We value community input and look forward to hearing from you on agenda items. There are opportunities for providing public comment on any project. Join the Zoom meeting to provide verbal public comment during the Comments From the Audience portion of the meeting, or by submitting written comment in advance of the meeting. Be advised that your comments during the Zoom meeting are being recorded; each speaker is allotted three (3) minutes with the exception of the Houghton Community Council, where speakers are allotted five (5) minutes. The recording secretary will act as the timekeeper. Remember, all information provided is a considered a public record and subject to disclosure upon request.
You can also submit a Public Comment by emailing the project planner prior to the meeting. See meeting agenda or use staff directory for all staff email addresses.
You can get the meeting information off of the Public Notice (either posted on the large white sign erected in the subject property, the bulletin board at City Hall, online on the Planning Public Notices page or Public Meeting Calendar, or the publishing notice in the Seattle Times). Make a note of the deadline date, the hearing date, and the hearing body.
- The deadline date is the last day you may submit written comments if you will not attend the public hearing of if there will be a hearing on the proposal/project.
- The hearing date is the day you may submit written and/or oral comments if you will attend the public hearing.
- The hearing body is the group or individual who will consider the written and oral testimony.
Written comments will be presented to Hearing Examiner, Planning Commission, Houghton Community Council, or Design Review Board the night of the meeting if received by 4:00 PM. Otherwise, they will be given the following day.
To find out more information contact the City staff planner whose name and telephone number appears on the Public Notice or agenda and/or come to the Kirkland Planning and Building Department between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM and request to see the project file (the project file is noted in the public notice or agenda). The file will contain proposed site plans and building elevations (if applicable) and other information.
Should you have additional questions, please contact the Planning and Building Department at 425-587-3600.