Comprehensive Plan Amendment Process

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2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Process 

The 2019 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Process is now underway.  This biennial process is an opportunity for the community to propose changes to SeaTac's Comprehensive Plan. 

Project News (Updated 11/7/2019)

Planning Commission Makes Recommendation to Adopt All Final Docket Proposals
After the November 5th public hearing on the Final Docket Amendment Proposals, the Planning Commission voted 7-0 to recommend adoption of all proposals.  The next step is the Planning & Economic Development Committee's review of the proposals on 11/21.  See the Anticipated Review & Adoption schedule below for more information.

Final Docket Staff Report Now Available for Review (Reposted with administrative corrections on 11/1/2019)

Per the City's procedures, Planning Division staff have completed their evaluation of the five Comprehensive Plan Amendment proposals that comprise the 2019 Final Docket.  The staff evaluation can be found within the Staff Report at the following link:  2019 Final Docket Staff Report.

M-3 Potential Rezone of Military Rd S - North End - WITHDRAWN
At the October 10, 2019, Special Council Meeting, City Council voted to withdraw the proposal to rezone the North End of Military Rd S (Map Amendment M-3)For more information, please see the project web page at the following link: M-3 Potential Rezone of Military Rd S - North End.

Anticipated Review & Adoption Schedule

11/5, 5:30pm:    Public Hearing & Planning Commission recommendation on proposals
11/21, 6pm:        Planning & Economic Development (PED) Committee recommendation (anticipated)
11/26, 6pm:       City Council review of proposals
12/10, 6pm:       City Council action on proposals (anticipated)

Project Information

City Council Establishes Final Docket on July 9, 2019
At their July 9th meeting, City Council established the Final Docket of Comprehensive Plan Amendment proposals.  The Final Docket includes proposals Council would like the Planning Commission and staff to further analyze before acting on amendments at the end of the year. 
Materials from 7/9/2019 City Council Meeting: 
Presentation on proposals for Final Docket
Final Docket - List

Upcoming Meetings & Review Dates
The Planning Commission and Planning & Economic Development (PED) Committee will likely start their reviews of the Final Docket in September or October.  More information about upcoming meetings can be found on the City's web calendar.

Review Process & General Schedule
Click the links below to see the general review process and schedule:
Comprehensive Plan/Development Regulations Amendment Procedures
General Review & Adoption Schedule 

Resources and Links
SeaTac Comprehensive Plan Amendment Procedures
SeaTac Comprehensive Plan
Population & Employment Targets Information Sheet
Comprehensive Plan Land Use Designation Criteria
Growth Management Act (GMA) & Regional Planning Information

Frequently Asked Questions
FAQ for Comprehensive Plan & Development Regulations Amendment Process

Contact Us
For more information, please contact Senior Planner Kate Kaehny at or 206-973-4834.



City Council Review of all Amendment Proposals