|June 14, 2013
—The Washington State Department of Commerce has awarded the City of Redmond a Judge’s Merit Award in the Governor’s Smart Communities Awards program for the City’s Digital Planning and Development Suite. This is the second award for the Digital Planning and Development Suite. The suite consists of Redmond’s digital Comprehensive Plan, E-Zoning Code and Property Viewer, and E-Track online permit portal. The suite provides a new level of transparency and access to planning and development information for all customers.
Now in its eighth year, the Governor’s Smart Communities Awards recognizes achievements by local leaders who promote smart growth planning and projects that contribute to quality of life in Washington State. “These projects help create and sustain a thriving economic climate and strengthen our ability to lead in the global economy,” said Gov. Inslee. “Washington is a great state in which to live and do business thanks to these examples of leadership and innovation.”
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