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Posted on: September 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Public Hearing on the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

In accordance with West Richland Municipal Code, Section 14.09, a public hearing to consider the proposed 2020 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket will be held before the West Richland City Council on Tuesday, October 5, 2021 at 6:00 p.m. Due to the global pandemic, the public hearing will be held remotely. The online meeting link and call-in numbers are available on the City’s website on the City Council Agenda page, or by emailing planner@westrichland.org. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the hearing. At the hearing, comments may be made verbally or in writing.

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSALS

The 2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket consists of five applications. The City received four private-party applications to amend the Land Use Map. The City is proposing a text amendment to update a portion of the comprehensive plan. On April 6, 2021, the City Council established the 2021 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket under file number COMP-005-2021 and forwarded the applications to the Planning Commission. On August 12, 2021, the Planning Commission held a public hearing on the Docket and voted to recommended approval.

COMP-0001-2020 (Frank Tiegs LLC): The applicant applied for a map amendment for three areas: Area 1 from High Density Residential to Medium Density Residential. The applicant has also applied for associated rezone for this area which includes the following parcel number: 102971000001016.

COMP-0001-2021 (WOOD-BUSH): The applicant applied for a map amendment: Area 2 from Medium Density Residential to Low Intensity Commercial. The applicant has also applied for associated rezone for this area which includes the following parcel number: 117984020000017.

COMP-0003-2021 (MARKEL): The applicant applied for a map amendment: Area 3 from High Intensity commercial to Medium Density Residential. The applicant has also applied for associated rezone for this area which includes the following parcel numbers: 106984020211002 and 106984020210001.

COMP-0004-2021 (7HA-ALEXANDER): The applicant applied for a map amendment: Area 4 from that swaps High Intensity Residential to Medium Density Residential designations across the properties. The applicant has also applied for associated rezone for this area which includes the following parcel numbers: 101973000001000, 101973000003000, 112972000000000 and 112971013449002.

COMP-0005-2021 (City of West Richland) – Text Amendment Application: The City is proposing to update the text of the Comprehensive Plan as follows:

1. Chapter Seven TRANSPORTATION. Adopt policies for gridded street patterns; highly discourage cul-de-sacs, dead-end streets, loops and other designs that form barriers that promote interconnected network of streets, sidewalks, bicycle lanes, and trails.

2. Appendix 2 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PLAN. Update the Capital Improvement Plan.

3. Chapter Six PARKS AND RECREATION. Update the section to be consistent with the Parks and Recreation Master Plan that is expected to be adopted in 2021


The full notice can be found here:  Notice of Public Hearing


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