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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 be added to the mailing list on this item, contact us at planning@everettwa.gov.
   
Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU)
Planning Commission recommended approval to amend the existing zoning code regulations for "accessory dwelling units."  One of the potential changes would allow for detached accessory dwelling units.  The current regulations do not allow detached accessory dwelling units in most single family residential zones.  A City Council public hearing will be scheduled to make a decision regarding Planning Commission's recommendation.  If you would like to be notified of the City Council public hearing, please let us know at planning@everettwa.gov.  Select this link for more information.
 
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.