econ-plan-coverThis plan identifies techniques for attracting new development and business to areas where commercial and industrial developments are appropriate. Economic Development was stated as a priority for the City by the City Council in the Strategic Plan. The Plan articulates the following desired outcomes as a result of proactive economic development:
  • Bringing enough wealth and resources into the community to create opportunities for all residents
  • Providing enhanced opportunities to shop, play, and work in Tumwater
  • Proactively and positively guiding the development that the community will receive as the region grows
  • Creating a diverse and sustainable tax base to support the ongoing provision of
  • City services for all residents

To organize its pursuit of these desired outcomes, the Council emphasizes economic development throughout its Strategic Plan.


Contact the Community Development Department at (360) 754-4180 or at