Chapter 16.36


16.36.010    Petition.

16.36.015    Processing.

16.36.020    Tentative approval.

16.36.030    Final approval or disapproval.

16.36.010 Petition.

The owners of at least two-thirds of the lots in any existing plat may, by signed petition, request that the existing plat be modified or amended. The petitioner shall identify the plat and clearly set forth the amendment or modification sought. The city engineer, in his discretion, may direct that the petition be supplemented by such material as he deems appropriate. (Ord. 693 § 1, 1994)

16.36.015 Processing.

Plat amendments are Type IVA applications and, as project permits as defined in RCW 36.70B.020(4), are subject to the project permit processing requirements of CHMC Title 19. (Ord. 739 § 20, 1996)

16.36.020 Tentative approval.

The planning commission shall examine the petition together with any supporting documents, and confer with the city clerk and city engineer. If, in the opinion of the planning commission, the petition should be denied, it shall recommend disapproval to the council and advise the council and the petitioners of the reasons for disapproval. If the planning commission recommends that the amendments be approved, it shall forward the petition, its supporting documents, and its recommendation for approval to the council. Ord. 693 § 1, 1994)

16.36.030 Final approval or disapproval.

Upon receipt of the recommendation of the planning commission pertaining to the approval or disapproval of the amendments to the existing plat, the council shall consider the recommendation of the planning commission. The council shall either affirm or reverse the decision of the planning commission. If the council’s action should result in the amendment of the existing plat, it shall find that the public use and interest will be served and advanced by the proposed amendment of the existing plat. Upon the council’s approval of the amendment, the council shall direct the mayor of the city and the city clerk to endorse the approval of the city on the amendment of the existing plats and further direct the mayor and city clerk to take such further action as may be needed to effect the amendment with the proper governmental bodies. (Ord. 693 § 1, 1994)