Proposal: The City of Yakima Planning Division is proposing the following amendments to the Yakima Municipal Code: modify the sign code, YMC § 15.08.045 Exemptions; Rezone criteria in YMC § 15.23.030; Accessory Dwelling Unit Standards in YMC § 15.09.045 and 15.04.030, Table 4-1; the Modification Chapter in YMC 15.17; Adding a definition and land use for Taxicab Home Occupation in YMC §§ 15.02.020 and 15.04.120; modifying the district intent statement and permitted uses in the Regional Development (RD) zoning district, YMC §§ 15.03.020 and 15.04.030, Table 4-1; and finally consolidation of Appeals from YMC Ch. 1.43 and YMC § 15.16 into YMC Ch. 16.08.

City File Number: TXT#002-18 & SEPA#020-18




  • The Planning Commission held a public hearing on these proposed amendments on Wednesday September 12, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers (129 N 2nd St, Yakima, WA 98901). The public hearing packet can be viewed here.




  • City Council passed ORD#2018-047 on November 13, 2018; effective December 16, 2018.