How to Get Involved

The City values your input and contributions to this initiative. Gauging our community’s feedback through engagement is an important component of the Rethink Zoning public outreach strategy. Read our updated public participation plan for Rethink Zoning hereScroll down to read public comments on Rethink Zoning.

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Virtual public forums

Join us at the Rethink Zoning virtual forums on Facebook Live and Microsoft teams to learn more about the project, ask questions and provide feedback.

Monday, June 29, 6:30 p.m.: proposed zoning for south Everett, south of 41st Street
- Participate via Facebook Live: facebook.com/EverettCity
- Participate via Microsoft Teams: by phone 425-616-3920, conference ID: 815 585 541#, or online at everettwa.gov/rethinkforumJune29

Tuesday, June 30, 6:30 p.m.: proposed zoning for north Everett, north of 41st Street
- Participate via Facebook Live: facebook.com/EverettCity
- Participate via Microsoft Teams: by phone at 425-616-3920, conference ID: 120 163 84#, or online at everettwa.gov/rethinkforumJune30 

Sign up for newsletters and notices

Visit everettwa.gov/subscribe and choose which notice, alert, news flash, calendar or agenda you wish to receive. Sign up for the “Rethink Zoning” Newsflash, or the City Council and Planning Commission. 

Planning Commission meetings

The Planning commission meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Historic City Hall (3002 Wetmore Ave.). Briefings and workshops are held on Rethink Zoning on a frequent basis. All meetings are open to the public and you can provide input at those meetings. Everyone is welcome to attend. Due to COVID-19, the regular meeting schedule of the Planning Commission has changed. See the Planning Commission’s web page for updates and meeting details: everettwa.gov/676/Planning-Commission.

City Council meetings

The City Council meets each Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., except the fourth Wednesday of the month when they meet at 12:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19, the regular meeting schedule of the City Council has changed. Visit the City Council’s web page for updates and meeting details: everettwa.gov/council

Follow us on Social Media 

Social media is a critical tool in the outreach toolkit. Follow the discussion on Rethink Zoning below:

  • Facebook (facebook.com/everettcity)
  • Twitter (@EverettCity) Make sure to include the hashtag, #RethinkZoning


Public Comment Tracker

Comments Date
Benson (process-Norton-Grand) 7-7-20
Di Filippo (housing-racial equity) 7-6-20
Ferrell (industrial - Snohomish River) 7-1-20
Port of Everett (Ch. 17) 6-16-20
Hokanson (Ch. 33 - streets, sidewalks, trees) 6-16-20
E. Koenig (process-Title 15) 6-16-20
Bartanen (process) 6-16-20
Naval Station Everett (Ch. 17) 6-15-20
Harker (focus on poor and people of color) 6-8-20
Peverly (Title 15 procedures) 6-3-20
Ries (process) 6-3-20
Satti-Hewat (process) 6-3-20
Ismail Mohammad (DADU - AADU) 6-2-20
Andrea Tucker (process) 6-2-20
Dave Koenig (letter to Mayor & Council) 5-31-20
Bruce Fingarson (Kromer Ave Heights) 3-11-20
Open House Comments 2-27-20
Open House Residential Character Comments 2-27-20
Dave Koenig (heights) 1-17-20
Reid Shockey (ADUs) 1-2-20
Dave Koenig (various subjects) 8-26-19
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