Planning Commission

The Planning Commission is a 7-member, non-partisan committee appointed by the City Council. The Planning Commission may act as the research and fact-finding agency of the municipality. The duties of the Planning Commission are to:

o    Hold public meetings and make recommendations to the City Council on a wide variety of policies and plans such as the Comprehensive Plan, Zoning, and the Shoreline Master Program.

o    Hold public hearings and review all Planned Unit Developments and Long Plats and make recommendations to the City Council.

o    The Commission has final decision-making authority over Shoreline Substantial Development Permit applications, Land Use Variances, and Conditional Use Permits


o    See Blaine Municipal Code: Chapter 2.56 for Planning Commission regulations



  • 7:00 pm on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month see the calendar for specific dates.
  • Members
  • Van Tabb, Chair
    1st Term Ending  December 31, 2016 
  • Calvin Armerding, Vice Chair
      2nd Term Ending December 31, 2018
  • John LeBrun, Member
     2nd Term Ending December 31, 2018
  • Richard May, Member
    1st Term Ending December 31, 2017
  •  Ken Ely, Member
    1st Term Ending December 31, 2016
  • Susan Sturgill, Member
    1st Term Ending December 31, 2015
  • Kevin Owens, Member 
    1st Partial Term Ending December 31, 2018





For  More Information
Please direct all Planning Commission questions and comments to the Planning Commission by email. You may also contact Michael Jones at 360-332-8311 ext. 3317 or by email.