A 10 minute neighborhood is a community where residents can walk short distances from home to destinations that meet their daily needs. The 10 Minute Neighborhood concept is a tool to quantify and map the walkability of different parts of the City based on the availability of places to walk to and availability of convenient access to those places.
The City every two to three years considers citizen amendment requests to amend the Comprehensive Plan, Zoning Code and Zoning Map. Next application deadline is December 1, 2018. See the Planning Department.
City of Kirkland Critical Areas Regulations - Chapter 90 Kirkland Zoning Code.
View information regarding tree retention requirements, removal allowances, and various landscaping lists.
The Shoreline Master Program applies to land within 200 feet of Lake Washington's ordinary high water mark and within wetlands connected to Juanita Bay and Yarrow Bay.
Information regarding Initiative I-502 legalizing possession, sales, processing, and production of marijuana and how it applies in Kirkland.
The City of Kirkland has implemented a public records request portal to make the request process more efficient and transparent.
The City's Code Enforcement Program supports the City's public safety mission by investigating potential or actual violations of the City, public health, and other applicable regulations. Different City Departments investigate complaints depending on the nature of the violation.
General affordable housing information.