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Latest News - Planning Commission Public Scoping Hearing, June 19, 2019 

The Planning Commission invites you to attend the Public Scoping Hearing, and the Informational Session, and provide comments on the scope of work for the four applications for the 2020 Amendment to the Comprehensive Plan and Land Use Regulatory Code ("2020 Amendment").   

  • Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
  • Time (Informational Session): 4-5 PM
  • Time (Scoping Hearing): 5:30 PM
  • Location: Tacoma City Council Chambers, 747 Market Street, Tacoma, WA 98402
  • Subject: Scope of Work for the 2020 Amendment Applications  
  • Notice: For more information, including how to provide comments, please review one of following notices:
  • Public Scoping Hearing Notice (June 19, 2019);
  • Public Scoping Hearing Notice - Heidelberg-Davis; or
  • Public Scoping Hearing Notice - West Slope VSD

    Project Status

    The 2020 Amendment is currently in the "Assessment" phase where the Planning Commission is reviewing the four applications received and is scheduled to make a determination on July 17, 2019 on whether the applications will be accepted.  Your comments provided at the Public Scoping Hearing will be a very important basis for the Commission's decision making.  Accepted applications will be moved forward into the "Analysis" phase for further review by the Planning Commission and planning staff.

  • 2020 Amendment Assessment - PC Review Packet (May 29, 2019)
  • 2020 Amendment Assessment - PC Presentation (May 29, 2019)

    Application #1 - Heidelberg-Davis Land Use Designation

    The applicant, Metro Park Tacoma, seeks to re-designate the subject site near the Cheney Stadium from the Parks and Open Space designation to Major Institutional Campus.  The designation would allow for major campus complexes such as office, educational and healthcare facilities.

  • 2020 Amendment Assessment of Application - Heidelberg-Davis 

    Application #2 - West Slope View Sensitive Overlay District

    The applicant, the West Slope Neighborhood Coalition, seeks to amend the existing View Sensitive Overlay District (VSD) code requirements as it pertains to the Narrowmoor Additions, which is an approximately 349-lot subdivision within the West Slope area of Tacoma.  The proposal would decrease allowed building height from 25 feet to 20 feet in the VSD within the subject area only.

  • 2020 Amendment Assessment of Application - West Slope

    Application #3 - Transportation Master Plan Amendments

    Public Works Department seeks to amend the Transportation Master Plan, which is the transportation element of the One Tacoma Comprehensive Plan, by updating policies, priority networks, project list, and performance measures; incorporating the Tacoma Mall Neighborhood Subarea Plan; making changes to support multimodal level of service, impact fees, or Vision Zero, a plan to eliminate traffic fatalities and serious injuries; and incorporating the Dome District Business Association’s request to strengthen pedestrian priorities in the Downtown Regional Growth Center.

  • 2020 Amendment Assessment of Application - TMP

    Application #4 - Minor Plan and Code Amendments

    Planning and Development Services Department has compiled a list of minor, non-policy related revisions to the One Tacoma Comprehensive Plan and the Tacoma Municipal Code, intended to keep information current, address inconsistencies, correct minor errors, increase clarity, and improve the efficiency of implementation of the Plan and administration of the Code.

  • 2020 Amendment Assessment of Application - Minor Amendments

    Application Process Closed on April 1, 2019

    Application process for the 2020 Amendment was open between January 1 and April 1, 2019.  Posted below, for documentation purposes, are documents that were posted during the application process: 

    Staff Contacts

    Stephen Atkinson

    (253) 591-5531



    Lihuang Wung

    (253) 591-5682