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Code Amendments

Planning Commission met to discuss proposed changes to the Zoning Code definition of "family" and related code amendments on September 20, 2016.  If you would like to find out more information or be added to a mailing list on this item, contact us at
On October 4, 2016, Planning Commission held a workshop to discuss the proposed Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU) code amendment.  Staff will draft a code amendment in response to direction received at that meeting.  A public hearing will be scheduled to a date uncertain.  If you would like to be notified of the public hearing, let us know at

On October 12, 2016, City Council approved a code amendment regarding SEPA categorical exemptions for minor new construction.  The amendment raises the exemption levels to the maximum allowed by state law and maintains a public notice / comment period for development proposals that meet the minimum SEPA thresholds.