Chapter 2.07


2.07.010    Position created.

2.07.020    Duties and responsibilities.

2.07.030    Planning commission meetings.

2.07.010 Position created.

The position of planning director is hereby created. The position shall be filled by appointment of the mayor and shall serve at the pleasure of the mayor. [Ord. 846 § 2, 2002.]

2.07.020 Duties and responsibilities.

Under the direction of the mayor or his or her designee, the planning director plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates all planning activities for the town including but not limited to developing and implementing land use policies and procedures. This entails the reviewing, evaluating, and processing of permit applications, updating of the comprehensive plan and related ordinances as well as coordinating with other local, state, and federal agencies to ensure consistency and compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The planning director is also responsible for developing and tracking the annual planning department budget, seeking project funds through grant applications, and keeping current with planning techniques through training and professional affiliations. The planning director shall perform all tasks related to the items described above and other as duties as assigned. [Ord. 846 § 2, 2002.]

2.07.030 Planning commission meetings.

All regular planning commission meetings of the town of La Conner, Washington, shall be held at 6:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesday of each month at Maple Center, 104 Commercial Street, La Conner, Washington, or such other place as may be designated in order to accommodate persons with disabilities or for special presentations which may require the use of equipment unavailable at Upper Maple Center. [Ord. 1222 § 2, 2023; Ord. 919 § 2, 2004; Ord. 868 § 1, 2002.]