City Considers Land Use Changes, Mobile Home Park Preservation

Open House on proposed amendments set for April 15

Julie Happy, 509.625.7773,

Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at Noon

The City’s Planning and Development Department is hosting an Open House for three proposed land use map and zoning changes and one text amendment proposal related to mobile and manufactured home parks.

  • WHAT: Open House: Annual Comprehensive Plan Land Use Amendments
  • WHEN: Wednesday, April 15 (4-6 p.m.)
  • WHERE: City Hall (Chase Gallery, lower level)

The Open House will offer citizens a chance to ask questions and learn about the proposals from City planning staff. The public comment period for the land use amendments began March 9 and will continue until May 7.

Amendments include a proposal to change the land use of a 7500 square foot lot near Market Street and Cleveland from “Residential” to “General Commercial,” a proposal to change land use from “Residential” to “Office” on N. Maple Street in the North Hill neighborhood, a proposal to change the land use from “Residential” to “Center & Corridor Core” on two parcels near South Perry Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, and a policy to designate appropriate areas to preserve mobile and manufactured home parks.