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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
LAKEWOOD PLANNING COMMISSION

 

Applicant:  City of Lakewood.

Proposed action:  The proposed action would amend Lakewood Municipal Code, 18A.20.300 D.  The proposed action would:  1) define an Adult Family Home (AFH) as a Type 1 Group Home licensed pursuant to RCW 70.128.150; 2) require an AFH to obtain a city business license; 3) prohibit clients with a history of violence, including sex offenses from occupying an AFH; 4) prohibiting the conversion of an AFH into an Enhanced Services Facility (ESF); and 5) prohibiting ESFs in the R1, R2, R3, and R4 single-family residential zoning districts. 

Date, time and place of public hearing:  January 17, 2018, on or about 6:30 PM, Lakewood City Hall Council Chambers, 6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499.

Nature of proposed amendment:  The proposal establishes local development standards for AFHs, prohibits the conversion of AFHs into ESFs, and prohibits ESFs in single-family residential zoning districts.   

Interested persons are invited to attend the public hearing and provide testimony. If you want to submit written comments you may do so at the public hearing, or you can submit written comments through the Lakewood Community and Economic Development Department.  The department’s address is Lakewood City Hall, Second Floor, 6000 Main Street SW, Lakewood, WA 98499.

Background information, including the application, environmental documentation, and other related materials are available for review by contacting the Lakewood Community and Economic Development Department. 

Contact person is David Bugher, Assistant City Manager for Development Services at the address above, or by telephone at (253)512-2261, or email at .

A copy of the staff report will be available for inspection at no cost at least five calendar days prior to the public hearing and copies will be provided at the cost of reproduction.

 

Dated:  December 28, 2017

David Bugher, Assistant City Manager for Development Services