Comprehensive Plan Docket Cycle

Amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan can be initiated by interested citizens under the docket process. Docketing is a public participation procedure required by the state Growth Management Act (GMA) that allows citizens the opportunity to request amendments to a jurisdiction's comprehensive plan and implementing development regulations on an annual basis.

2019 Plan Amendments

The city has received two requests to amend the comprehensive plan and associated zoning maps. The two requests include:

  1. REVV19-004. Metro Everett Height Amendments. 
    • Applicant(s): Dennis Wagner and Kenneth Dayton.
    • Request: amend the Metro Everett Subarea Plan height map and Zoning height map from 4 floors to 6-8 floors. 
    • Location: in the 2200 block of Everett Avenue between McDougall and Rainier.
    • Hearing date: hearing scheduled before the Planning Commission on November 5th.
    • Application: go to the Online Permitting Portal ( and search for the project case number (REVV19-004).
  2. REVV19-005. Housing Hope, Sequoia Site.
    • UPDATE:  The applicant is withdrawing this request, with the anticipation of submitting a 2020 request for a smaller area on the east side of the property and with a project-specific plan.
    • Applicant(s): Housing Hope.
    • Request: amend the Land Use Map from single family to multifamily and the Zoning Map from R-1 to R-3.  
    • Location: adjacent to Sequoia High School in the 3600 block of Grand Avenue and along Norton Avenue. 
    • Hearing date: Applicant requested to amend plan and resubmit for 2020 docket.
    • Application: go to the Online Permitting Portal ( and search for the project case number (REVV19-005).

2020 Docket Cycle

The City is moving the deadline for accepting applications for proposed amendments to the Everett Comprehensive Plan and related zoning changes to an earlier date in 2020. The new date for applications is Monday, January 13, 2020. Application forms can be found on our Applications & Handouts page. Applications must be accompanied by applicable fees in our 2019 Fee Schedule

For more information about the docket, please email Karen Stewart at or call 425-257-8731.