Cadastral Framework Data Model

Growth Management Act (GMA) Related Entity and Attribute Definitions

March 27, 1998





GROWTH MANAGEMENT AREA DESIGNATION (Entity)



Washington state counties have different requirements for planning under the Growth Management Act (GMA). Many counties are required to develop very detailed land use designations. Growth management area designations represent a consolidated grouping of these more detailed designations. Local government land use designations to not apply to federal land.



Business Rules: Due to the generalized nature of these growth management area designations, they should be used for general planning purposes only.



Volume: There are 39 counties in Washington state. There will be growth management area designations for each of these counties.



Growth: N/A



Integrity Rules:



Retention: Forever. Growth management area designations will need to be tracked over time.



Definition Responsibility: The Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR.



Creation Responsibility: The Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR.



Create Rule: A new instance of this entity will occur when a Washington State county submits newly defined land use designations under the Growth Management Act guidelines and it meets spatial accuracy of +- 200 ft.



Update Rule: An instance of this entity being updated will occur if a Washington State county submits an update.



Delete Rule: An instance of this entity will be deleted if a Washington State county submits a deletion update.



Other:















groarea_type_nm (attribute of GROWTH MANAGEMENT AREA DESIGNATION)



This is a name designating a type of Growth Management Area Designation.



URBAN

All land within an Interim Urban Growth Area or Urban Growth Area as adopted by a county under the authority of the Growth Management Act.



RURAL

All lands that are not within an Interim Urban Growth Area nor Urban Growth Area, and not designated as natural resource land of long term commercial significance, as adopted by a county under the authority of the Growth Management Act.



RESOURCE_FOREST

All Forest Lands that have long-term significance for the commercial production of timber as designated by a county under the authority of the Growth Management Act.



RESOURCE_AGRICULTURE

All Agricultural Lands that have long-term significance for the commercial production of food or other agricultural products as designated by a county under the authority of the Growth Management Act.



RESOURCE_RANGE

All Range Lands of long-term commercial significance as designated by a county under the authority of the Growth Management Act.



RESOURCE_MINERAL

All Mineral Lands of long-term significance for the extraction of minerals, as designated by a county under the authority of the Growth Management Act. Some are designated jointly with URBAN, RURAL, RESOURCE_FOREST, RESOURCE_AGRICULTURE, or RESOURCE_RANGE designations.



Field Type./Size: Alpha - 20 characters



Derivation Method: This information is not derived from a concatenation or a mathematical calculation. The Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR derives the data from data received by the 39 counties within Washington State.



Access Restriction: Anyone may retrieve and view this data. Creation, update, and deletion of this data in an automated system within the DNR will be done by the Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR.



Data Source: The Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR. This Section initially receives Growth Management data from Washington State county jurisdictions.





groarea_abbrv_nm (attribute of GROWTH MANAGEMENT AREA DESIGNATION)



This is an abbreviation of a name designating a type of Growth Management Area Designation.



U = URBAN



R = RURAL



RF = RESOURCE_FOREST



RA = RESOURCE_AGRICULTURAL



RR = RESOURCE_RANGE



RM = RESOURCE_MINERAL



Field Type/Size: Alpha - 2 characters



Synonyms:



Derivation Method: This information is derived from a concatenation of the first letter of each word in a Growth Management Area type name.



Access Restriction: Anyone may retrieve and view this data. Creation, update, and deletion of this data in an automated system within the DNR will be done by the Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR.



Data Source: The Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR. This Section initially receives Growth Management data from Washington State county jurisdictions.





groarea_type_cd (attribute of GROWTH MANAGEMENT AREA DESIGNATION)



This is a code designating a type of Growth Management Area Designation.



10 = URBAN



20 = RURAL



30 = RESOURCE_FOREST



40 = RESOURCE_AGRICULTURE



50 = RESOURCE_RANGE



60 = RESOURCE_MINERAL



Value Range: 01 through 99



Field Type/Size: Alpha code - 2 characters



Synonyms:



Derivation Method: This information is not derived from a concatenation or a mathematical calculation.



Access Restriction: Anyone may retrieve and view this data. Creation, update, and deletion of this data in an automated system within the DNR will be done by the Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR.



Data Source: The Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR. This Section initially receives Growth Management Act data from Washington State county jurisdictions.





groarea_rec_dt (attribute of GROWTH MANAGEMENT AREA DESIGNATION)



This is a date field that indicates the last date that Growth Management Act data was received from a particular county jurisdiction within Washington State.



Field Width: 8 digits (2 digit month, 2 digit day, 4 digit year)

Field Type: date



Value Range:



Synonyms:



Derivation Method:



Access Restriction: Anyone may retrieve and view this data. Creation, update, and deletion of this data in an automated system within the DNR will be done by the Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR.



Data Source: The Asset Stewardship Section of the DNR. This Section initially receives Growth Management Act data from Washington State county jurisdictions.