Important Public Hearing Tuesday On Major Changes To Everett Zoning Code

June 4, 2018

Everett

Metro Everett

Big changes in density, parking requirements and the future of Everett are being discussed.

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Predictions call for 165,000 people in Everett by 2035.

Tuesday night (June 5th) the Everett Planning Commission will be holding public hearings on plans that can change the future of Everett not only in the proposed Metro Everett area but also across the entire City of Everett.

The Metro Everett Plan may become a template for other areas of the city and the parking rules that are being discussed are city-wide. The public hearing will begin at 6:30 PM in the Everett City Council chambers at 3002 Wetmore in downtown Everett. It will also be televised on Everett TV.

While anything approved by the Planning Commission must also be approved by the Everett City Council this is a major plan that has been years in the making. If you own property or plan to develop in Everett this is something you should likely follow closely. Here are more specifics and links to detailed information.

The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on the draft Metro Everett Plan and draft development regulations on June 5th at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall, 3002 Wetmore Avenue, Everett, WA. The draft plan and development regulations, including city-wide off-street parking regulations, can be viewed at https://everettwa.gov/1424/Metro-Everett-Center-Plan.

New Documents Available

  1. Proposed Changes. Planning staff have recommended some changes in the drafts, particularly regarding medical clinics and social services on the ground floor of buildings; to read those recommendations, click here.
  2. Development Capacity in Metro Everett. An analysis of development capacity and growth targets has been written. Click here for the report.
  3. SEPA Documents. An Addendum to the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Comprehensive Plan 10-year update for action on the Metro Everett Subarea Plan and Development Standards has been issued. Click here for that Addendum.

Interactive Map

If you want to know what zoning is proposed for property you may own in Metro Everett, click on this link here to get an interactive map. This map includes proposed land use/zoning, street designations, heights and Metro Everett off-street parking areas as of 5/8/18. More questions? Email us at metro@everettwa.gov.



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