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Tideflats Interim Regulations

About the Interim Regulations

On May 9, 2017 the Tacoma City Council adopted Resolution No. 39723 initiating a subarea planning process for the Port/Tideflats. The Council also directed the Planning Commission to immediately begin the discussion on the need for interim regulations while the subarea planning process is underway.


Visit Tideflats Subarea Plan for more information on that process. 


Public Hearing on September 13, 2017

On August 16, the Planning Commission released draft Tideflats Interim Regulations for public review and comment and set a public hearing for September 13, 2017 at 6 PM at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center, Exhibition Hall A. Public comments were accepted through September 15, 2017 at 5 PM. 


Audio from the September 13, 2017 Public Hearing
Written Comments

Public Hearing Information

Informational Meeting on September 6, 2017 

To learn more about the proposed interim regulations, there was an informational meeting on September 6 in City Council Chambers.  


Staff Presentation 


Planning Commission Review

On August 16, the Planning Commission reviewed the following draft materials


August 16, 2017 Planning Commission Agenda Packet

Staff Presentation

Written Comments


On August 2, 2017, the Planning Commission began reviewing draft findings of fact and potential options for interim regulations. 


August 2, 2017 Planning Commission Agenda Packet 

Staff Presentation

Written Comments


On June 21, 2017, the Planning Commission began their deliberations and determined that interim regulations may be warranted. 


Planning Commission Agenda Packet

Planning Commission Presentation


For more information on the Planning Commission, including meeting times and locations, please visit the Planning Commission web page. 


Other News

On July 18, 2017, Planning and Development Services staff presented a briefing to the City Council during Study Session. 


You can watch the video (begins at the 84 minute mark) or download the presentation


Planning Contact

Stephen Atkinson
Senior Planner


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