East Wenatchee Planning Commission

Notice of open record public hearing – Wenatchi Landing

The East Wenatchee Planning Commission will conduct an open record public hearing at their February 25, 2020 regularly scheduled public meeting. The meeting starts at 5:30 PM and will be held in the Council Chambers at East Wenatchee City Hall, 271 9th St. NE, East Wenatchee, WA. The public hearing will be part of the meeting agenda and will begin after the meeting has convened. The purpose of the public hearing is to consider the following proposed amendments initiated by Douglas County:

  • ZTA 2019-03 – Consideration of amendments to the East Wenatchee Municipal Code (EWMC) establishing a new North End Wenatchi Landing Overlay District.  Amendments to EWMC Chapters 17.34, 17.42, 17.46 and adding a new Chapter 17.54 North End Wenatchi Landing Overlay. 
  • Amendment to the North End Planned Action Ordinance adopted by the City of East Wenatchee with Ordinance 2016-16 and by Douglas County with Ordinance TLS 16-09-37C to add a cost of construction adjustment to the transportation mitigation fees.

This is a joint project with Douglas County. All interested persons are encouraged to attend the public hearing, at the date, time, and location noted above, and to provide written and/or oral comments.  Please address written comments in advance of the hearing to Lori Barnett, Community Development Director, at East Wenatchee City Hall, 271 9th Street NE, East Wenatchee, WA 98802. Phone 509-884-5396 and fax 509-884-6233 or via email to lbarnett@eastwenatcheewa.gov. All documents and materials pertaining to the proposal under consideration may be reviewed at the Community Development Department in East Wenatchee City Hall during regular business hours. To request copies of materials in an alternate format, please contact Marcia Martz at 509-884-5396. A copy of the staff report will be available for inspection 10 calendar days prior to the hearing. 

East Wenatchee City Hall facilities comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Parking and meeting rooms are accessible for persons with disabilities. It is the City’s policy to provide reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities. Please contact the City Clerk at 509-884-9515 at least 3 working days in advance of the meeting if you need any language, hearing or physical accommodations. Citizens with hearing impairment may call the TDD line at 800-833-6388.


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Douglas County and the City of East Wenatchee intend to adopt amendments to EWMC Title 17 Zoning.  The proposed amendments will better implement the North End (Wenatchi Landing) Subarea Plan of the Greater East Wenatchee Area Comprehensive Plan.  Proposed amendments are to Chapter 17.34 Commercial Land Use Matrix, Chapter 17.42 General Commercial District, Chapter 17.46 Waterfront Mixed Use District and the creation of a new district “North End Wenatchi Landing Overlay.

The draft amendments were transmitted to the Washington State Department of Commerce on November 18, 2019 in accordance with RCW 36.70A.106.   


The 60-day comment period commences on November 18, 2019 and concludes on January 17, 2020

Proposed amendments will be considered at a public hearing to be determined.  PLEASE NOTE that pursuant to DCC 14.32.070 that the primary public hearing opportunity for these amendments shall be through City of East Wenatchee City Council and Planning Commission. 

Comments on the proposed revisions should be addressed to:

Douglas County Land Services
RE:  Wenatchi Landing Amendments
140 19th St. NW, East Wenatchee, WA 98802

Or emailed to: 

Curtis Lillquist – Principal Planner

For questions regarding the City’s hearing schedule and process for providing comment at those hearings, please contact:

Lori Barnett
East Wenatchee Community Development Department
271 9th St. NE
East Wenatchee WA 98802