RESOLUTION NO. 807
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, ADOPTING THE 2016 PLANNING COMMISSION PRELIMINARY WORK PLAN
WHEREAS, the City Council established and appointed the Planning Commission to advise the City Council on the following topics: growth management; general land use and transportation planning; long range capital improvement plans; and other matters as directed by the City Council; and
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission is charged with reviewing and holding hearings on proposed development regulations for the City and making recommendations to the City Council on amendments to those regulations; and
WHEREAS, the Revised Code of Washington 36.70A.040 requires the City to adopt development regulations which are consistent with and implement the Comprehensive Plan; and
WHEREAS, in accordance with Council Rules, directives to the City’s Commissions including the Planning Commission are to be in the form of a City Council Resolution, and
WHEREAS, each year the City Council adopts an Annual Preliminary Planning Commission Work Plan directing the Planning Commission to review and recommend plan and development regulation amendments, and
WHEREAS, in 2016 the Planning Commission continues work on development regulation amendments directed by the City Council in the 2015 Preliminary Planning Commission Work Plan, and
WHEREAS, by City Council Resolution 743 the City Council directed the Planning Commission to review and recommend amendments to the sign code, and
WHEREAS, by City Council Resolution 791 the City Council directed the Planning Commission to review and recommend amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Regulations to ease the process of amending the Comprehensive Plan and development regulations to promote economic growth, and
WHEREAS, in accordance with UPMC 19.90.030 (C), the Planning Commission and Staff requests to study and recommend four amendments to the Zoning Code regarding mixed use, floor area ratio, transition zones, and density rounding; and
WHEREAS, in accordance with UPMC 16.10.080 a privately initiated proposal to amend the Comprehensive Plan has been received and will be reviewed by the Planning Commission before consideration by the City Council in the fourth quarter; and
WHEREAS, the foregoing work items included in the 2016 Annual Preliminary Planning Commission Work Plan attached hereto as Exhibit A have been reviewed and recommended by the Planning Commission on January 20, 2016;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Adoption of the 2016 Annual Preliminary Planning Commission Work Plan. The City Council directs the Planning Commission to review and make recommendations regarding those items listed in the 2016 Annual Preliminary Planning Commission Work Plan attached hereto as Exhibit A.
Section 2. Effective Date. This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON APRIL 4, 2016.
Javier H. Figueroa, Mayor
Emelita Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Steve Victor, City Attorney