The following are the Plan Principles of the Commission up to 2014. It will be considered by the new Commission (2018-), and may be revised:
"Economic, ecological, social, and cultural outcomes are considered in decision-making about land use."
"Innovative and efficient methods for integrated management of natural resources contribute to an enhanced quality of life and a healthy ecosystem."
"People with a diversity of perspectives and interests engage in consensus building to realize and benefit from economic, ecological, social and cultural opportunities."
"All resources are used or conserved wisely to ensure benefits are enjoyed by future generations."