Community Development

Permit Center is OPEN, effective May 17, 2021 

PERMIT CENTER CONTACT INFORMATION

Permit submittal, pick up and payment information:  kimo@burlingtonwa.gov 360-755-1371

Inspections may be limited and will be done on a case-by-case basis: craigc@burlingtonwa.gov 360-755-0077

Building and Floodplain Questions: craigc@burlingtonwa.gov 360-755-0077

Land Use Questions:  bradmj@burlingtonwa.gov 360-755-9717

Fire Marshal Questions and Inspections: kellyjb@burlingtonwa.gov 360-757-6684

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Responsibilities

This is the location of a number of key services offered by the City of Burlington including the following:

  • One-stop Permit Center for all land use, construction, and infrastructure permits
  • Public Information on zoning, subdivisions, environmental review, critical areas, and a variety of related topics ranging from new commercial and residential construction to neighborhood questions about fences, garages, and pets
  • Long range planning including updating Burlington’s Comprehensive Plans and Capital Improvement Plan
    • Special areas of emphasis include downtown planning and coordination with the Downtown Burlington Association and implementing the Community Connections Plan
  • Burlington’s Natural Hazard Mitigation Plan, base flood elevation information, and coordination of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System program for Burlington.

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UPCOMING Hearing Examiner Public Hearings:

May 23, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. 

Public Hearing will be held remotely, click here for details.

Hearing #1: Conditional Use Permit (CUP 2-22) Walnut Street Housing 

Description: ). If approved, this permit would authorize the construction of a residential development consisting of a single four-story multiunit building containing 170 age restricted (55+) dwelling units, six garage buildings, one pool/community building and approximately 315 parking spaces. The development will involve clearing, grading, and the installation of related improvements including landscaping, utilities, and storm-water improvements. The proposed development will be constructed on four parcels located at the southeast corner of South Walnut Street and East McCorquedale Road. The parcels include Skagit County Assessor’s parcel numbers P116580, P116581, P116583, and P116579. Applicant is Reid Dickinson of Inland Group.

Hearing Examiner Materials CUP 2-22:

  1. Exhibit List
  1. Staff Report
  2. Aerial Photo
  3. Critical Areas Report
  4. Completeness Notice
  5. Notice of Application
  6. Public Notice Sign - Posting Certificate
  7. Public Notice Sign - Photo of Installed Sign
  8. Applicant's Narrative - Residential vs. Commercial Use
  9. City Road Extension Plan
  10. Preliminary Development Plans (site, landscaping, building and storm water)
  11. Site Plan - Showing Staff Notations on Recommended Pedestrian Access
  12. Transportation Report
  13. Fire Marshal Memo
  14. Zoning Map
  15. SEPA Checklist - Including Staff Notations and Signature
  16. Application Forms
  17. Published Notice of Public Hearing
  18. Posted Notice of Public Hearing

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PLANNING COMMISSION MEETING - April 20, 2022 agenda

The City of Burlington Planning Commission will hold a regularly scheduled meeting on April 20, 2022 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held in-person in the Burlington Council Chambers located at 833 S. Spruce Street, Burlington WA. 

The following agenda items will be discussed: 

1. Public Hearing: Comprehensive Plan Update – Zoning Map. The Planning Commission will consider the adoption of a revised zoning map. Map revisions necessary for consistency with the Comprehensive Plan Map were discussed at the Planning Commission’s previous meeting. The Planning Commission may take final action on this item.

2. Public Hearing: Comprehensive Plan Update – Economic Development Element. The Planning Commission will consider the adoption of a revised Economic Development Element. The Economic Development Element has been updated to reflect an Economic Development study discussed at the Planning Commission’s previous meeting. The Planning Commission may take final action on this item.

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Past Hearing Examiner Public Hearings:

April 28, 2022 at 2:00 p.m. 

Public Hearing will be held remotely, click here for details.

Hearing #1: Conditional Use Permit (CUP 8-21) proposed drive through at 989 S. Burlington Boulevard (P23805) 

Description: If approved, this permit would authorize the conversion of 2,455 square feet of an existing building to a drive-through for retail/food service use. This proposal does not involve any new buildings or additions and will not involve any clearing or grading, or the creation of any new impervious surfaces. The proposal is located at 989 South Burlington Boulevard and the property is identified as parcel number P23805.

Hearing Examiner Materials CUP 8-21:

  1. Exhibit List
  1. Staff Report
  2. Plans - Drive through queuing
  3. Photograph
  4. Zoning Map
  5. Complete Application Notice
  6. Application Forms
  7. Floor Plan
  8. Site Photo

Hearing #2: Conditional Use Permit (CUP 1-22) re-establishment of an Enhanced Service Facility (ESF) nursing home for 16 patients at 1036 Victoria Street (P71515 & P71519)

Description:  If approved, this permit would authorize the re-establishment of an Enhanced Service Facility (ESF) nursing home for 16 patients. The building was previously used as a nursing home but has been closed for an extended period of time, and result, has lost its existing use rights, necessitating a new conditional use permit. No additions or significant exterior alterations are proposed. The proposal is located at 1036 Victoria Street and the property is identified by parcel numbers P71515 & P71519.

Hearing Examiner Materials CUP 1-22:

  1. Exhibit List
  1. Staff Report
  2. Zoning Map
  3. Aerial Photo
  4. Complete Application Notice
  5. Application
  6. Site Photo
  7. Public Comment

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HEARING EXAMINER DECISIONS

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