Planning Commission Hearing

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Code Amendment – HEARING

 & Remanded Items Returned

Leavenworth City Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on a new Leavenworth Municipal Code Chapter 18.42 Affordable Low-Income Housing Incentives, to provide incentives for the creation of affordable low-income housing.

At this same meeting, remanded items for the following will be considered and sent back to the City Council:

  1. Leavenworth Comprehensive Plan
    • Creation of a new Residential Low Density 8,000 designation (removing Residential Low Density 12,000 and 10,000).
  2. Zoning Lot Size Requirements
    • Combining land use designations LMC 18.21 Residential Low Density 12,000 and LMC 18.23 Residential Low Density 10,000 into a new LMC 18.18 Residential Low Density 8,000 zoning which would change the minimum lot sizes from 12,000 and 10,000 square feet to 8,000 (respectively).
  3. Duplex Lot Size Requirements
    • Change the minimum lot size requirement for a duplex from 12,000 square feet to the corresponding zoning district, amending LMC Sections 18.20.060, 18.21.060, 18.23.060, 18. 36.045.
    • Removing 18.52.130, conditional use permit – two-family dwelling units (duplexes).

If you do not have computer access, please contact City Hall for special accommodations.  For more information contact Lilith Vespier, AICP, PO Box 287 / 700 Highway 2 Leavenworth, WA 98826; Phone:  509-548-5275 / Fax:  509-548-6429; Email:  [email protected]

Hearing documents will be attached to this meeting event no later than one week prior to the meeting.

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Mar 02 2022


7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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