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Planning Division

   

Functions
The Planning Division is responsible for three main functions.

Current Planning 

  • Application, review, issuance, and inspection of land use, environmental, critical area, and subdivision permits  
  • Administration of zoning, subdivision, shoreline, environmental, and critical area codes
  • A land use permit is required prior to issuance of a building permit for new commercial, office, civic, public, and multi-family developments, as well as additions to existing buildings and improvements made in critical areas
  • Some applications require a public notice that is published in the Federal Way Mirror, posted on-site at the Federal Way libraries and City Hall, and in some cases, mailed to surrounding property owners
  • Land Use Permits - Application and informational handouts for Land Use permits including site plan review, environmental review, critical areas review, subdivisions, shoreline permits, etc.
  • Citizen’s Guide to the Hearing Examiner Process

Long Range Planning   

 Special Projects

 

Department: 

Contact

Address
33325 8th Ave. South
Federal Way, WA  98003

Planner on Duty
253-835-2655
Email

Planning Manager
Robert "Doc" Hansen
 253-835-2643
Email

Administrative Assistant
Tina Piety
253-835-2601
Email

Hours
Monday - Friday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm