Apply Today - Planning Commission Vacancy
Posted on 05/01/2024
City Hall

Join the Newcastle Planning Commission and Shape the Future of Your City!


Are you passionate about the future development of Newcastle? The City Council is inviting residents like you to apply for a unique opportunity to serve on the Planning Commission. This vital role not only allows you to influence major projects and land use policies but also to play a pivotal part in wrapping up the update of our Comprehensive Plan.


Position Highlights:

  • Influence City Planning: As a member of this seven-member advisory board, you will provide crucial input on the Comprehensive Plan, zoning, and other long-range policies and plans that shape Newcastle.
  • Collaborate and Engage: Work alongside city staff and other commissioners on projects endorsed by the City Council as part of an impactful annual work program.
  • Commitment to Community: Serve a four-year term and attend monthly meetings, contributing directly to the community's growth and development.


Planning Commission Meeting Information:

Location: Council Chambers, 12835 Newcastle Way, Suite 200, Newcastle, WA 98056

Time: Typically, the Planning Commission meets on the Fourth Wednesday of each month at 6 p.m., although special meetings may be held outside of the regular meeting schedule.


Application Process:

  • Age and Residency: Applicants must be at least 18 years old and residents of Newcastle.
  • Deadline: All application materials must be submitted by 5 p.m., Friday, May 31, 2024.
  • How to Apply: Ready to make a difference? Submit your application, letter of interest, and resume online.



For any questions regarding eligibility, the application process, or the role itself, please reach out to the City Clerk. Phone (425-386-4114) or Email ([email protected])

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