2019 Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Code Amendments

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Overview

The City of Wenatchee intends to adopt revisions to the Wenatchee Urban Area Comprehensive Plan, the Capital Facilities Plan, and Title 10 of the Wenatchee City Code.

 The amendments include:

  • Site specific map amendments to the Wenatchee Urban Area Comprehensive Plan Land Use Map and official zoning map including (see materials for documentation of proposed changes)
  • Revisions to the Wenatchee Urban Area Motorized Transportation Circulation Maps (both north and south of the Wenatchee River) which can be found in the Transportation Element of the Wenatchee Urban Area Comprehensive Plan (see materials for documentation of proposed changes).
  • A complete rewrite of the City of Wenatchee Capital Facilities Plan.
  • A complete rewrite of Chapter 10.50 Signs in the Wenatchee City Code. See project website for more information.
  • Adoption of the “Our Valley our Future Action Plan / 2017-2021” as a guidance document in the Wenatchee Urban Area Comprehensive Plan
  • Revisions to the Implementation Table in the Land Use Element of the Wenatchee Urban Area Comprehensive Plan

See "Available Documents" section below for draft documents". 

For current versions of plans and codes click on the following links: Wenatchee Urban Area Comprehensive PlanWenatchee City Code Chapter 10.50, and current maps.

Final Adopted Documents

On December 5, 2019 the Wenatchee City Council Adopted the following documents:

  • Ordinance 2019-49
    • Amended the Official Zoning Map of the City of Wenatchee.
    • Effective Date January 12, 2020
  • Ordinance 2019-50
    • Amended Chapter 10.50 "Signs" of the Wenatchee City Code.
    • Effective Date: January 12, 2020
    • For more information on this project see the project page.
  • Resolution 2019-58
    • Annual amendment to the Wenatchee Urban Area Comprehensive Plan including the following:
      • Amendments to the Land Use Map located in the Land Use Element.
      • Amendments to the Non-Motorized Vehicular Circulation Maps located in the Transportation Element
      • Adopted the document "Our Valley Our Future Action Plan 2017-2021" as a guidance document in the section titled "Relationship to other Plans & Studies".
      • Amended the table titled "Implementation" located in the Land Use Element.
    • Amendments became effective upon adoption on December 5, 2019.
  • Resolution 2019-59
    • Amended and restated the City of Wenatchee Capital Facilities Plan. 
    • Became effective upon adoption on December 5, 2019.

Comment Period 

Comments are no longer being accepted for this process as the City Council has already taken action on this matter (see final documents above). Staff always welcomes feedback on planning related matters. Please feel free to contact Matt Parsons at (509) 888-3253 or mparsons@wenatcheewa.gov.

Environmental Documents

 Past Meetings:

  • October 16, 2019 Workshop with Planning Commission - meeting started at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers of Wenatchee City Hall, 301 Yakima St, 2nd Floor, Wenatchee, WA 98801.
  • November 20, 2019 Public Hearing with Planning Commission - meeting started at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers of Wenatchee City Hall, 301 Yakima St, 2nd Floor, Wenatchee, WA 98801.
    • Agenda Packet
    • The Planning Commission made a recommendation to the City Council to approve all of the proposed amendments except certain proposed change changes in the western foothills. The exact set of proposed amendments can be found in the proposed Ordinance and Resolution in materials for Agenda Item K for the December 5 council meeting (see link below). 
  • December 5, 2019 Public Hearing with City Council - meeting started at 5:15 PM in the Council Chambers of Wenatchee City Hall, 301 Yakima St, 2nd Floor, Wenatchee, WA 98801. 

Future Meetings:

 No future meetings are scheduled at this time.

Questions?

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