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Burien Planning Commission holding public hearing on critical areas May 13

Burien Planning Commission holding public hearing on critical areas May 13

The Burien Planning Commission announced that it will conduct a public hearing at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13, to “receive comments on proposed updates to zoning code regulations pertaining to critical... [Read more]

Burien City Council ‘downzones’ Lake Burien neighborhood

Burien City Council ‘downzones’ Lake Burien neighborhood

by Jack Mayne The Burien City Council sided with the city staff and rejected a Planning Commission decision and approved a downzoning of the Lake Burien area. The Monday (Dec. 15) meeting also finished... [Read more]

Planning Commission hearing on Marijuana regulations is Wednesday

Planning Commission hearing on Marijuana regulations is Wednesday

The Burien Planning Commission will hold an open, public hearing this Wednesday, Jan. 8, starting at 7 p.m. on proposed zoning regulations for the location and establishment of marijuana producers, processors... [Read more]

Marijuana regulations on agenda for Burien Planning Commission Wednesday

Marijuana regulations on agenda for Burien Planning Commission Wednesday

The Burien Planning Commission will begin working on zoning regulations for marijuana-related businesses at its meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 11 starting at 7 p.m. at City Hall. The public is welcome to this... [Read more]

Planning Commission will hold public hearing on Marijuana Sept. 25

Planning Commission will hold public hearing on Marijuana Sept. 25

The City of Burien Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on Wednesday, Sept. 25 starting at 7 p.m. at Burien City Hall (400 SW 152nd Street) to receive public comments on interim zoning... [Read more]

LETTER: Planning Commission ‘not looking to change’ number of condos or apartments

LETTER: Planning Commission ‘not looking to change’ number of condos or apartments

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

LETTER: ‘Minimum 400 plus Apartment units coming to our Town Square…’

LETTER: ‘Minimum 400 plus Apartment units coming to our Town Square…’

[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:] City Planning Commission Meeting thoughts; Hello,... [Read more]

LETTER: Burien Comp. Plan Changes Raise Many Questions And Concerns

LETTER: Burien Comp. Plan Changes Raise Many Questions And Concerns

Read through the proposed changes to the Burien Comp plan, outlined in the Planning Commission packet of Oct 12 (see pages 4 – 10, especially sections 1.3, 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6). It raises many questions... [Read more]

Planning Commission To Consider Changes To Comprehensive Plan For NERA

Planning Commission To Consider Changes To Comprehensive Plan For NERA

[EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the first of several articles focusing on economic development in the Highline area that will appear on The B-Town Blog in the next few weeks. One issue that has elicited... [Read more]

Property Owners Learn How To Defend Rights At Tukwila Event

Property Owners Learn How To Defend Rights At Tukwila Event

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The Burien Planning Commission is meeting tonight (Tues., March 30) at 7pm at City Hall for a “workshop” on the Shoreline Master Program; please note that there will be... [Read more]

LETTER: Why Are Citizens Complaining About Burien's Shoreline Master Plan?

LETTER: Why Are Citizens Complaining About Burien's Shoreline Master Plan?

So why are the citizens of Burien complaining about the Shoreline Master Plan (SMP)? Perhaps it is because they are witnessing the creation of still one more badly crafted, inaccurate document by the City... [Read more]

City Of Burien Holding Shoreline Master Program Meeting Tuesday, March 30

City Of Burien Holding Shoreline Master Program Meeting Tuesday, March 30

The City of Burien announced Thursday (March 25) that it will be holding a “special meeting” this coming Tuesday, March 30th at 7pm in the city council chambers to continue working on the Draft... [Read more]

City Holding Shoreline Master Program Planning Meeting Tuesday Night

City Holding Shoreline Master Program Planning Meeting Tuesday Night

The City of Burien will be holding “Planning Commission special meeting” on the Shoreline Master Program this Tuesday night (Mar. 16th) at 7pm at city hall. If you are at all concerned or interested... [Read more]

Will Burien’s Shoreline Master Program Timeline Be Extended? Meeting Tonight

Will Burien’s Shoreline Master Program Timeline Be Extended? Meeting Tonight

by Ralph Nichols Burien’s Shoreline Master Program will be in the spotlight again tonight (Tuesday, March 9) when the Planning Commission meets at 7pm to continue working through the details of... [Read more]

LETTER: Response To Councimember Brian Bennett’s Lake Burien Stance

LETTER: Response To Councimember Brian Bennett’s Lake Burien Stance

This letter is in response to the article posted about Brian Bennett and the Shoreline Advisory Committee that he served on (read the original story here). In this article, Brian claims that he has his... [Read more]

Burien Residents Air Concerns At Packed Shoreline Program Meeting

Burien Residents Air Concerns At Packed Shoreline Program Meeting

by Ralph Nichols Burien residents had their final opportunity on Tuesday night (Feb. 23rd) to voice to the Burien Planning Commission their opinions and concerns about proposed rule revisions in the draft... [Read more]

City Of Burien Seeks Input On Zoning Designations For Newly-Annexed Area; Public Hearing Nov. 24th

City Of Burien Seeks Input On Zoning Designations For Newly-Annexed Area; Public Hearing Nov. 24th

As the City of Burien prepares to annex the North Highline “South Annexation Area,” most likely in March 2010, its Planning Commission is considering converting zoning designations there. The... [Read more]

Application Deadline For Advisory Boards Extended To 2/28

Application Deadline For Advisory Boards Extended To 2/28

The deadline for applying to be on one of the Advisory Boards for the City of Burien has been extended to Monday, Feb. 23rd. If you’re wondering “why should I join one of these things?”... [Read more]

The City Of Burien Seeking Advisory Board Volunteers

The City Of Burien Seeking Advisory Board Volunteers

The City of Burien is seeking volunteers to serve on one of four Advisory Boards: Arts Commission Business and Economic Development Partnership Parks & Recreation Board Planning Commission All... [Read more]