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The City is in the process of updating its Comprehensive Plan with completion by spring 2015. View general information on the update, the process and how to participate.

Glenn Peterson - Chair
March 31, 2015
Jon Pascal - Vice Chair
March 31, 2016
C. Ray Allshouse
March 31, 2016
Eric Laliberte
March 31, 2017
Carter Bagg
March 31, 2018
Colleen Cullen
March 31, 2017
Mike Miller
March 31, 2018

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    The Planning Commission Rules of Procedures

    For comments for the Planning Commission, contact us at PlanningCommissioners@kirklandwa.gov    

    Specific questions or comments regarding an ongoing project should be emailed directly to the planner assigned to that project



    Planning Commission Minutes            

    Click to access Planning Commission agenda's, meeting minutes, and audio recordings.

    The City of Kirkland appreciates the interest of our citizens and values public involvement. We make every effort to make the audio recordings of our meetings available soon after each meeting is completed. However, due to technical difficulties that may occur with our digital recording system it may take up to four days for an audio recording to become available online. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.


    Meeting Information

                   
    Agendas
    Download Meeting Information (PDF's)
    August 14, 2014 Citizen Amendment Requests Map#12 & #14 (Houghton Area), File No. CAM13-00465 #14  
    (pdf 1 MB)
    EIS Growth Alternatives, File No. CAM13-00465 #5 & #12
    (pdf 988 kb)
    Housing Element Updates, File No. CAM13-00465 #5
    (pdf 4.5 MB)
    General Element Chapter, File No. CAM13-00465 #5
    (pdf 733 kb)
    July 24, 2014

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    July 10, 2014

    Revised July 10th -The Economic
    Development Element
    has been removed
    from the agenda

    ***Citizen Amendment Requests, File No. CAM13-00465 #14
    Part 1
    Part 2
    Part 3
    Part 4
    Part 5

    Economic Development Element, File No. CAM13-00465 #14

    ***The materials for the Planning Commission report on the Citizen Amendment Requests dated July 3, 2014 have been revised.

    Please see the list of changes below:

    Attachment 1 – Removed duplicate page (content remains the same)

    Attachment 7 – Attachment 7 has been divided into Attachments 7.a and 7.b (content remains the same)

    Attachment 11 – Has been labeled Attachment 11 (label was missing in original report, but content remains the same)

    Attachment 16 – Map has been added (missing from original report)

    Attachment 23 – Attachment to application has been added (missing from original report)

    Attachment 24 – Attachment 24 has been divided into Attachment 24.a and 24.b (content remains the same)

    Attachment 31 – Duplicate page removed and 2 additional pages added (missing from original report)

    Attachment 32 – Summary chart added (missing from original report)

    Attachment 35 – Three emails added to the end of the attachment (missing from original report)

    June 26, 2014
    7:00 pm

     

    June 26, 2014 
    Will immediately follow the Joint Meeting

    Joint Meeting with the Houghton Community Council

    Right Size Parking - Amendments to Multi-Family Parking Requirements, File No. CAM13-02032 
                                       


    Regular Planning Commission Meeting

    Comprehensive Plan Update - Totem Lake Business District Update, File No. CAM13-00465

    June 12, 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update - Land Use Element, File No. CAM13-00465 #5 
    May 28, 2014

    The Planning Commission has scheduled a tour of the
    Totem Lake Industrial Area on Wednesday, May 28th from 7:30 am - 9:30 am. They will meet at the main (north) entrance to City Hall. The tour will include visits to three businesses, as well as general exploration of the study
    areas to understand existing conditions and future opportunities as part of the Comprehensive Plan and
    Totem Lake Business District updates.

     
    May 22, 2014
                           
    7:00 pm Joint
    PC/HCC Meeting will begin immediately following a brief
    7:00 pm Houghton Community Council Meeting
    Joint Planning Commission & Houghton Community Council Meeting


    PROS Plan Presentation, File No. CAM13-00465 #8

    Right Size Parking - Amendments to Multi-Family Parking Requirements, File No. CAM13-02032
    May 8, 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update - Housing Element Updates,
    File No. CAM13-00465 #5


    Comprehensive Plan Update - Economic Development,
    File No. CAM13-00465 #5
    April 24, 2014 Kirkland 2035 - 10 Minute Neighborhood Pilot,
    File No. CAM13-00465 #5


    MRM Private Amendment Request (PAR) Public Hearing,
    File NO. ZON11-00006
    April 10, 2014 Cross Kirkland Corridor Regulations Public Hearing,
    File No. CAM14-00269


    Totem Lake Neighborhood Plan, File No. CAM13-00465 #4 & #5

    Neighborhood Plans, File No. CAM13-00465 #5
    March 27, 2014 Totem Lake Park Master Plan

    Comprehensive Plan Update - Land Use Element,
    File No. CAM13-00465 #5


    Comprehensive Plan Update - Economic Development,
    File No. CAM13-00465 #5
    March 13, 2014 MRM Private Amendment Request (PAR), File No. ZON11-00006

    Industrial Lands Study

    Comprehensive Plan Update - Land Use Element,
    File No. CAM13-00465 #5

    February 27, 2014 MRM Private Amendment Request (PAR), File No. ZON11-00006 & SEP13-00554

    Land Use Regulations for Properties Adjoining the Cross Kirkland Corridor and Eastside Rail Corridors, File No. CAM14-00269
    February 13, 2014 Continued Deliberation on Miscellaneous Zoning Code and Kirkland Municipal Code Amendments, File No. CAM13-00669

    Transportation Master Plan and Cross Kirkland Corridor

    Land Use Element, File No. CAM13-00465 #5

    Joint Meeting with City Council, File No. PLN14-00008
    January 23, 2014 Joint Public Hearing with Houghton Community Council

    2013 Miscellaneous Zoning Code and Kirkland Municipal Code Amendments, File No. CAM13-00669

        Part 1    
        Part 2

    Regular Planning Commission Meeting will follow Hearing

    Draft 2014-2-16 Planning Work Program
    January 9, 2014 Comprehensive Plan Update File No. CAM13-00465 #5

        Part 1
        Part 2
    December 26, 2013               * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *
    December 12, 2013 Comprehensive Plan Update, File No. CAM13-00465 #4
    December 5, 2013
    Special Meeting
        7:00 pm
    Development Capacity Analysis, CAM13-00465

    Miscellaneous Zoning Code & Kirkland Municipal Code Amendments, File No. CAM13-00669
    November 21, 2013
    Special Meeting

    Start Time: Immediately Following the 6:30 pm Special Houghton CC Meeting
          Joint Meeting with the Houghton Community Council

    Right Size Parking Briefing, File No. CAM13-02032

    Miscellaneous Zoning Code & KMC Amendments,
    File No. CAM13-00669

    November 14, 2013 MRM EIS Public Comment and MRM Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON11-00006 & SEP13-00554
    October 24, 2013

    Special Meeting
     6:30-7:00 pm
        Joint Public Hearing with Houghton Community Council

    2013 Comprehensive Plan Amendments, File No. CAM13-01249
    October 24, 2013

    7:00 pm
    MRM Private Amendment Request (PAR) - Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), File No. ZON11-00006 and SEP13-00554

    *Draft Supplemental EIS 
    October 10, 2013

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    September 26, 2013
    (PDF 28.5 kb)
    Comprehensive Plan Update Status - Community Outreach, Visioning Activies and Smart Growth Principles,
    File No. CAM13-00465, #2
    September 12, 2013 2013 Miscellaneous Zoning Code and Kirkland Municipal Code Amendments, File No. CAM13-00669
    August 22, 2013 * * * MEETING CANCELED * * * 
    August 8, 2013

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    July 25, 2013

    Agenda Updated
    on 07/22/2013
    Residential Suites KZC Amendments, File No. CAM13-00178

    Granicus Audio Live Streaming

    Demonstration: Citizen Participation Online Tool
    *Item added on 07/22/2013
    July 17, 2013


    7:00 PM at
    O.O. Denny Park
                                Special Joint Meeting:

    Planning Commission, Park Board and Transportation Commission

    *Coordinating City planning efforts.
     July 11, 2013  
    June 27, 2013 Residential Suites CBD Adjacency Limits, File No. CAM13-00178

    Comprehensive Plan Community Outreach, File No. CAM13-00465#2

    2013 Miscellaneous Zoning and Municipal Code Amendments,
    File No. CAM13-00669

    Land Capacity Analysis

        Part 1
        Part 2
        Part 3
    June 13, 2013    

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    May 23, 2013 Commercial Codes Phase 2, Kirkland Zoning Code Amendments,
    File No. CAM13-00185

    May 9, 2013 Joint Meeting with the Houghton Community Council

    Overview of Current Comprehensive Plan,
    File No. CAM13-00465 #5
    April 25, 2013 MRM PAR, File No. ZON11-00006

    2013-2014 Comprehensive Plan Update Work Program,
    File No. CAM13-00465 #1
    April 11, 2013

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    March 28, 2013
    Commercial Codes KZC Amendments (Phase 2),
    File No. CAM13-00185


    Neighborhood Planning
    March 14, 2013 2013 Threshold Determination of Private Amendment Requests for Amending the Comprehensive Plan Memo

        EvergreenHealth PAR, File No. CAM12-01481

        Chaffey Building Group PAR, File No. CAM12-01477

        Xiaowei PAR, File No. CAM12-01461
    February 28, 2013 MRM Private Amendment Request (PAR), File No. ZON11-00006
    February 14, 2013 Residential Suites - Adjacency Regulations, File No. CAM13-00178

    Commercial Codes KZC Amendments, Phase 2,
    File No. CAM13-00185


    Comprehensive Plan Update Briefing
    January 24, 2013

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    January 10, 2013 Transportation Commission Level of Service

    Planning Work Program, File No. PLN13-00010

    Revision to Rules of Procedure
    December 27, 2013

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    December 13, 2012

      Early Start at
         6:00 pm
       Held in the
    Houghton Room
    Planning Commission Annual Dinner and Retreat

       Planning Work Program
    November 15, 2012

    Special Meeting
         7:00 pm
    Howard Private Amendment Request (PAR), File No. ZON11-00005
        Part 1
        Part 2

    Parker Private Amendment Request (PAR), File No. CAM12-00290
    November 8, 2012 Joint Public Hearing with the Houghton Community Council

    2012 City Initiated Comprehensive Plan Amendments,
    File No. ZON12-00001

        Part 1
        Part 2
        Part 3
    October 25, 2012 Howard Private Amendment Request (PAR), File No. ZON11-00005

    Parker Private Amendment Request (PAR), File No. CAM12-00290
    October 11, 2012

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    October 4, 2012

    Special Meeting
          7:00 pm

    Residential Suites KZC Amendments, File No. ZON12-00002
    (File #4) - Public Hearing

       Part 1
       Part 2
       Part 3
       Part 4

    September 27, 2012 2012 Annual City Initiated Comprehensive Plan Amendments,
    File No. ZON12-00001


    Parker Private Amendment Request, File No. CAM12-00290

    Howard Private Amendment Request, File No. ZON11-00005
        Part 1
        Part 2

    Houghton / Everest Neighborhood Center, File No. CAM12-00639
    September 13, 2012

    Joint Meeting with Houghton Community Council

    Houghton / Everest Neighborhood Center, File No. CAM12-00639


    Rules of Procedure, File No. MIS12-00009
    August 23, 2012 Residential Suites (SRO) KZC Amendments, File No. ZON12-00002
    August 9, 2012 Houghton / Everest Neighborhood Center, File No. CAM12-00639
    July 26, 2012

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    July 19, 2012

    Special Meeting
        7:00 PM
    Commercial Code and Plan Amendments, File No. ZON11-00042
        Part 1
        Part 2

    Central Houghton/Everest Neighborhood Center, File No. CAM12-00639
    July 12, 2012 2012 Miscellaneous Zoning Code Amendments File No. ZON12-00002

    Materials provided to the Planning Commission at the July 12, 2012 meeting:
    Meeting Handout
    June 28, 2012 Commercial Code and Plan Amendments - Public Hearing
    File No. ZON11-00042

        Part 1
        Part 2
        Part 3
        Part 4
        Part 5
        Part 6
        Part 7
        Part 8 
    June 14, 2012 Joint Hearing with the Houghton Community Council

    2012 Miscellaneous Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON12-00002

        Part 1
        Part 2

    Materials provided to the Planning Commission and Houghton Community Council at the June 14, 2012 meeting:
    Meeting Handout 1
    Meeting Handout 2
    Meeting Handout 3 
    May 31, 2012

    Special Meeting
       7:00 PM
    Commercial Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON11-00042
        
        Part 1
        Part 2
        Part 3
        Part 4
        Part 5
    May 24, 2012 Totem Lake Zoning Code Amendments Hearing, File No. ZON11-00034

       Part 1
       Part 2
       Part 3
    May 10, 2012 2012 Miscellaneous Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON12-00002
    April 26, 2012 2012 Miscellaneous Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON12-00002
    April 12, 2012

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    March 22, 2012 Totem Lake Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON11-00034
    March 8, 2012 Commercial Code Amendments, File No. ZON11-00042

    2012 Miscellaneous Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON12-00002

    Planning Work Program, File No. MIS 09-00010
    February 23, 2012 Commercial Code Amendments, File No. ZON11-00042
    February 9, 2012

    Early Start at
    6:30 pm
    Green Codes, File No. ZON10-00031

    Commercial Code Amendments, File No. ZON11-00042

        Part 1
        Part 2
    January 26, 2012

    Special Start Time - 5:30 PM
    Planning Commission Annual Retreat

    To be held in the Peter Kirk Conference room at City Hall

    *Planning Work Program (2.05 MB)
    January 12, 2012

    Regular Meeting
    will begin after the  7:00 pm Joint Hearing Adjourns
    Totem Lake Zoning, File No. ZON11-00034

    2012 Miscellaneous Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON12-00002

    BN Zoning Moratorium
    Email to Planning Commission and City Council (Attachment added 1/9/2012)
    January 12, 2012

    Special Meeting
    7:00 pm
    Joint Hearing with Houghton Community Council

    Green Codes Public Hearing, File No. ZON10-00031

        Part 1
        Part 2
    December 22, 2011

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    December 8, 2011 Decision Commons Planning Tool Presentation

    Commercial Codes, File No. ZON11-00042

    Planning Commission Retreat Topics, File No. MIS11-00008
    November 28, 2011

    Special Meeting
    with HCC at 7:00 pm
    Joint Meeting with Houghton Community Council

        Green Codes
    November 17, 2011

    7:00 pm or as soon as the Joint PC/HCC Hearing Adjourns
    Altom Private Amendment Request, File No. ZON11-00002
    November 17, 2011

    Special Meeting
    7:00 pm
    Joint Hearing with Houghton Community Council

    2011 Comprehensive Plan Amendments, File No. ZON11-00001

        Part 1
        Part 2
        Part 3    
        Part 4
    October 27, 2011 Urban Land Institute (ULI) - Technical Assistance Panel Study of Totem Lake Business District, File No. ZON11-00034

    2011 Miscellaneous Code Amendments - Ground Floor Commercial, File No. ZON11-00042

    Totem Lake Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON11-00034

    2011 City Initiated Comprehensive Plan Amendments, File No. ZON11-00001

    Altom Private Amendment Request, File No. ZON11-00002
    October 13, 2011 Green Codes, File No. ZON10-00031
    September 22, 2011 * Regular Meeting Cancelled due to our "All City Boards & Commissions Appreciation Event" being held at the Peter Kirk Community Center at 6:00 pm
    September 8, 2011     2011 Comprehensive Plan Amendments ( 2 MB)

    Totem Lake Code Amendments (1.87 MB)
    August 25, 2011 Central Houghton Neighborhood Plan, File No. ZON09-00016

    Green Codes, File No. ZON10-00031
    August 11, 2011

    * * * MEETING CANCELED * * *

    July 28, 2011 Lakeview Neighborhood Plan, File No. ZON07-0032

        Part 1 *Staff Memo Updated 7/22/2011
        Part 2
        Part 3
        Part 4
    July 14, 2011 Lakeview Neighborhood Plan, File No. ZON07-00032

    *The June 23, 2011 Joint Hearing with the Planning Commission and the Houghton Community Council on the Lakeview Neighborhood Plan was continued for Planning Commission and Houghton Community Council discussion to July 14, 2011 at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers.  The oral public comment portion of the hearing is closed but the Planning Commission and Houghton Community Council voted to accept written correspondence up to 5:00 pm on Friday, July 8, 2011.

    For questions or additional information, contact Janice Coogan, Senior Planner, at jcoogan@kirklandwa.gov or 425-587-3257.
    June 23, 2011 Joint Hearing with Planning Commission and Houghton Community Council

    Central Houghton Neighborhood Plan, File No. ZON09-00016

    Lakeview Neighborhood Plan, File No. ZON07-00032

       Part 1
       Part 2
    June 9, 2011 Green Codes, File No. ZON10-00031
    May 26, 2011 Central Houghton Neighborhood Plan, File No. ZON09-00016
    May 12, 2011 Central Business District Zoning Code Amendments, Allowed Ground Floor Uses Hearing, File No ZON10-00027

    Email for Boards and Commissions and Public Records

    Juanita Presentation
    April 28, 2011 Lakeview Neighborhood Plan, ZON07-00032

    Green Codes, ZON10-00031
    April 14, 2011 South Kirkland Park and Ride, File No. ZON10-00014

        Attachment #7 Public Comment - updated 4/14/2011

    Lakeview Neighborhood Plan, File No. ZON07-00032

        Part 1
        Part 2
    March 24, 2011

    7:00 pm
    Joint Hearing with
    the Houghton
    Community Council
    South Kirkland Park and Ride, File No. ZON10-00014

    *Corrections to some packet attachments are below (tracked changes did not show up in the pdf version of the documents):

    Attachment 2 YBD 1 Use Zone Chart

    Attachment 3 Design Guidelines Matrix

    Attachment 8 KMC Section 105.58

    Attachment 9 KZC Section 110.52

    Attachment 10 KMC3.30 - Municipal Code
    March 24, 2011

    8:00 pm or as soon thereafter as possible following the 7pm Hearing
    Green Codes, File No. ZON10-00031
    March 10, 2011

    Early Start 6:30 pm 
    Eastside Rail Corridor Interest Statement

    Central Business Distict Zoning Code Amendments, Allowed Ground Floor Uses Hearing, File No. ZON10-00027

    Private Amendment Requests, File No. ZON11-00002, ZON11-00005, ZON11-00006

    2011 Zoning Code Amendments, File No. ZON11-00013
    February 24, 2011

    MEETING HAS BEEN CONTINUED TO MARCH 10, 2011
    DUE TO LACK OF QUORUM


    Central Business District Zoning Code Amendments, Allowed Ground Floor Uses, File No. ZON10-00027


    Eastside Rail Corridor Interest Statement

    2011 Zoning code Amendments, File No. ZON11-00013

    February 22, 2011

    Peter Kirk Room
    Joint Meeting with Houghton Community Council

    South Kirkland Park and Ride, File No. ZON10-00014
    February 10, 2011

    Peter Kirk Room
    Joint Meeting with Houghton Community Council

    South Kirkland Park and Ride, File No. ZON10-00014
    January 27, 2011 Planning Work Program

    Green Codes
    January 13, 2011

    Special Meeting
    Starts at 5:30 pm
    Peter Kirk Room
    City Hall
    Planning Commission Retreat - Planning Work Program


    Past Agendas & Packets

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    Planning & Community Development
    Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    * Planning and Building Department Counters are closed Wednesday's 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
    123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

    General Inquiries:
    PlanningInfo@kirklandwa.gov
    T. 425.587.3225 | F. 425.587.3232