2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendments

The application period for 2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendments closed on July 31, 2018. For additional information on the 2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendment process, please refer to the guidelines document.

A summary table of the amendments is available on this page or as a PDF. The web version provides the application number, applicant and short description of the amendments. Clicking the application number links to the Planning and Public Works Permit Center page where each application and its related documents are accessible. 

On September 18, 2018, the Pierce County Council initiated the proposed amendments for review through Resolution No. R2018-108s

Upcoming Meetings



The Land Use Advisory Commission meetings and Planning Commission hearings for the amendments will take place throughout December and January.

The December meeting for Pierce County Regional Council (PCRC) has been canceled. A January meeting date will be finalized and posted.
Comment Link
Urban Growth Area (UGA)/Potential Annexation Area (PAA) Amendments
Land Use Application Number Applicant  Description  Staff Report  LUAC Meeting 
 PCRC Planning Commission 
891681 Pierce County Planning and Public Works (PPW) Reduce the City of Gig Harbor UGA, approx. 263 acres, East Gig Harbor area. PDF Gig Harbor Peninsula TBD January 9, 2019 
891623 City of Buckley  New UGA for the City of Buckley -  based on 2014 UGA application. PDF  N/A TBD  January 9, 2019 

Area-Wide Map Amendments

Land Use Application Number Applicant  Description  Staff Report  LUAC Meeting  PCRC  Planning Commission 
891418 Charles Bitton Valley Ave. NE/Milwaukee Ave. E. area, north of the City of Puyallup - Change designation on 2 parcels to better reflect current use and neighborhood zoning, one to Neighborhood Center and the other to Employment Center.   N/A TBD January 16, 2019
890881 Azure Green Consultants Valley Ave. NE/Milwaukee Ave. E. area, north of the City of Puyallup - Redesignate 7 parcels from MSF to Employment Center.   N/A TBD January 16, 2019
891322 Pierce County Parks and Recreation Designate 4 Pierce County Parks properties with the Parks and Recreation land use designation.
  N/A TBD January 23, 2019
891875 Key Peninsula Metropolitan Park District  Designate 4 parks properties as Parks and Recreation consistent with other Key Peninsula parks adjoining properties. PDF  Key Peninsula TBD January 9, 2019 
891914 Douglas and Susan Baron Designate 2 parcels as Rural Neighborhood Center (RNC) at SR 162 and Pioneer Way E. in the Alderton-McMillin Community Plan area. (Also see companion application 891942 - Community Plan Amendment).   N/A TBD January 16, 2019
891909 12905- 140th Ave. LLC  Designate 5 parcels as Rural Industrial Center (RIC) on the north end of the existing RIC in Alderton-McMillin Community Plan area. (Also see companion applications 891940 - Community Plan Amendment and 891941 - Text Amendment).   N/A TBD January 16, 2019

Comprehensive Plan Text Amendments

Land Use Application Number   Applicant Description  Staff Report  LUAC Meeting  PCRC  Planning Commission
891325
Pierce County Parks and Recreation  Addresses text changes to Chapter 11, Parks and Recreation Element, and other general portions for consistency with the Parks, Recreation, and Open Space Plan (PROS) level of service amendments.  WITHDRAWN





891589  PPW  Designate Centers of Local Importance (CoLI) for Puget Sound Regional Council recognition.  PDF N/A  TBD
January 23, 2019
891585 PPW JBLM Noise Disclosure Policies - Policies to support notification of property owners around the Base of potential noise impacts from on-Base military activities. PDF Parkland-Spanaway-Midland TBD January 23, 2019
891627 PPW Rural School Policies - Amend policies consistent with State legislation allowing schools in the rural area, and extension of sewer service to schools in the rural area serving urban students.
PDF Gig Harbor Peninsula

Graham 

Key Peninsula

Mid-County
TBD  January 23, 2019
891586 PPW High Density Single-Family (HSF) Policies - Policy to allow for attached single-family residential types in the HSF zone. PDF Frederickson

Gig Harbor 
Peninsula


Parkland-Spanaway-Midland

South Hill
TBD  January 23, 2019 
891683  Pierce County Council Add policy requiring concurrency of school services with development.
PDF Frederickson

Gig Harbor Peninsula

Graham

Key Peninsula

Mid-County

Parkland-Spanaway-Midland

South Hill
TBD  January 23, 2019
891686 Raining Mountain LLC Add policies to the Land Use Element - Gateway Communities recognizing the Upper Nisqually Community Plan policies to provide year-around, family-wage jobs. (Also see companion application 891709 - Community Plan Amendment).
  N/A  TBD January 16, 2019 
891941 12905- 140th Ave. LLC Amend Comprehensive Plan policies regarding Rural Industrial Centers (RIC) to be consistent with allowances under the Limited Areas of more Intensive Rural Development (LAMIRD). (Also see companion applications:  891940 - Community Plan Amendment and 891909 - Area-Wide Map Amendment).
  N/A  TBD  January 16, 2019 

Community Plan Amendments

Land Use Application Number Applicant  Description  Staff Report  LUAC Meeting  PCRC  Planning Commission 
891709 Raining Mountain LLC  Amendments to text and policies to allow for light industrial uses in Village Center designation of the Gateway Communities in the Upper Nisqually Community Plan area. (Also see companion application 891686 - Comprehensive Plan Amendment).   N/A  TBD  January 16, 2019
891942 Douglas and Susan Baron  Amend Community Plan text to reflect a Rural Neighborhood Center (RNC) at SR 162 and Pioneer Way E. (Also see companion application 891914 - Area-Wide Map Amendment).   N/A  TBD January 16, 2019 
891940 12905- 140th Ave. LLC Amend Community Plan text and land use tables consistent with the designation of 5 parcels to Rural Industrial Center (RIC). (Also see companion applications 891909 - Area-Wide Map Amendment, and 891941 - Comprehensive Plan Text Amendment).   N/A  TBD  January 16, 2019 
891624 PPW Technical Amendment - Update land use tables in Community Plans to reflect Agricultural Resource Lands (ARL) settlement.
N/A  TBD  January 9, 2019
895958 Pierce County Council Amend Gig Harbor Peninsula Community Plan policies as Commission finds necessary to pursue a tree canopy coverage goal of 75% within the Urban Sensitive Resource overlay and the Rural Sensitive Resource zone to implement the Gig Harbor Peninsula Open Space Corridors map. PDF  Gig Harbor Peninsula  TBD  January 9, 2019 


Contact
Jeffey D. Mann, AICP, Senior Planner
jeff.mann@piercecountywa.gov
(253) 798-2150