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The Planning Commission is composed of nine volunteer citizens appointed by the Board of Island County Commissioners. They make recommendations to the Board in matters concerning growth and development as authorized in the Planning Enabling Act (RCW 36.70). 

District 1: 
​Kristi Lovelady,
Vice-Chair
Margaret Andersen
​William Criswell
District 2:  
​​Darin Hand
Vacant
Steve Bristow
District 3:
​Paul McCausland
VacantSteve Schwalbe, Chair


MEETINGS: 
The Planning Commission meets on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month in the Island County Commissioners Hearing Room in Coupeville at 2:00 p.m. Meetings can also be attended virtually via the link provided in the agenda. Approximately 10 days prior to the meeting, an agenda will be posted unless there is nothing pending upon its calendar.


AGENDAMEETING TYPE & CORRESPONDING AGENDA PACKET MATERIAL
WRITTEN MINUTES
AUDIO RECORDING
August 22, 2022
WORKSHOP
Staff to present on updates to ICC 17.04A - Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve Design Review and Community Design Standards. These Code updates are a part of the 2022 Work Plan as approved by the Board of County Commissioners.
1. Ebey's Reserve Memo to the Planning Commision
2. Draft ICC 17.04A 
​August 8, 2022
PUBLIC HEARING
Second Public Hearing to be held to discuss recommendation to the BOCC on the rezone of 4 parcels on Ault Field Road.
1. PLG-006-22 Ordinance Final Draft
2. Existing IC Zoning Section 86
3. Proposed IC Zoning Section 86
4. Ault Field Rezone Presentation
5. Ault Field ODNS
6. Ault Field SEPA Checklist
7. PC Findings of Fact - Amended
LISTEN
​July 25, 2022
WORKSHOP
Staff to present on updates to AICUZ (Air Installations Compatible Use Zone) and APZ (Accident Potential Zone) maps from 2005 using new information from the 2021 AICUZ Study for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
1. 2022 AICUZ APZ memo
2. AICUZ Compiled Comp Plan and Code Revisions
3. APZ FAQ
4. NASWI AICUZ Ault Field map
5. NASWI AICUZ OLF Coupeville map
6. AICUZ/APZ presentation slides
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​July 11, 2022
PUBLIC HEARING
Public Hearing to be held to discuss recommendation to the BOCC on the rezone of 4 parcels on Ault Field Road.
1. PC Findings of Fact Ault Field Rezone
2. PLG-006-22 Ordinance Final Draft
3. Existing IC Zoning Section 86
4. Proposed IC Zoning Section 86
5. Ault Field Rezone Presentation

WORKSHOP
Staff to present on updates to the Island County Code around the Tyee Grocery RAID
1.  Tyee Grocery Memo
2. Ordinance No. C-53-19 Highlighted
3. Island County Rural Service RAIDS
4. Tyee Grocery Presentation
READ​
LISTEN
*CANCELLED*

June 27, 2022

*CANCELLED*
Quorum was not present meeting topics to be rescheduled.

WORKSHOP
Staff to present on updates to the zoning code of Tyee Grocery RAID.
1.  Tyee Grocery Memo
2. Ordinance No. C-53-19 Highlighted
3. Island County Rural Service RAIDS

WORKSHOP
Staff to present on updates to AICUZ (Air Installations Compatible Use Zone) and APZ (Accident Potential Zone) maps from 2005 using new information from the 2021 AICUZ Study for Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.
1. 2022 AICUZ APZ memo
2. AICUZ Compiled Comp Plan and Code Revisions
3. APZ FAQ
4. NASWI AICUZ Ault Field map
5. NASWI AICUZ OLF Coupeville map
LISTEN
​June 13, 2022
WORKSHOP
Staff to present overview, background, and possible updates to the Public Benefits Rating System.
1. Memo to the Planning Commission
2. ICC Chapter 3.40 update - DRAFT
3. IC CUPP Statistics
4. PBRS Application
5. WA Integrated Forest Management Plan
6. IC Stormwater Design Manual
7. Staff PBRS Presentation slides
READ
LISTEN
​May 23, 2022
CANCELLED - no agenda items
May 9, 2022
​WORKSHOP
Staff to present on necessary updates to Island County Code 17.03.180.L.8 - Communication Towers and 17.03.180.N - Mobile Homes
1) Code Updates Memo to the Planning Commission
2) Code Updates Presentation

SUBCOMMITTEE
Planning Commission subcommittee to deliver report for discussion on updates to Planning Commission Rules and Procedures last adopted in 2018
1) Sub-Committee Report April 2022
2) Final Adopted Rules and Procedure
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April 25, 2022
​WORKSHOP
Clinton Gateway: RAID v. NMUGA Staff to present detailed discussion of potential zoning changes and clarify the different zoning options.
1. Clinton Gateway RAID v. NMUGA
2. Clinton Gateway RAID v. NMUGA presentation slides
READLISTEN
​April 11, 2022
CANCELLED - no agenda items
March 28, 2022
​WORKSHOP
Discuss work plan item regarding potential rezones of the Clinton Gateway
1. Rural Residential and Rural Service Zone definitions
2. Clinton Gateway
3. Clinton Gateway Rezone Map
4. Meeting Presentation
READLISTEN
​March 14, 2022
WORKSHOP
Discuss Ebey's Landing National Historic Reserve Phase II and/or III Code Updates.
1. Ebey handout
2. Ebey's code revision comparisons
3. Ebey's Landing Presentation
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LISTEN
February 28, 2022
WORKSHOP
Discuss the Island County Code that supports and the Scope of the Work Plan Item: Ault Field Rezone
1. Ault Field Road Rezoning Map
2. ICC Oak Harbor - Commercial
3. ICC Oak Harbor - Residential
4. ICC Oak Harbor Use Table Guide
5. ICC Oak Harbor Use Table
6. ICC Urban Growth Areas
7. Ault Field Road Rezone Presentation
READLISTEN
​February 14, 2022
​PUBLIC HEARING
Finalize recommendation to the BOCC on the 2022 work plan items including Gateway projects, Farm worker housing, Ault Field Road Rezoning, and ACUIZ Noise Zone.
1. Memo to the PC Docket and Work Plan
2. Work Plan 2022
3. Farm Worker Housing Map
4. Clinton Gateway Rezone
5. Ault Field Road Rezoning layout
6. Existing ACUIZ noise zones
7. Proposed ACUIZ noise zones
8. Work Plan Presentation
9. Draft Memo to BOCC from PC
10. Annual Docket - 2022 Draft Resolution
READLISTEN
​January 24, 2022
WORKSHOP
Annual Training Presentation 
READLISTEN
January 10, 2022
​WORKSHOP
Discuss 2022 work plan items including Gateway projects, Farm worker housing, Ault Field Road Rezoning, and ACUIZ Noise Zone.
1. Memo to the PC Docket and Work Plan
2. Work Plan 2022
3. Farm Worker Housing Map
4. Clinton Gateway Rezone
5. Ault Field Road Rezoning layout
6. Existing ACUIZ noise zones
7. Proposed ACUIZ noise zones
8. Work Plan Presentation
READLISTEN
​December 27, 2021 
​CANCELLED
​December 13, 2021
CANCELLED
November 22, 2021
CANCELLED
November 8, 2021
​CANCELLED
October 25, 2021
WORK SESSION
Discuss status of 2021 Work Plan items, including Clinton Gateway Projects, Stormwater PBRS & Housing Affordability. Introduce Nick Reibel, Long Range Planner. Discuss competitive sea level rise grant from Department of Ecology. 
1 - Work Plan 2021



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October 11, 2021
CANCELLED
September 13, 2021
​CANCELLED
August 23, 2021
​CANCELLED
August 9, 2021
​PUBLIC HEARING
Planning Commission to consider a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners regarding draft proposed code amendments to Chapters 14.02A, 16.13, 16.19, and 17.03, of Island County Code the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance and related code sections.
1 - Draft PC Findings of Fact 7.19.2021
2 - Exhibit A - FEMA Flood Ord. 6.28.21_Reduced

WORKSHOP

Presentation of proposed minor code amendments to Chapter 11.01 – Land Development Standards, Chapter 11.02 – Clearing and Grading Requirements, Chapter 11.03 – Stormwater and Surface Water, and Chapter 13.03A – Water System and Fire Flow Standards.
1 - Public Works Memo Proposed Changes to Titles 11 and 13
2 - Chapter 11.01 Public Works Proposed Edits 8.9.21
3 - Chapter 11.02 Public Works Proposed Edits 8.9.21
4 - Chapter 11.03 Public Works Proposed Edits 8.9.21
5 - Chapter 13.03A Public Works Proposed Edits 8.9.21

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​July 26, 2021
​WORKSHOP
Planning Commission to consider a recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners regarding draft proposed code amendments to Chapters 14.02A, 16.13, 16.19, and 17.03, of Island County Code the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance and related code sections.

1 - Draft PC Findings of Fact 7.26.2021
2 - Exhibit A - FEMA Flood Ord. 6.28.21_Reduced

PRESENTATION DURING MEETING

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July 19, 2021
PUBLIC HEARING – CONTINUED FROM JULY 12, 2021 MEETING

To consider a recommendation to the Board of Island County Commissioners regarding code amendments to the Fish and Wildlife Habitat Protection Regulations of Chapter 17.02B. 

1 - PC Finding of Fact - Corrected 7.19.21 


READLISTEN
​July 12, 2021
Public Hearing 
To consider a recommendation to the Board of Island County Commissioners regarding code amendments to the Fish and Wildlife Habitat Protection Regulations of Chapter 17.02B. 

1 - Exhibit A - Amendments to 17.02B ICC - CAO Appeal Compliance 7.12.21

2 - PC Findings of Fact 7.12.21
READLISTEN
​June 28, 2021 - REVISED
Public Hearing - CANCELLED
To be rescheduled - new date undetermined

Work Session
1 - Memo to PC - Amendments to Address FWHCA Appeal
2 - Proposed Amendments to 17.02B Appeal Compliance
READ
LISTEN
​June 14, 2021
Work Session
1- 6-7-2021 Amendments to ICC 14.02A.pdf

2- 6-7-2021 ATTACHMENT A.pdf
READLISTEN
May 24, 2021
Work Session
1- Amendments to ICC 17.02B to address Growth Management Hearings Board Case No. 14-2-0009 

2 - Published Opinion

3 - Court of Appeals Decision and Remand
READ
LISTEN

May 17, 2021
Public Hearing

1 - Findings of Fact

2 - Exhibit A Amendments to Island County Code Chapters_ 17.03 ICC 17.05A ICC 

3 - Exhibit B Amendments to Island County Comprehensive Plan Elements_ 3 - Shoreline Management Element

4 - Exhibit C Amendments to the Island County Shoreline Environment Designation Map

5 - Exhibit D Amendments to the Island County Shoreline Environment Designation Map for Shoreline Residential Historic Beach Communities

6 - Exhibit E Completed Periodic Review Checklist

7 - Exhibit F Public Comment Matrix
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​April 26, 2021

​WORKSHOP
SMP Presentation: Updated For April 26, 2021 Public Hearing

1 - Public Comment Matrix - 2020-2-21 Shoreline Master Program Update - 30-day Public Comment Period.pdf


2 - Watershed Company Memo - CAO Wetland Integration into SMP 4.12.21.pdf

3 - Chapter 4 No Net Loss of Shoreline Ecological Functions.pdf

READ
LISTEN​
April 12, 2021
PUBLIC HEARING
SMP Presentation: Updated For April 12, 2021 Public Hearing

1 - SMP Update SEPA Determination of Nonsignificance - Signed

2 - SMP Update SEPA Checklist - Signed
3 - SMP Update Underline-Strikethrough - ICC 17.03
4 - SMP Update Underline-Strikethrough - ICC 17.05A.050-060
5 - SMP Update Underline-Strikethrough - ICC 17.05A.070-080
6 - SMP Update Underline-Strikethrough - ICC 17.05A.090
7 - SMP Update Underline-Strikethrough - ICC 17.05A.100-110
8 - SMP Update Underline-Strikethrough - ICC 17.05A.130-140
9 - SMP Update Underline-Strikethrough - ICC 17.05A.170
10 - SMP Update Clean-Comments Only - ICC 17.03
11 - SMP Update Clean-Comments Only - ICC 17.05A.050-060
12 - SMP Update Clean-Comments Only - ICC 17.05A.070-080
13 - SMP Update Clean-Comments Only - ICC 17.05A.090
14 - SMP Update Clean-Comments Only - ICC 17.05A.100-110
15 - SMP Update Clean-Comments Only - ICC 17.05A.130-140
16 - SMP Update Clean-Comments Only - ICC 17.05A.170

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March 22, 2021
WORKSHOP

MEMO: Historic Beach Community Mapping Project

Sea Level Rise Monitoring Program For SMP

SMP Presentation: Updated For March 22, 2021

READ​LISTEN
*Note: Meeting was held on 3/22/21, not 2/22/21
March 8,  2021
WORKSHOP
SMP Update Draft Code

SMP Update Mapping Update Narrative Memo

SMP Presentation: Updated For March 8, 2021
​READ​LISTEN
*Note: Meeting held via StarLeaf not Zoom
February 22,  2021
WORKSHOP
SMP Update Proposed Changes

SMP Update Scope of Work

SMP Presentation: Feb. 22, 2021
READLISTEN
February 10, 2021
SPECIAL SESSION Joint Meeting - NOTICE

2020 - 4th Qtr Hearing Examiner's Report

READ
LISTEN

​February 08, 2021
PUBLIC HEARING - NOTICE
ADU PC Findings of Fact - Draft
Exhibit A - ADU Code Changes - Draft

WORKSHOP
SMP Update Proposed Changes
SMP Update Scope of Work

READLISTEN
​January 25, 2021
WORKSHOP

Annual training presentation

​*
LISTEN
January 11, 2021
​WORKSHOP

Draft PC Findings of Fact 
ADU Draft Exhibit A
Presentation - ADUs

​*
LISTEN
​December 14, 2020
​WORKSHOP

ADUs Question & Answer Sheet
ADU Draft PC Findings of Fact
ADU Draft Exhibit A
List of Proposed Code Changes for ADUs

READ
LISTEN
November 23, 2020
PUBLIC HEARING  - NOTICE

ADU Draft PC Findings of Fact
ADU Draft Exhibit A
List of Proposed Code Changes for ADUs

WORKSHOP

Recommendation on Docket & Work Plan for 2021
Proposed 2021 Work Plan & Docket Items
READLISTEN
November 09, 2020
WORKSHOP
Proposed 2021 Docket and Work Plan


List of Proposed Code Changes for Accessory Dwelling Units


Exhibit A – Draft Changes to Island County Code Chapters 17.03, 17.04A, and 17.06 – Accessory Dwelling Units

READ
LISTEN
​​October 26, 2020
PUBLIC HEARING - NOTICE
Draft PC Findings of Fact
Exhibit A - Clinton Gateway Analysis

WORKSHOP


Memo on 2021 Docket and Work Plan

Proposed 2021 Docket and Work Plan
Public Works Memo Proposed Plan
READ
VIEW
October 19, 2020
​SPECIAL SESSION
Clinton Gateway 2A - DRAFT
Clinton Gateway Analysis - Public Comment Matrix
READ
VIEW
October 12, 2020
​WORK SESSION - CANCELLED
Clinton Gateway 2A - DRAFT
Clinton Gateway Analysis - Public Comment Matrix

​September 14, 2020
​PUBLIC HEARING
Findings of Fact and Legislative Intent
Exhibits
Determination of Non-Significance
SEPA Environmental Checklist
READ
VIEW
​March 23, 2020CANCELLED
March 18, 2020
CANCELLED - SPECIAL SESSION
Presentation by University of Washington Graduate students on sea level rise guidance 
March 9, 2020
CANCELLED - No Agenda Items​
February 24, 2020

​Changes to 10B of the Comprehensive Plan: 10B-CIP underline strike throughs

Changes to 10B of the Comprehensive Plan: Findings of Fact Comp Plan 10B Amendment

READ
LISTEN
February 10, 2020CANCELLED No Agenda Items
January 27, 2020
CANCELLED - No Agenda Items

January 13, 2020​
Public Hearing - Continued from December 9th and 
Continued to Feb 24th

PUBLIC HEARING

Changes to 10B of the Comprehensive Plan: 10B-CIP underline strike throughs

Changes to 10B of the Comprehensive Plan: Findings of Fact Comp Plan 10B Amendment


WORKSHOP

Whidbey Airpark Access Economic Development Study Results and Funding Options: Memo

Housing Code Audit: List of Proposed Changes

Housing Code Audit: Draft Changes  

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LISTEN








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