Planning Commission

Upcoming Planning Commission Meeting

** April 19, 2021 Planning Commission Meeting - Information on registering to comment for this public hearing will be posted after April 14, 2021.

The Planning Commission regular meeting on April 5, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. will be conducted via a virtual meeting platform.

Join The Meeting

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, April 2, 2021 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, April 2nd 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, April 2nd  to be included in the Planning Commission packet for the record.

Commenting at the Meeting

To comment at the meeting, please use the raise hand function during the public comment portion of the meeting and wait to be called on to speak. The host will unmute your microphone at that time.

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 2025)
  • Anthony Moore (term expires 2022)
  • Victor Morris (term expires 2025)
  • Vacant
  • Ken Short (term expires 2025)
  • 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.