March 17 UpdatePlanning Commission makes final
recommendations on updates to four community plans
The process to update the Frederickson, Mid-County, Parkland-Spanaway-Midland and South Hill community plans reached another milestone last week. Notable recommendations
The Pierce County Planning Commission made its final recommendations on the updates on March 10 and 12.
The commission’s final recommendations on each plan, associated development regulations and amendments to the Pierce County Comprehensive Plan are anticipated to be submitted to the Pierce County Council by March 26.
The council is anticipated to begin considering the proposed changes for each plan this spring. There will be opportunities for in-person and written public comment during the council’s review process. Information on future council meetings will be posted at piercecountywa.gov/council.
The commission recommended approval of the Centers and Corridors proposal with some modifications to zoning requirements, such as allowed density, height and parking. The proposal would focus growth along Pacific Avenue/State Route 7, Meridian/State Route 161, 176th Street East, 112th Street East and Canyon Road East.
The commission also included policies that support considering impact fees for fire and emergency services.
to view a summary of all proposed changes and the recommended zoning map.
To learn more about the updates, community members can call the Community Plans Hotline at (253) 798-2799, email email@example.com
or visit piercecountywa.gov/cpupdate