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Everett 2044

Posted on: October 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Let's Rethink Zoning together

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Learn about how the City of Everett is rethinking our zoning code. This multi-year effort will ensure that our development regulations support efforts to recruit new businesses and a wide range of housing at all price points.

Welcome to the first newsflash for the City's Rethink Zoning initiative. If you wish to not be informed regarding this initiative, please unsubscribe below or contact the Planning Office at

What is Rethink Zoning?

Rethink Zoning is a multi-year effort to ensure that our development regulations support our efforts to recruit new businesses and ensure a wide range of housing for all price points.

Why is the City rethinking zoning?

The current version of the City’s zoning code was adopted in 1989. The world and Everett have changed significantly since that time. We can make zoning simpler and also protect community values by building on the success of Metro Everett that simplified the City’s approach to zoning. Since then, the City simplified the future land use map and updated the City’s sign code and critical area regulations.

How can I participate in Rethink Zoning? 

The City values your input and contributions to this initiative. Below are several ways for you to participate in Rethink Zoning.

  • Survey - Gauging our community’s feedback through online and in-person engagement is an important component of the Rethink  Zoning public outreach strategy. Fill out our community survey at an open house (see below), by clicking this link or by scanning the QR code.QR_Code_2019_Survey
  • Open houses - These open houses enable you to learn about how, what and when the City is rethinking our zoning code.
Monday, Oct. 21
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Everett Performing Arts Center
2710 Wetmore Ave.

Thursday, Oct. 24 
6:30 - 8 p.m.
Cascade High School Library
801 E Casino Rd.

  • Visit our project website - Information will be updated regularly on our project website: 

Learn more.
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