City of Burien accepting input on Comprehensive Plan amendment process


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The City of Burien announced Monday (Dec. 30) that it is “accepting new individual requests to be considered during the 2014 Comprehensive Plan docketing process,” which will continue through its approval in April.

The deadline to submit requests for the Comprehensive Plan Amendment is 5 p.m. Monday, March 3, 2014.

The Burien Planning Commission will hold a public meeting for interested parties to learn about and comment on the preliminary docket of amendment requests on Wednesday, March 12, 2014, at 7 p.m. at the Burien Library/City Hall Multi-Purpose Room (400 SW 152nd Street).

Here’s the full announcement:

The City of Burien is initiating its annual Comprehensive Plan amendment process for 2014 and this year the City will be continuing the update process initiated in 2011. In addition, the City is accepting new individual requests to be considered during the 2014 Comprehensive Plan docketing process.

The final Comprehensive Plan Docket will be determined by the City Council in April following a recommendation by the Planning Commission.

Individuals and organizations may propose amendments to the Comprehensive Plan. The deadline for submittal of these Comprehensive Plan Amendment requests is 5:00 pm, March 3, 2014. Please note that an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan land use map also may require a Rezone. Application packets are available at City Hall and on the city website www.burienwa.gov. A filing fee is required for amendment requests. We also recommend meeting with Planning staff (see contact information below) prior to filing.

The Burien Planning Commission will hold a public meeting for interested parties to learn about and comment on the preliminary docket of amendment requests on March 12, 2014, at 7:00 pm at the Burien Library/City Hall Multi-Purpose Room. This meeting will be televised live on BCTV Channel 21, and streamed live and archived at www.burienmedia.org.

The 2014 Comprehensive Plan Amendment file is available for viewing at Burien City Hall during regular business hours. All Planning Commission and City Council packets also are available online at www.burienwa.gov. To be notified of future meetings related to the Comprehensive Plan, please sign up for our comprehensive plan e-mail list at http://www.burienwa.gov/list.aspx.

Written comments regarding the Comprehensive Plan preliminary docket may be submitted in person, via mail, e-mail or by facsimile. Oral comments can be provided at the preliminary docket meeting or during the public comment portions of Planning Commission and City Council meetings, at the discretion of the Chair. Additional notice of public hearings on specific amendments will be provided.

David Johanson, AICP
Department of Community Development
City of Burien
400 SW 152nd Street, Suite 300
Burien, WA 98166
Phone: (206) 248-5522
E-Mail: davidj@burienwa.gov

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