Chapter 4.10


4.10.010    Planning commission created pursuant to Chapter 35A.63 RCW.

4.10.020    Term expiration.

4.10.030    Powers and duties.

4.10.040    Regular meetings.

Legislative history: Ords. 6, 84-23, 87-153, 90-231 and 92-280.

4.10.010 Planning commission created pursuant to Chapter 35A.63 RCW.

There is hereby established a planning commission for the city of Mill Creek which shall consist of seven members appointed by the city council. (Ord. 2006-640 § 4. Formerly 2.12.010)

4.10.020 Term expiration.

The term of each position shall expire on April 30th in the final year of each term. (Ord. 2006-640 § 4. Formerly 2.12.020)

4.10.030 Powers and duties.

A. Generally. The planning commission shall have all of the powers and perform each and all of the duties specified by Chapter 35A.63 RCW, except those powers granted to the hearing examiner, together with any other duties or authority which may hereafter be conferred upon it by the laws of the state of Washington or the municipal code.

B. Comprehensive Plan. The planning commission shall prepare a comprehensive plan and periodic amendments for anticipating and influencing the orderly and coordinated development of land and building uses of the city of Mill Creek and its environs. After holding a properly advertised public hearing, such comprehensive plan, in a form recommended by the planning commission, shall be filed with the city manager who shall acknowledge receipt as certified by the city clerk for transmittal to the city council for final action.

C. Zoning. The planning commission shall conduct public hearings on all proposed substantive regulations of general applicability concerning the use of land in the city of Mill Creek or amendments thereto and shall make recommendations for appropriate action on such proposed land use regulations to the city council.

D. Rules of Procedure. The planning commission may adopt rules of procedure and rules governing election and duties of officers of the commission; provided, however, said rules shall pertain only to the internal procedures of the members and said rules and procedures may be questioned only by members of the commission and do not give standing to question said procedures to nonmembers or other parties. (Ord. 2010-718 § 3 (Exh. C); Ord. 2006-640 § 4. Formerly 2.12.030)

4.10.040 Regular meetings.

The planning commission shall hold regular meetings on the third Thursday of each month at 7:00 p.m. All meetings shall comply with the applicable requirements of Chapter 44.22 RCW. (Ord. 2006-640 § 4. Formerly 2.12.050)