City seeks applicants for Tacoma Planning Commission

Tacoma City Council seeks to fill two positions on the City of Tacoma Planning Commission.

The Planning Commission develops and updates Tacoma’s Comprehensive Plan and its elements; formulates effective and efficient land use and development regulations and processes that implement the Comprehensive Plan; and reviews various planning issues, such as area-wide zoning reclassifications, moratoria, interim zoning, pre-annexation planning, historic district designation, urban design, and transportation and capital facilities programs.

The Planning Commission consists of nine members appointed by Tacoma City Council for three-year terms. All members must be residents of Tacoma. Commission meetings occur the first and third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m.

Applications are currently being accepted for the Environmental Community position and Public Transportation position on the Planning Commission. Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by Fri., Oct. 24. Apply online at or by contacting Linnea Meredith at (253) 591-5178 in the City Clerk’s Office, located at Tacoma Municipal Building North, Room 11, 733 Market St., in downtown Tacoma.

More information about the Planning Commission is available online here.