Lakewood Title 18 Update

City of Lakewood, WA

Updating Title 18A

Land Use & Development Code (and Titles 12 and 17 too)


Making the City of Lakewood’s permitting process easier to navigate

The City of Lakewood is revamping its Title 18A Land Use & Development Code and making related amendments to Title 12 and Title17 as well in order to make the code more readable, logical, and user friendly. There will be some substantive updates, but most of the changes will be to reorganize the text and make it easier to use.

A stakeholder meeting will be held Tuesday, June 18 at 11:30 am at Lakewood City Hall to review the latest draft updates. You can view materials from the January 2019 industry stakeholder meeting here and the public stakeholder meeting here.

The Planning Commission will hold a study session on the Title 18A updates on Wednesday, July 17 at 6:30 pm in the City Council Chambers at Lakewood City hall (6000 Main St. SW.) You can view materials from past and upcoming Commission meetings here.

The Planning Commission reviewed draft Chapters 18A.10, 18A.20, and 18A.30 on February 20. You can view the draft language for the new Title 18A chapters here as they become available.




City of Lakewood 6000 Main St. SW, Lakewood, WA 98499

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