Planning Department

Public Hearings, Meetings, and Notices

Notice of Joint Meeting: Planning Commission and City Council, March 7, 2017, during the Council of the Whole

Park Impact Fee:
Notice of Public Hearing, March 7, 2017

Big Rock Annexation: UPDATE - City Council Public Hearing Rescheduled for March 7.
Notice of Public Hearings, February 8 and February 21, 2017. Public hearing exhibits can be viewed here.

Planners Lara Thomas and Troy Davis

Planners Lara Thomas and Troy Davis

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.