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Ordinance Number

627 

Ordinance Subject

Amending UPMC Title 16-Comprehensive Plan, including text amendments to the Land Use and Shoreline Elements and amendments to the Plan Map, to comply with requirements to update the Shoreline Master Plan

Date Adopted

10/21/2013 

Repealed By

 

Amended By

 

Ordinance

ORDINANCE NO. 627

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AMENDING TITLE 16 OF THE UNIVERSITY PLACE MUNICIPAL CODE, COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, INCLUDING TEXT AMENDMENTS TO THE LAND USE AND SHORELINE ELEMENTS AND AMENDMENTS TO THE PLAN MAP, TO COMPLY WITH REQUIREMENTS TO UPDATE THE SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM AND THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SHORELINE MANAGEMENT ACT AND THE GROWTH MANAGEMENT ACT, RCW 36.70A 130(5)(a)

 

 

WHEREAS, on July 6, 1998 the City of University Place adopted its Comprehensive Plan, in compliance with Chapter 36.70A RCW the State of Washington Growth Management Act, with numerous and varied opportunities for public involvement; and,

 

            WHEREAS, RCW 36.70A.130(5)(a)requires the Comprehensive Plan be subject to continuing review and evaluation and if necessary revision to insure the plan continues to comply with the Growth Management Act no later than June 30, 2015; and

 

WHEREAS, the City is employing a phased approach to comply with RCW 36.70A.130(5)(a) reviewing and amending as necessary the Comprehensive Plan’s land use, and shoreline elements in 2013 and reviewing the remaining elements in 2014 and 2015; and

 

            WHEREAS, on  November 8, 2011 the City Council adopted Resolution 684 establishing a public participation program in accordance with RCW 36.70A.035 and 140, which included public notification, several Planning Commission public meetings, including two public hearings; and

 

           WHEREAS, on December 19, 2011 the City published notice in the Tacoma News Tribune announcing the City’s intent to amend the Comprehensive Plan and inviting the submittal of applications for Comprehensive Plan amendments; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council created and appointed the Planning Commission to advise the City Council on growth management and land use planning, and to hold hearings on and develop a Comprehensive Plan for the City and make recommendations to the City Council on amendments to the comprehensive plan, the zoning code and map, and the development regulations of the City; and

 

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission held numerous public meetings including three public hearings on the shoreline element amendments and associated land use element amendments (April 17, 2013, May 1, 2013, and May 15, 2013), and one public hearing on plan map amendments and land use element text amendments not associated with the Shoreline Master Program Update (September 5, 2012); and

 

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission, after duly considering all proposed amendments to the shoreline element, land use element, and plan map amendments and public testimony submitted at the hearing, voted to recommend amendments to City Council for adoption; and

 

WHEREAS, the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments are consistent with the Growth Management Act, VISION 2040, Pierce County County-Wide Planning Policies, Shoreline Management Act, and Shoreline Master Program Guidelines; and

 

WHEREAS, the City’s Responsible Official issued a Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS) for the proposed shoreline element amendments and associated land use element amendments on March 30, 2013 with a comment period ending on April 12, 2013; and

 

WHEREAS, the City’s Responsible Official issued a Determination of Nonsignificance (DNS) for the proposed plan map amendments and land use element text amendments not associated with the Shoreline Master Program Update on July 26, 2013 with a comment period ending on September 27, 2013; and

 

WHEREAS, the City submitted a 60-day Notice of Intent to Adopt Amendments to Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulations to the Washington State Department of Commerce on May 14, 2013 for amendments associated with the Shoreline Master Program Update, and did not receive any formal comments in response to the Notice prior to the close of the comment period on July 12, 2013; and

 

WHEREAS, the City submitted a 60-day Notice of Intent to Adopt Amendments to Comprehensive Plan and Development Regulations to the Washington State Department of Commerce on July 26, 2013 for amendments unrelated to the Shoreline Master Program Update, and did not receive any formal comments in response to the Notice prior to the close of the comment period on September 27, 2013; and

 

WHEREAS, the City sent the proposed amendments along with a review checklist to the Puget Sound Regional Council for review for compliance with the Growth Management Act, VISION 2014 including the Multi-County Planning Policies; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council held several study sessions prior to public hearings it conducted on October 7 and 21, 2013 to take public comment and discuss proposed Comprehensive Plan text and map amendments; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council has determined that amending the City of University Place Comprehensive Plan protects the public health, safety and welfare and complies with the Growth Management Act;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, DOES ORDAIN AS FOLLOWS:

 

            Section 1.         University Place Comprehensive Plan Land Use Element Amendments Adopted. The City of University Place Comprehensive Plan text, adopted by reference pursuant to UPMC Section 16.05.010, is hereby amended as indicated in Exhibit “A” attached.

 

            Section 2.         University Place Comprehensive Plan Shoreline Element Amendments Adopted. The University Place Comprehensive Plan text, adopted by reference pursuant to UPMC Section 16.05.010, is hereby amended as shown on Exhibit “B” attached. 

 

            Section 3.         University Place Comprehensive Plan Map Amendments Adopted. The University Place Comprehensive Plan Map, adopted pursuant to UPMC Section 16.05.020, is hereby amended to re-designate parcels 8950003641, 8950003660, 0220092029, 0220092031, 3430200310, 3430200300, 0220092007, 0220091017 and 0220092039 from Low Density Residential to Mixed Use -- Maritime as shown on Exhibit “C” attached. 

 

Section 4.         University Place Comprehensive Plan Map Amendments Adopted. The University Place Comprehensive Plan Map, adopted pursuant to UPMC Section 16.05.020, is hereby amended to re-designate parcels 6465000019, 6465000018, 6465000026, 6465000027, 6465000037, 6465000051, 6465000055, 6465000056, 6465000060 and 6465000068 from Light Industrial – Business Park to Commercial as shown on Exhibit “D” attached. 

 

            Section 5.         Severability.  If any section, sentence, clause or phrase of this Title shall be held to be invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of any other section, sentence, clause or phrase of this Title.

 

            Section 6.         Publication and Effective Date.  A summary of this ordinance, consisting of its title, shall be published in the official newspaper of the City.  This ordinance shall be effective five (5) days after its publication.

 

PASSED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON OCTOBER 21, 2013.

 


                                                                                                _________________________________
Ken Grassi, Mayor

 

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

____________________________

Emelita Genetia, City Clerk

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

 

 

____________________________

Steve Victor, City Attorney

 

Published:  10/23/13

Effective Date:  10/28/13

 

Council Minutes

Regular Council Meeting Minutes-20131021-0833 

OrdinanceID

Ordinance :627-19010918-627 
Attachments
627-Exhibit A.pdf    
627-Exhibit B.pdf    
627-Exhibit C.pdf    
627-Exhibit D.pdf    
Content Type: Ordinance
Created at 10/31/2013 10:15 AM  by Emelita Genetia 
Last modified at 11/5/2013 8:44 AM  by Emelita Genetia