Planning Commission

Upcoming Planning Commission Meeting

The Planning Commission regular meeting on October 19th at 6:30 p.m. will be conducted via a virtual meeting platform.

Submitting Written Comments

  • The City asks all members of the public that would like to submit comments regarding items under Public Hearings to fill out an online form at https://www.go2kennewick.com/PCPublicHearing no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 16th to be included in the Planning Commission packet for the record.
  • If you'd like to comment regarding items not listed under Public Hearings please fill out an online form at https://www.go2kennewick.com/PCPublicComment no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 16th to be included in the Planning Commission packet for the record.
  • Interested parties may also submit written comments to P.O. Box 6108, Kennewick, WA 99336; or e-mail steve.donovan@ci.kennewick.wa.us no later than 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 16th to be included in the Planning Commission packet for the record.

Commenting at the Meeting

Regular Meetings

  • 6:30 p.m.
  • 1st and 3rd Monday of every month
  • Kennewick City Hall
    Council Chambers
    W 6th Avenue
    Kennewick, WA 99336

Agendas and Minutes

Agenda packets are available prior to the meetings. Minutes are available following approval.
View Most Recent Agenda Packet.
View Past Agenda Packets.

Members
  • Thomas Helgeson (term expires 2021)
  • Anthony Moore (term expires 2022)
  • Victor Morris (term expires 2021)
  • Robert Rettig (term expires 2021)
  • Ken Short (term expires 2021)
  • Clark Stolle (term expires 2024)
  • James Hempstead (term expires 2023)

Responsibilities


Planning Commission is a seven-member body appointed by City Council as advisors on matters relating to land use, economic development, infrastructure, and urban design.

The Commission has responsibility for reviewing and making recommendations to Council on proposed amendments to the City's comprehensive plan policies and land use plan map. The plan is reviewed annually and revised to provide for the City's continued growth in ways to create and preserve a more healthful, serviceable and attractive municipality and environment.

Additionally, the Commission makes recommendations to the Council on proposed changes to the zoning map and zoning code.