2020 Annual Amendments

The City of Puyallup considers amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Future Land Use Map once each year. Applications were due by April 1, and the City received three applications for consideration in the 2020 amendment cycle. The typical process for review includes holding work sessions with the Planning Commission over the summer months, a Planning Commission public hearing and recommendation in September, and consideration of that recommendation by City Council in the fall, with City Council action by the end of the year. There may be some adjustments to the process or structure of the meetings this year due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

Planning Commission Meetings

The Puyallup Planning Commission held a remote meeting on June 10, 2020 where city staff provided introductory presentations on all three Comp. Plan Amendment applications.The recording from the presentation can be viewed under Available Archives - Planning Commission on this page. In addition, the PowerPoint slides, can be viewed here

During the June 10, 2020 meeting, the Planning Commission lost its quorum in the middle of the meeting and the Freeman Road application (#L-20-0001) was not able to be discussed by the Planning Commission. As a result, the Planning Commission is anticipated to hold another introductory meeting on June 24, 2020 on the Freeman Road application. This meeting is anticipated to be held remotely via a Zoom conference call. Details on the meeting log in information will be provided on the June 24th Planning Commission meeting agenda. Written public comments will be accepted until 3:00 p.m. the day of the meeting. Please email comments to Michelle Ochs. Please contact the staff contact, Kendall Wals, with any questions. 

Amendment Applications

Freeman Road

Permit Number: L-20-0001

Applicant: Vector Development Company

Location: 8218, 8305, 8315 49th St E; 8307 52nd St E;4801, 4815, 4827, 4923, 5117 Freeman Rd E;(Tax Parcel Numbers 042020 -1027, -1039, -1040, -1042, -1052, -1066, -1101, -5003, -5016)  

Proposal: Request to change the future land use map designation from Moderate Density Residential (MDR) to Light Industrial/Warehousing (LM/W) for nine (9) properties, totaling approximately 13.42 acres. The properties are located within the City’s Urban Growth Area (UGA), but currently are not within incorporated City of Puyallup limits. The properties are within the proposed Freeman Road Annexation area in which the City received a Petition for Annexation and is currently processing. For more information of the requested map amendment, please see the links below. For information on the proposed annexation, please see the project webpage here.

Staff Contact: Kendall Wals, Associate Planner | 253-841-5462 | Email
More Information:
a. NOA Brochure
b. Application
c. SEPA Environmental Checklist

East Town Crossing

Permit Number: L-20-0002

Applicant: APA Development, LLC

Location: Southeast corner of Shaw Road and East Pioneer; (Tax Parcel Numbers 0420264021, 0420351030, 0420351029, 0420351026)  

Proposal: Request to change the future land use designation of three parcels from Auto Oriented Commercial (AOC) to High Density Residential (HDR), and associated zoning from General Commercial (CG) to Multi-Family Residential (RM-20), concurrently removing the Shaw-East Pioneer Overlay (CG-SPO). The applicant also requests to remove the CG-SPO from one parcel (0420351026) while leaving the land use and zoning designation unchanged. Additionally, parcels outlined in green were redesignated as part of 2016 application; the applicant requests that the associated rezone be completed in association with this request.

Staff Contact: Katie Baker, AICP, Senior Planner | 253-435-3604 | Email
More Information:
a. NOA Brochure
b. Application
c. SEPA Environmental Checklist

Cascade Shaw Development

Permit Number: L-20-0003

Applicant: Cascade Shaw Development, LLC

Location: 808 Shaw Road (Tax Parcel Number 0420351003)

Proposal: This request is to change the future land use designation of one 9.11-acre parcel from Low Density Residential (LDR) to a split designation of High Density Residential (HDR) and Auto Oriented Commercial (AOC), and associated zoning from Low Density Single Family (RS-08) to Multi-Family Residential (RM-20) and General Commercial (CG).

Staff Contact: Katie Baker, AICP, Senior Planner | 253-435-3604 | Email
More Information:
a. NOA Brochure
b. Application
c. SEPA Environmental Checklist

  1. Katie Baker, AICP

    Planning Manager
    Phone: 253-435-3604

  2. Kendall Wals

    Long Range Planning - Associate Planner
    Phone: 253-841-5462

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