Development

Mountlake Terrace to hold Public Hearing on Town Center amendments

Mountlake Terrace to hold Public Hearing on Town Center amendments

The Mountlake Terrace City Council will hold a Public Hearing on to consider proposed text amendments intended to eliminate potential impediments to Town Center development objectives during its July 6 meeting. Amendments include: a. Ordinance adopting definitions pertinent to residential units in Town Center. b. Ordinance allowing transitional uses in RS Zone on parcels abutting Town Center. c. O... »

Mark your calendars: Preferred Ballinger Park Master Plan to be presented at July 14 meeting

Mark your calendars: Preferred Ballinger Park Master Plan to be presented at July 14 meeting

The Berger Partnership plans to present a preferred Master Plan for Ballinger Park during a community meeting scheduled for July 14. Feedback will be reviewed and one preferred plan will be presented at the Ballinger Clubhouse, 23000 Lakeview Drive, Mountlake Terrace. The open house begins at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting, which is part of the Recreation and Parks Advisory Commission’s agenda, begins ... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves 2015 Comp Plan

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves 2015 Comp Plan

The Mountlake Terrace City Council unanimously approved the 2015 Comprehensive Plan update during Monday’s meeting. The Comprehensive Plan is a broad-based 20-year plan that guides the city’s livability. Every eight years, the city is required to do a major update to the Comprehensive Plan. The approval meant that the update met the State’s deadline of completing work by the end of Jun... »

Brier issues Determination of Nonsignificance for subdivision request

Brier issues Determination of Nonsignificance for subdivision request

The City of Brier has issued a Determination of Nonsignificance for a subdivision request for the Dreams Plat Project, located at 22215 Brier Road. The applicant submitted a plat application requesting to subdivide one lot into five lots. The total area of all of the properties is 2.31 acres. It contains one residence and a detached garage. The property is mostly vegetated. The proposal will creat... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council to continue Public Hearing on 2015 Comp Plan Update, then likely will take action during Monday’s meeting

Mountlake Terrace City Council to continue Public Hearing on 2015 Comp Plan Update, then likely will take action during Monday’s meeting

The Mountlake Terrace City Council is scheduled to hold a second Public Hearing on the 2015 Comprehensive Plan Update at Monday’s meeting. The Council then is expected to take final action to meet the State’s June 30 deadline for updating the Comprehensive Plan. Based on Council feedback during the June 1 meeting, the following were incorporated into the update, Add the following language to... »

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on zoning amendments

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on zoning amendments

The Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission will be holding a Public Hearing on five proposed Town Center zoning amendments during Monday’s meeting. The amendments deal with: Definitions of story/ground floor and studio/open bedroom studio. Transitional Uses around Town Center Perimeter Development standards, including single family homes, auto-oriented uses, parking lots, depth of commercial ... »

City Council to hold Public Hearing on 2015 Comp Plan update on June 15

City Council to hold Public Hearing on 2015 Comp Plan update on June 15

The Mountlake Terrace City Council will consider the adoption of the 2015 Comprehensive Plan update after a second public hearing at its June 15 meeting, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Mountlake Terrace Interim City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 220, second floor. This review and update of the Comprehensive Plan is due in mid-2015. The update is to cover the next 20-year planning period, 2015-2035... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves purchase of property near Terrace Creek Park

Mountlake Terrace City Council approves purchase of property near Terrace Creek Park

The Mountlake Terrace City Council has approved the purchase of a three-acre parcel of undeveloped land adjacent to Terrace Creek Park. The land will be purchased using grant funds from Snohomish County’s Conservation Futures Program for $270,000. Snohomish County established the “Conservation Futures Program” in 1988 to preserve open space, farmland, agricultural land and timberland. The program ... »

Future of Ballinger Park starting to take shape, residents asked for preferences during community meeting

Future of Ballinger Park starting to take shape, residents asked for preferences during community meeting

Choices, choices and more choices. That was what Mountlake Terrace residents were faced with at the second community meeting for the Ballinger Park Master Plan Tuesday evening at the Ballinger Clubhouse. Mountlake Terrace acquired the former golf course in 2013 to develop as a public park and recreational space. Berger Partnership, a Seattle-based design firm, was hired to develop a master plan to... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council to consider purchase of land near Terrace Creek Park

Mountlake Terrace City Council to consider purchase of land near Terrace Creek Park

The Mountlake Terrace City Council is scheduled to consider the purchase of land near Terrace Creek Park during Monday’s meeting. Snohomish County has awarded the City a $300,000 grant for the purchase of a three-acre parcel of undeveloped land adjacent to Terrace Creek Park, which is owned by Jo Harms. An appraisal placed the value of the parcel, located to the north and west of the park, a... »

Ballinger Park Master Plan Community Meeting set for June 2

Ballinger Park Master Plan Community Meeting set for June 2

The next community meeting for the Ballinger Park Master Plan is set for Tuesday, June 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ballinger Clubhouse, 23000 Lakeview Drive, Mountlake Terrace. Berger Partnership will review and discuss three preliminary drawings that show different elements in relation to environmental and activity spaces in the park. At the first meeting, over 75 interested people attended to help sha... »

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on Comp Plan update, review subdivision application at Tuesday’s meeting

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on Comp Plan update, review subdivision application at Tuesday’s meeting

Due to the Memorial Day holiday, the Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission will meet on Tuesday night. The Commission will be holding a Public Hearing on the 2015 Comp Plan update. The Commission also is scheduled to consider a Subdivision Application for the Wako Short Plat, 6712 228th Street SW as part of the Submitted Applications Update. This application is being reviewed for completeness. Cit... »

Plan to attend next community meeting on Ballinger Park Master Plan on June 2

Plan to attend next community meeting on Ballinger Park Master Plan on June 2

The next community meeting for the Ballinger Park Master Plan is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., Tuesday, June 2 at the Ballinger Clubhouse, 23000 Lakeview Drive in Mountlake Terrace. Berger Partnership will review and discuss three preliminary drawings that show different elements in relation to environmental and activity spaces in the park. At the first meeting, over 75 interested people attended to he... »

Planning Commission holding Public Hearing on Comp Plan update

Planning Commission holding Public Hearing on Comp Plan update

The 2015 update of the Comprehensive Plan will be considered by the Planning Commission at a Public Hearing at 7 p.m., May 26 at the Mountlake Terrace Interim City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 220, second floor. This review and update of the Comprehensive Plan is due in mid-2015. The purpose of the Plan is to ensure it reflects the community’s vision, has identified goals and policies to achi... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council passes amendment to driveway standards ordinance

Mountlake Terrace City Council passes amendment to driveway standards ordinance

The Mountlake Terrace City Council unanimously passed an amendment to the driveway standards ordinance during Monday’s meeting. The amendment removes the 250 feet maximum driveway length provision and instead require conformance to all fire code access and turn-around requirements. Under the amendment, conformance would be determined during the site plan review process on a case-by-case basi... »

Cedar Cottages expected to open in June as rentals

Cedar Cottages expected to open in June as rentals

A unique development of nine cottage homes and a second-story “Carriage House” apartment are expected to open June 1, bringing a new dimension to housing options available in Mountlake Terrace. But some city officials were caught by surprise when the development’s owners announced that the cottages would be rentals and not made available for purchase. The Cedar Cottages, 24226 52nd Avenue West, ar... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council to hold Public Hearing on driveway length standards

Mountlake Terrace City Council to hold Public Hearing on driveway length standards

The Mountlake Terrace City Council has scheduled a Public Hearing on driveway length standards during Monday’s meeting. City staff is proposing to redefine driveway length standards for townhouse and cottage house developments. During the update to the subdivision code, Master Builders of King & Snohomish Counties expressed concern over how the proposed subdivision code would affect fee ... »

Planning Commission reviewing zoning amendments at Monday’s meeting

Planning Commission reviewing zoning amendments at Monday’s meeting

In addition to reviewing a consolidated draft update for the 2015 Comprehensive Plan,  the Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission will be discussing five proposed Town Center zoning amendments during Monday’s meeting. The amendments deal with: Definitions of story/ground floor and studio/open bedroom studio. Transitional Uses around Town Center Perimeter Development standards, including singl... »

Planning Commission holding Public Hearing on Comp Plan update on May 26

Planning Commission holding Public Hearing on Comp Plan update on May 26

The 2015 update of the Comprehensive Plan will be considered by the Planning Commission at a Public Hearing at 7 p.m., May 26 at the Mountlake Terrace Interim City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW, Suite 220, second floor. This review and update of the Comprehensive Plan is due in mid-2015. The purpose of the Plan is to ensure it reflects the community’s vision, has identified goals and policies to achi... »

Mountlake Terrace City Council to consider Right of Way appeal procedure at Monday’s meeting

Mountlake Terrace City Council to consider Right of Way appeal procedure at Monday’s meeting

The Mountlake Terrace City Council likely will approve a resolution adopting a Right-of-Way Relocation Appeal Procedure during Monday’s meeting. The City’s Main Street Revitalization Project has received approximately $1 million dollars in federal grant money for the right-of-way phase of the project. These federal funds are distributed through WSDOT. City staff has done a preliminary ... »

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