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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
Detached Accessory Dwelling Unit (DADU)
City Council Briefing was held on October 26, 2016.  The following week Planning Commission held a public workshop to review the potential zoning code standards for detached accessory dwelling units.  If you would like more information about this code amendment or be notified of the Planning Commission 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.