Annual Comprehensive Plan Docket

As a citizen of Lake Stevens, you have the opportunity to influence the way the city plans to grow.

This is called the docketing process and it is available to Lake Stevens citizens up until January 31st of each year, for consideration of the current year. By submitting your proposal for an amendment to the city’s comprehensive plan and/or development regulations, you are voicing your opinion on how the city should take shape. 

Read more about the city’s comprehensive plan here.

City Now Accepting Citizen-Initiated Amendments for 2021 Comprehensive Plan Docket

The city is currently accepting applications for citizen-initiated text and map amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and/or Land Use Code through January 31. Citizen-initiated amendments require a Type IV and/or VI land use application and are subject to the application fees listed in the city's Fees resolution

For more information, please contact Senior Planner David Levitan at or 425-622-9425. 

2020 Comprehensive Plan Docket

The city held public hearings for the 2020 Comprehensive Plan Docket (LUA2020-0090) and associated rezones (LUA2020-0163) before the Planning Commission (November 18, 2020) and City Council (December 8, 2020). On December 8, 2020, the Council adopted Ordinance 1105 (2020 Comprehensive Plan Docket) and Ordinance 1106 (Associated Rezones). Additional background materials are available below.