Planning Commission News

May 26, 2022 - Virtual Public Meeting/Workshop

Pass Code:  070575 Opens in new window

Meeting ID:  812 1320 4662
Webinar Passcode:  576418 


The Spokane County Planning Commission pursuant to Chapter 36.70 and 36.70A RCW, that a virtual public meeting, including a public workshop will be held via Zoom on Thursday, May 26th, 2022 at 9:00 a.m. The purpose of the public meeting is to conduct the following matters:  

WORKSHOP: Spokane County is scheduled to complete the required Comprehensive Plan Periodic Update by 2026. At this workshop, Spokane County Planning Staff will introduce and discuss the topic of LAMRIDS and Urban Growth Area “Neighborhoods.”  Questions or comments are welcome at any time via the web at https://www.spokanecounty.org/3961/Public-Hearings Workshops, by calling 509-477-3675, or by emailing planningcommission@spokanecounty.org. 

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PUBLIC HEARING: Spokane County is proposing to amend the Spokane County Public Participation Program Guidelines to better reflect the virtual/digital capabilities for more flexible commenting. On February 24th, 2022 and March 31st, 2022, the Spokane County Planning Commission conducted workshops to present an overview of the proposal, discussed the proposed changes, and to take public input.  On April 28th, 2022, the Spokane County Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on the proposed amendment to the Public Participation Program Guidelines. The Commission took public testimony, and left the matter open for further comment, to ensure that further public comments would have ample time to be submitted, reviewed and considered by the commission. The Planning Commission will conduct the remaining portion of the continued Public Hearing at this open public meeting and take public comment on the final proposed draft on the Public Participation Guidelines.  Comments submitted via web or other means no later than Friday May 20th, 2022 will be collected for the commissioners' consideration prior to the meeting.  Oral comments will be considered at the Public Hearing. 

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PUBLIC HEARING: Spokane County is proposing to amend the Spokane County Zoning Code Section 14.402.  The changes would incorporate the proposed changes to the Spokane County Public Participation Program Guidelines, including but not limited to the incorporation of a public hearing prior to the initiation of a comprehensive plan amendment.  Additional changes include moving the initiation hearing process back from January to March, and addition of other clarifying language.  To view the entire proposed code changes, or submit a question or comment please visit https://www.spokanecounty.org/3961/Public-HearingsWorkshops or contact the planning department to request a copy at 509-477-3675, or by emailing planningcommission@spokanecounty.org. The Planning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing at this open public meeting and take public comment on the proposed code amendment.  Comments submitted via web or other means no later than Friday May 20th, 2022 will be collected for the commissioners' consideration prior to the meeting.  Oral comments will be considered at the Public Hearing.

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