Comprehensive Plan Amendments Public Hearing at Upcoming Virtual Council Meeting

The City of University Place is amending the Comprehensive Plan to implement the City’s Regional Growth Center Subarea Plan.

The City Council will hold a Virtual Public Hearing to discuss these amendments on Monday, December 7, 2020, as part of its regular meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m., to consider proposed amendments to the City's Comprehensive Plan (UPMC Title 16) that will serve to implement the University Place Regional Growth Center Subarea Plan. The documents related to the proposed amendments are posted below.

Pursuant to Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 20-25.7 Safe Start – Stay Healthy issued on May 31, 2020 and Proclamation 20-28.12 – Open Public Meetings Act, the public hearing will be held virtually due to health concerns from COVID-19. Members of the public can participate in public testimony for this Public Hearing by the following methods. Written testimony will be accepted via email. Comments should be sent to Emy Genetia, City Clerk at Comments received up to one hour (i.e., 5:30 p.m.) before the meeting will be provided to the City Council electronically. Subject to technological limitations, the Council will also accept telephonic/remote testimony. Direction to access the meeting will be available on the December 7, 2020 agenda.   

For further information, please contact David Swindale, Planning and Development Director, at 253.460.2519, or

View the documents here:

Staff Report

Proposed Amendments -

Exhibit A - Introduction
Exhibit B - Community Character Element
Exhibit C - Land Use Element
Exhibit D - 2019-1-9 Draft Comprehensive Plan
Exhibit E - Housing Element
Exhibit F - Environmental Management Element
Exhibit G - Transportation Element
Exhibit H - Capital Facilities Element