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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]

BREAKING: City Council adopts zoning rules for recreational Marijuana in city

BREAKING: City Council adopts zoning rules for recreational Marijuana in city

The Burien City Council voted 5-2 at Monday night’s (Feb. 3) meeting to adopt proposed regulations for the production, processing and sale of recreational marijuana within the city limits…

City Council will consider Burien Marijuana regulations Monday

City Council will consider Burien Marijuana regulations Monday

Burien council members will have before them for possible action at their Feb. 3 meeting three draft ordinances for regulating legal marijuana businesses in the city…

Marijuana Zoning on tonight’s City Council agenda

Marijuana Zoning on tonight’s City Council agenda

At tonight’s meeting (Monday, Jan. 27), the Burien City Council will review and discuss proposed amendments to the zoning code to allow marijuana-related businesses within city limits…

City Council Votes to Adopt Zoning Changes for North Burien

City Council Votes to Adopt Zoning Changes for North Burien

The Burien City Council on Monday night (April 1) voted to approve Ordinance 573, amending North Burien Zoning and adopting 2012 Comprehensive Plan Text and Map Amendments. “The rezones in the North... [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]

Alarm Over Zoning For Adult Entertainment In NERA Called ‘Non-Issue’

Alarm Over Zoning For Adult Entertainment In NERA Called ‘Non-Issue’

by Ralph Nichols An apparent misreading of the limits placed by the Burien Municipal Code (BMC) on where adult entertainment businesses can locate within the city has raised alarm among some community... [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]

LETTER: Objection To New “Adult Entertainment” Zone In N. Highline

LETTER: Objection To New “Adult Entertainment” Zone In N. Highline

In the February 12 issue of the Highline Times, on the front page, was an article by Keith Daigle reporting that the Burien City Council unanimously approved the new zoning code which restricts adult entertainment... [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]