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Applicants Sought for the Planning Commission


April 10, 2019



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



Applicants Sought for the Planning Commission


The Tacoma City Council is looking to fill three positions on the Planning Commission –

the District No. 4 position, the Environmental Community position, and the Architecture,

Historic Preservation, and/or Urban Design position.


All positions are to serve three-year terms from July 2019 through June 2022. Applicants seeking the District No. 4 position must reside in that district. Those seeking the other two positions must also be residents of Tacoma and preferably have some experience and knowledge in the respective fields of expertise.


The Planning Commission develops and updates the Comprehensive Plan and its elements, and 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.


Meetings occur the first and third Wednesday of each month beginning at 5 p.m. For additional information on the Commission, please visit their website or contact

Lihuang Wung, Planning and Development Services, at (253) 591-5682 or lwung@cityoftacoma.org.


Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Wednesday, April 24, 2019.

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