Planning Commission public hearing to be held Oct. 1

The Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on the “Downtown Plan Update” on Weds., Oct. 1, at 5 p.m., in the Council Chambers, Tacoma Municipal Building, 747 Market St. The proposed revisions incorporate emerging initiatives and provide guidance for implementation strategies concerning land use, transportation, parking, economic development, environmental sustainability, transit, zoning and urban design. Written comments are welcome and must be submitted by 5 p.m., Fri., Oct. 10 to the Tacoma Planning Commission, 747 Market St., Rm. 1036, Tacoma, WA 98402, or faxed to (253) 591-2002, or e-mailed to (enter “Downtown Plan” in the subject line). Copies of the draft Downtown Plan are available for review at all branches of the Tacoma Public Library, or online at (and click on “Downtown Plan Update”).