Planning Department

North Urban Growth Area - Annexation

Thank you to everyone who attended the North UGA City Council and Planning Commission workshop on Wednesday, October 19. To view the PowerPoint presentation given by Quadrant Homes, please click here. (Please note this presentation deck represents a conceptual design and is not a formal submittal.) If you would like to download the audio from that meeting, you may click here.

Public Hearings, Meetings, and Notices

Big Rock Ballfields Park Improvements: Notice of Public Hearing, December 15, 2016.

2017-2022 Transportation Improvement Plan:
Notice of Public Hearing, November 15, 2016.

2017-2022 Capital Improvement Plan:
Notice of Public Hearing, November 15, 2016.

2017 Riverview School District Impact Fee:
Notice of Public Hearing, November 15, 2016.

Cherry Valley Village and Allen Street Village:
Notice of Application, Minor Modification to Preliminary Plat, October 24, 2016. Notice of Public Hearing, November 7, 2016. View exhibits here. Notice of Decision, November 9, 2016.

Jones-Wald - Development Agreement Amendment I:
Notice of Public Hearing, September 28 and October 4.

Planners reviewing zoning map.

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.