2016 Update to Residential Development Standards - Completed 9/19/2017
What's Happening Now
Residential Development Standards Public Meeting
On November 1, 2017 the adopted changes of the residential development standards, that were approved by the City Council on September 19, 2017, took effect. [Note: The Planning Commission completed its review and transmitted its findings to City Council on June 5, 2017]
Since early 2016, the City of Mercer Island has heard from residents with a variety of concerns regarding residential development and the rapidly changing character of Mercer Islandís neighborhoods. The City Council has tasked staff and the Planning Commission with reviewing the code, gathering public input and recommending code updates to City Council.