On Monday, November 6, 2023, at 7:00 p.m., or soon thereafter, a public hearing will be held by the Lakewood City Council to consider the 2023 Miscellaneous Zoning and Development Regulation Code Amendments. The meeting will be held at the Lakewood City Hall Council Chambers located at 6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood WA. If you would like to provide virtual Public Testimony on the Public Hearing during the meeting, you will need to join the Zoom meeting by calling by telephone Dial +1(253) 215- 8782 and enter participant ID: 868 7263 2373 or visiting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86872632373.
Public Testimony may be sent in advance to Briana Schumacher, City Clerk at 6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499 or emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Amendment 1. Permit standalone truck/trailer parking as a use type in the IBP, I1 and I2 spaces for general industrial and warehouses.
Amendment 2. Permit electric fencing in C1, C2, C3, and TOC zone classifications.
Amendment 3. Define “Unusual Use” and clarify that the Unusual Use Permit is for uses not similar to other uses or accessory uses within the municipal code.
Amendment 4. Correct inconsistencies between Title 17 and 18A and acknowledge binding site plan amendments, plat alterations, and short plat amendments in the list of permit types, review authorities, and timeframes.
Amendment 5. Move sign permit administration-related regulations with the other administration-related regulations in 18A and remove from the sign regulations in 18A.100 to avoid code inconsistencies.
Amendment 6. Update appeal timeframes for SEPA and land use decisions for internal consistency and consistency with State laws.
Amendment 7. Clarify that uses with a flex space building must be permitted in the applicable zone classification.
Amendment 8. Remove redundancy in mobile / manufactured home land use table and update permitted locations to current zone classifications.
Amendment 9. Update MR2 lot size standards to clarify lot size and reorganize interior setbacks for readability.
Amendment 10. Update Air Installation Compatible Use Zone (AICUZ) section for consistency with adopted Air Corridor 1 (AC1) and Air Corridor 2 (AC2) land use designations and zone classifications.
Amendment 11. Expanding Land Use Zones Allowing Child Care Facilities.
Amendment 12. Prohibit use of Accessory Dwelling Units as Short-Term Rentals.
For further information, please contact Tiffany Speir, Long Range & Strategic Planning Manager, at (253) 983-7702, or email@example.com.