The Planning Department promotes the community’s vision to accommodate quality growth, consistent with the City’s Comprehensive Plan and the Unified Development Code. The department includes Long Range and Land Use Planning, and Historic Preservation.
The planning department is almost always working on at least one project that would amend the city’s development regulations, also known as the Unified Development Code. See below for information about three that are currently underway:
- Proposed Multifamily Tax Exemption Ordinance https://www.everettwa.gov/agendacenter/viewfile/item/15311?fileid=87077
- Proposed Special Connection Charge Reduction for Affordable Housing Ordinance https://www.everettwa.gov/agendacenter/viewfile/item/15313?fileid=87118
- Proposed Park Impact Fee Waiver for Affordable Housing Ordinance
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Land Use Hearings Scheduled:
The proposed code amendment would allow redeveloped K-12 schools to exceed the underlying maximum building height limit on a case-by-case basis subject to public notice, public hearing, and consistent with specific criteria for the decision-making body. Additional Info...
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The City of Everett launched its periodic update to the comprehensive plan which represents the City’s vision for the next 20 years and sets goals, policies and plans for growth and development. Community invited to participate. Read on...