City File Number: TXT#001-19 & SEPA#027-19

Proposal: The City of Yakima Planning Division is proposing amendments to the following sections of the City of Yakima’s Municipal Code (YMC) Title 14 Subdivisions, Title 15 Yakima Urban Area Zoning Ordinance, and Ch. 6.88 Environmental Policy:


The Yakima Planning Commission (YPC) held study sessions on the proposed amendments on January 23rd, February 27th, March 27th, April 10th, April 24th, May 8th, May 22nd, June 12th, June 26th, July 24th, August 14th, and August 28, 2019. Videos of the meetings can be viewed here, and meeting agendas/packets and minutes can be viewed here.

The Planning Commission held a public hearing on the proposed amendments on Wednesday October 23, 2019. City Council held the public hearing to consider the Planning Commission’s recommendation on December 3, 2019, and passed ordinances ORD#2019-043 (YMC Title 14) and ORD#2019-045 (YMC Ch. 6.88); effective January 5, 2020.

City Council passed ORD#2020-001 (YMC Title 15) on 01/07/2020; effective February 9, 2020.