Below are the various projects the Planning Commission has recently approved or is currently working on. For additional information, always feel free to contact the Planning Staff – 253-564-8902 or planning@cityoffircrest.net.

2018 Work Plan

This is the approved work plan for the Planning Commission. This document is for planning purposes only and may be modified as items or issues arise.

Golf Course Condo Project – updated 6/6/18

A site development permit was issued May 12, 2018. This permit authorizes the developer to begin clearing, grading, installing utilities and constructing the street and sidewalks. Site work begins the week of 6/4/2018.

The next steps include the final site plan and design approval, including landscaping and building design. Approval must be obtained before the actual construction plans for the condos may be approved.

2018 Comprehensive Plan Update

Case number: 18-03

Chapter 23.06 Comprehensive Plan Amendments establishes the process by which the Fircrest Comprehensive Plan can be updated and amended each year.

The window for private application is from April 2 – June 1, 2018

 2018 Comprehensive Plan Update Schedule

next meeting: TBD

FMC 22.07.004 and .005, Type II-A Public Notice

Case number: 18-04

The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on staff’s recommendation to increase the public notice for Type II-A applications to 300 feet for commercial projects and extending the comment period to 14 days. At the request of the City Council, staff reviewed the notice requirements for Type II-A permits, which include administrative use permits, minor site plan review, minor variances and administrative interpretations. Type II-A applications are a staff level review and do not require a public hearing.

As this is a legislative item, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing prior to forwarding a recommendation to the City Council. The City Council will hold a public hearing prior to taking any final action.

next meeting: May 8 – City Council Public Hearing

April 3, 2018 Agenda Packet

May 8, 2018 Agenda Packet

 

FMC 22.58.003, Accessory Building Setbacks

Case number: 18-05

The Planning Commission will be holding a public hearing on staff’s recommendation to reduce the side-street side setback and rear setback of through-lots to five feet for structures not requiring a permit and to increase the rear and side yard setbacks for accessory structures from three feet to five feet.

As this is a legislative item, the Planning Commission will hold a public hearing prior to forwarding a recommendation to the City Council. The City Council will hold a public hearing prior to taking any final action.

next meeting: May 8, 2018 – City Council Public Hearing

April 3, 2018 Agenda Packet

May 8, 2018 Agenda Packet

 

New Commercial Building: Chick-fil-A restaurant

Case number: 18-06

The City has received an application for a preliminary site plan review and an accessory use permit for a 6,545-square foot restaurant with drive-thru as well as a major variance for additional parking.

next meeting: a public hearing is tentatively set for Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 6:00 pm or soon thereafter.

Notice of Application

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Joint Planning Meeting

The City Council and Planning Commission held its annual joint meeting on February 6, 2018. Click title for a summary and links to the meeting documents.