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Planning Commission Seeking Applicants

Applicants Sought for the Planning Commission


October 2, 2017




Lihuang Wung, Staff Liaison, lwung@cityoftacoma.org, (253) 591-5682


Applicants Sought for the Planning Commission


The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill one position on the Planning Commission –

the District No. 5 position for an unexpired term through June 30, 2018. Applicants seeking this position must reside in this district.


The Planning Commission develops and updates the Comprehensive Plan and its elements; formulates effective and efficient land use and development regulations and processes that implement the Comprehensive Plan. This Commission reviews various planning issues, such as area-wide zoning reclassifications, moratoria, interim zoning, pre-annexation planning, historic district designation, urban design, and transportation and capital facilities programs.


The Planning Commission consists of nine members appointed by the City Council for

three-year terms.  All members must be residents of Tacoma. Commission meetings occur the first and third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m.


To find out additional information on the Planning Commission, please visit their website or contact Lihuang Wung, Planning and Development Services, at (253) 591-5682.


Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Monday, October 16, 2017.

To apply, visit cityoftacoma.org/cbcapplication or contact Sola Wingenbach at (253) 591-5178, servetacoma@cityoftacoma.org, or the City Clerk’s Office, Room 11, Tacoma Municipal Building North, 733 Market Street, Tacoma, WA 98402.


The City of Tacoma’s commitment to equity, including racial equity, supports Commissions, Boards and Committees that reflect the diversity of the community. The City encourages applicants of all races and ethnicities, to apply for a position as Commissioner on the Planning Commission.