Planning Commission


Chair Karen Patjens

Vice-Chair Kathy L. McVay

Commissioner Kenneth Halgren

Commissioner Arne Michaelsen

Commissioner Jerry Foss


April 4, 2017 - Cancelled

Planning Commission Meetings begin at 6:00 PM

 Past Minutes

Please contact staff for any additional information

The Planning Commission meets at the City Hall on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:00 PM (except for the August meeting which is the third Tuesday). The Planning Commission is appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by the Council to do the following:

  • act as a research and fact-finding agency for the city, as requested or required by the city council;
  • may participate in the activities of regional planning commissions;
  • study, promulgate, develop and make recommendations on updates to the comprehensive plan;
  • process and hear all requests for zoning, rezoning or variances, grant or deny requests for variance, make reports and recommendations to the council regarding any proposed plat or subdivision and recommend to the city council changes in the city ordinance law relating to any of such matters.

For more information contact the Planning Department at City Hall, 253-564-8901.

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