comprehensive plan Section

Mary’s Place gets zoning map change as first step to allow multifamily housing

Mary’s Place gets zoning map change as first step to allow multifamily housing

By Jack Mayne The Burien City Council approved a zoning map change on Monday (Dec. 17), a first step in Mary’s Place takeover of the former Lakeside-Milam Recovery Center to establish an apartment complex... [Read more]

LETTER: Shorewood Neighborhood Preservation Coalition re: Mary’s Place

LETTER: Shorewood Neighborhood Preservation Coalition re: Mary’s Place

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader, and part of a recent ongoing discussion about Mary’s Place. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The... [Read more]

LETTER: Reader disputes Letter Writer’s facts about Mary’s Place

LETTER: Reader disputes Letter Writer’s facts about Mary’s Place

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader, and part of a recent ongoing discussion about Mary’s Place. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Tell the Burien City Council to support affordable housing and vote YES’

LETTER: ‘Tell the Burien City Council to support affordable housing and vote YES’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Tell the Burien City Council to Support... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – should the Burien Comprehensive Plan be amended?’

LETTER: ‘Mary’s Place – should the Burien Comprehensive Plan be amended?’

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following Letter to the Editor is a rebuttal to another Letter, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hi Aaron, Mary’s... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Councilmembers have obligation’ to deny Mary’s Place amendment

LETTER: ‘Councilmembers have obligation’ to deny Mary’s Place amendment

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] To The B-Town (Burien) Blog Editor, City... [Read more]

City of Burien accepting new requests for 2016 Comprehensive Plan

City of Burien accepting new requests for 2016 Comprehensive Plan

The City of Burien announced that it is accepting new requests to be considered during the 2016 Comprehensive Plan docketing process. The application period runs from Jan. 1 to 5 p.m. on March 1. From... [Read more]

City of Burien now accepting amendment requests for 2015 Comprehensive Plan

City of Burien now accepting amendment requests for 2015 Comprehensive Plan

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... [Read more]

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

Potbelly pigs may be welcome in Burien, but peacocks and roosters banned

by Jack Mayne The once every 10 year exercise in recreating a comprehensive plan to accommodate the newcomers to the city was begun Monday night in the Burien City Council monthly study session. The critter... [Read more]

Deadline to file amendments to Comprehensive Plan is Monday, March 3

Deadline to file amendments to Comprehensive Plan is Monday, March 3

The deadline to file an application for an amendment to Burien’s Comprehensive Plan is Monday, March 3 at 5 p.m. “The City of Burien annually considers amendments to the Burien Comprehensive... [Read more]

City of Burien accepting input on Comprehensive Plan amendment process

City of Burien accepting input on Comprehensive Plan amendment process

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... [Read more]

City of Burien Holding Public Meeting on Comprehensive Plan Monday, Jan. 28

City of Burien Holding Public Meeting on Comprehensive Plan Monday, Jan. 28

The City of Burien announced Monday (Jan. 14) that it will be holding a public hearing on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at 7 p.m. at City Hall to receive comments on its Comprehensive Plan, specifically: Comprehensive... [Read more]

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

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

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... [Read more]

LETTER: ‘Proposed Apartments Will Attract Low End Renters…’

LETTER: ‘Proposed Apartments Will Attract Low End Renters…’

To: Harbor Urban LLC Re: Burien Town Square, Phase II Conceptual Design Package Currently the Burien Comprehensive Plan calls for the phase II Town Square development to be mixed use units with permanence... [Read more]

City Council Rejects Request For Downzone In Lake Burien Neighborhood

City Council Rejects Request For Downzone In Lake Burien Neighborhood

Homeowners around Lake Burien lost their request for a downzone to low density in their neighborhood on a 5-1 vote by the city council Dec. 13. But Councilman Gordon Shaw, who voted against the proposed amendment to the city’s comprehensive plan, suggested a solution for the lakeside residents….