City of Burien now accepting amendment requests for 2015 Comprehensive Plan


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On Sunday, Dec. 28, the City of Burien announced that it is initiating its annual Comprehensive Plan amendment process for 2015, and is accepting new individual requests to be considered through March 2.

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

A filing fee is required for amendment requests, and a public meeting is scheduled for 7 p.m. on March 11, 2015.

Here’s a direct link to the city’s page devoted to the plan: http://www.burienwa.gov/index.aspx?NID=147

Here’s more from the city’s announcement:

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 2, 2015. 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 11, 2015, 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 2015 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.

For more info, contact:

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: [email protected]

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