Planning Department


Public Hearings, Meetings, and Notices

Notice of Date Change:  The regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting for November 22, 2017 has been changed to November 29, 2017 to accommodate the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Following are notices for upcoming Public Hearings:

School Impact Fee Public Hearing Notice
Transportation Plan Public Hearing Notice
Transportation Improvement Program Public Hearing Notice
Capital Improvement Program Public Hearing Notice
2017 Comprehensive Plan Docket Public Hearing Notice
2017 Zoning Map Amendment Public Hearing Notice
2017 Code Amendments - Sensitive Area Ordinance and Implementing Policies Public Hearing Notice


Department Overview


The Planning Department:
  • Develops and implements long-range planning policies
  • Evaluates land use proposals (including commercial site plans and residential subdivisions for compliance with applicable local, state, and federal laws)
  • Provides planning and zoning assistance to citizens and developers
  • Ensures the enforcement of zoning and sensitive area regulations

Long-Range Responsibilities


The Planning Department's long-range responsibilities include preparing amendments to the:

Short-Range Responsibilities


Short range, or current planning responsibilities include:
  • Staffing the public counter
  • Answering questions either in person or on the telephone from citizens and developers
  • Processing land use applications such as site plans, residential subdivisions, and conditional use permits
  • Monitoring the city's development

Land Use Applications


Each type of land use application includes a cover sheet, master permit application, master permit application checklist, specific land use application, and applicable Duvall Municipal Code sections, and may also require a city contacts list and SEPA checklist. Land use application forms can be downloaded and filled out electronically. If you don't find the application you are looking for or need more information, please email Lara Thomas or call 425-788-2779.