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Applicants Sought for the Planning Commission

The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill three positions on the Planning Commission – the District No. 4 position, the Architecture, Historic Preservation, and/or Urban Design position, and the Environmental Community position.

The Planning Commission develops and updates the Comprehensive Plan and its elements; formulates effective and efficient land use and development regulations and processes that implement the Comprehensive Plan. This commission also reviews various planning issues, such as area-wide zoning reclassifications, moratoria, interim zoning, pre-annexation planning, historic district designation, urban design, and transportation and capital facilities programs.


The Planning Commission consists of nine members appointed by the City Council for three-year terms.  All members must be residents of Tacoma. Commission meetings occur the first and third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m.


To find out additional information on the Planning Commission, please visit their website or contact Lihuang Wung, Planning and Development Services, at (253) 591-5682.


Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Monday, May 23, 2016. To apply, please visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Amanda Punsalan at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market Street, Tacoma, WA 98402.


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