Planning Commission Notice of Public Hearing April 1 re Comprehensive Plan Amendments

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Chapter 35A.63.220 of the Revised Code of Washington the Covington Planning Commission will hold an online public hearing for consideration of proposed amendments submitted to the City by Lakepointe Covington Inc to amend various sections of the Comprehensive Plan to increase the maximum housing and commercial square footage thresholds allowed within the Lakepointe Urban Village Subarea (e.g. allow up to 1,750 housing units and 1.32 million square feet of commercial development). Due to the Governor's Order and phased reopening in King County, Covington City Hall is closed, and public meetings are currently remote.  The Planning Commission’s public hearing will take place online on Thursday, April 1, 2021, at 6:30 p.m.

The purpose of this public hearing is for the Planning Commission to receive comments from the public, both written and oral, regarding the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendments and Planned Action Ordinance amendments and to forward a recommendation to the City Council. The proposed Comprehensive Plan and Planned Action Ordinance amendments are a non-project proposal and will apply to development within the Lakepointe Urban Village Subarea. Background information on the Lakepointe Urban Village Subarea and this proposal can be found on the project webpage:  

The Lakepointe Urban Village Subarea is located southeast of State Route 18 and its intersection with SE 256th Street, on the north side of Covington, and consists of Parcel No. 1922069041, 3022069001, 2022069152, 2922069162, 2022069012, and 3022069090 in Covington, King County, WA.

This Planning Commission meeting will be held telephonically and virtually as follows:

Join by computer at the link below
Passcode: 484622

Or Telephone: 1-253-215-8782
Webinar ID: 884 1695 6342
Passcode: 484622

All persons desiring to comment may do so in writing by either emailing comments to, or by mailing comments to the contact listed below (please be sure to include your name and mailing address), or by testifying virtually at the online public hearing.  Please reference file no. LA18-0002 (Lakepointe Comprehensive Plan Amendments) in any written comments.

This notice and associated documents are available via the City’s online permit system, Citizens Connect: Search by permit number LA18-0002.

For further information, please contact Ann Mueller, Principal Long-Range Planner at 


NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that agenda information will be posted the Friday prior to the above meeting at Covington City Hall, and on the city’s web site:

Staff Contact:
Ann Mueller, AICP
Principal Long-Range Planner
City of Covington
Department of Community Development
16720 SE 271st Street
Covington, WA 98042-4964