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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 ... »

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on amendment to driveway standards at Monday’s meeting

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to hold Public Hearing on amendment to driveway standards at Monday’s meeting

The Planning Commission will be having a Public Hearing on an amendment to driveway standards during its Monday meeting. The proposed amendment pertains to driveway lengths for townhouse and cottage house developments. The amendment would eliminate the 250-foot maximum length provision and instead require conformance to all fire code access and turn-around requirements. Under the proposed amendmen... »

Mountlake Terrace launches special Comp Plan update website

Mountlake Terrace launches special Comp Plan update website

Mountlake Terrace has launched a special website on the City’s update to the Comprehensive Plan. The website (www.cityofmlt.com/majorupdate) tracks the update process and progress. A public open house on the update to the City’s Comprehensive Plan will be fronm 6-7 p.m., Monday, April 27 in the Council Chambers at the Interim City Hall, 6100 219th Street SW, second floor, Mountlake Terrace. ... »

Mountlake Terrace hosts Open House on Comp Plan update Monday, April 27

Mountlake Terrace hosts Open House on Comp Plan update Monday, April 27

Mountlake Terrace is hosting an Open House on the City’s Major Comprehensive Plan Update from 6-7 p.m., Monday April 27 at the Council Chambers in the the interim City Hall. The regularly scheduled Planning Commission meeting follows the Open House. The Planning Commission and City Council have been reviewing each chapter of the Comp Plan over the last year and the document will be finalized... »

Strong turnout for public meeting to discuss future of Ballinger Park

Strong turnout for public meeting to discuss future of Ballinger Park

More than 75 citizens turned out on Tuesday evening for the kickoff public meeting to explore the future of Ballinger Park. Formerly the Ballinger Golf Course, the City of Mountlake Terrace acquired the property in 2013 to develop as a public park and recreational space. The city subsequently contracted with the Berger Partnership, a Seattle-based design firm, to develop a master plan to reinvent ... »

Work about to begin on Atworth Commons housing project

Work about to begin on Atworth Commons housing project

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Residents urge Edmonds School District to sell property next to Esperance Park to Snohomish County Parks

Residents urge Edmonds School District to sell property next to Esperance Park to Snohomish County Parks

If residents living near Esperance Park in Edmonds have their way, the Edmonds School District will sell its surplus property adjacent to the park to the Snohomish County Parks and Recreation Department. The County also has every intention of adding the 3.35 acres of vacant property, located to the south and east of its existing 6.8 acres of park, according to Parks and Recreation Director Tom Tei... »

Sound Transit Board set to decide on Lynnwood extension final route and stations on April 23

Sound Transit Board set to decide on Lynnwood extension final route and stations on April 23

The Sound Transit Board is expected to select the final route and stations for the Lynnwood Link Extension at its Thursday, April 23 meeting. The Board meeting is scheduled from 1:30- 4 p.m. at Union Station, Ruth Fisher Board Room 401 S. Jackson Street, Seattle. For more about the Lynnwood Link Extension see www.soundtransit.org/Projects-and-Plans/Lynnwood-Link-Extension. The Final Environmental ... »

Work continuing on new SHAG senior living complex

Work continuing on new SHAG senior living complex

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Developers announce plans for housing, retail/commercial space in Mountlake Terrace Freeway Tourist District

Developers announce plans for housing, retail/commercial space in Mountlake Terrace Freeway Tourist District

Calling the highly-visible land along the east-side of I-5 an “iconic location,” three private developers announced their plans for 600 apartments and more than 100,000 square feet of retail and commercial space in the Mountlake Terrace Freeway Tourist District just north of the King-Snohomish County border. Steve Cox, President of West Ridge Land Corp; Fred Grimm, Chairman and CEO of Triad Capita... »

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to review Comp Plan Transportation Element, hear Development Activities update at Monday’s meeting

Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission to review Comp Plan Transportation Element, hear Development Activities update at Monday’s meeting

The Mountlake Terrace Planning Commission is scheduled to review the Comprehensive Plan Transportation Element Update and and to hear the Development Activities Update at Monday’s meeting. The purpose of the Transportation Element is to guide the development of the City’s transportation system in a manner consistent with the City’s adopted goals and policies. The Element includes the new tra... »

Sponsor spotlight: Finishing touches being placed on Vineyard Park building

Sponsor spotlight: Finishing touches being placed on Vineyard Park building

Photographer David Carlos provided these before-and-after shots of the four-story, 104-unit Vineyard Park retirement and assisted living complex that is nearly ready for occupancy at 56th Avenue West and 231st Street Southwest in Mountlake Terrace). The before shot, taken in 2011, shows some of the previous businesses occupying the lot, including Electri-City and Distinctive Countertops. The after... »

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