City’s Comprehensive Plan Amendment Process Begins; Deadline is Mar. 1

« Back to Events
This event has passed.
City’s Comprehensive Plan Amendment Process Begins; Deadline is Mar. 1
March 1, 2013
December 28, 2012
Burien City Hall
Google Map
400 SW 152nd Street, Burien, WA, 98166, United States

The City of Burien announced on its website this week that it is initiating its annual Comprehensive Plan amendment process for 2013, and that it will be continuing the update process it initiated in 2011.

The City is also accepting new individual requests to be considered during the Comprehensive Plan docketing process, with a deadline set for 5 p.m., March 1, 2013.

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,” reads the announcement. “The deadline for submittal of these Comprehensive Plan Amendment requests is 5:00 pm, March 1, 2013. 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 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 13, 2013 at 7 p.m. 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

The 2013 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 To be notified of future meetings related to the Comprehensive Plan, please sign-up for our comprehensive plan e-mail list.

The Comprehensive Plan Amendment application form is available online here (PDF file).