What happens to your proposed amendment?


  1. Staff Reviews each application to determine completeness and consistency with the established review criteria. The Department compiles a list (known as the Docket) and forwards the list to the Planning Commission.
  2. Fife Planning Commission preliminary recommendation to the City Council follows a study session and public hearing.
  3. Fife City Council reviews the proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments (CPAs) and Planning Commission recommendation and determines the scope of the annual Docket. The City notifies proponents of the items on the docket.
  4. Final Docket Review and Decision
    1. Application: Proponents will need to submit requested information or analysis identified during the preliminary docket review and pay an application deposit fee to cover the actual staff and any third party consultant review expenses that may be incurred by the City.
    2. Final Docket Staff Review Process: Staff will schedule Planning Commission review and City Council action on the CPAs pursuant to the Council adopted calendar. Staff will forward Comprehensive Plan amendments and concurrent rezone requests to the Planning Commission for review and recommendation.
    3. Planning Commission Final Docket Recommendations: Following one or more public hearings the Planning Commission shall forward its recommendation on each amendment, including rezones, to the Council.
    4. City Council Decision: The Council reviews the recommendations of the Planning Commission, hold a public hearing, and decides whether to adopt, modify and adopt, reject or defer to a later date, each proposed amendment, including rezones.

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1. What is a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPA)?
2. Who can propose amendments?
3. How do I submit a proposed amendment?
4. When do I submit a proposed amendment?
5. How much does it cost?
6. What happens to your proposed amendment?