Planning Commission


Currently the Planning Commission is prohibited from meeting in person due to the risks of COVID-19. The public can watch meetings online or listen by telephone. Guidance on how to watch or listen to meetings is listed at the top of each published agenda. Published agendas also contain guidance on how to participate in open public comment and public hearings. Public comment can be sent by email to the Department of Community Development at, and will be distributed to the full Planning Commission.


  • 6:00 pm
  • First and Third Tuesday of each month, as needed

Agendas & Minutes

View Agendas (PDF) Agendas are available prior to the meetings.

View Minutes (PDF) Minutes are available following approval.

Current Members

Jeff Carter Chair (County)
Term Expires December 31, 2024
Julianne Coonts (County)
Term Expires December 31, 2021
Elizabeth A. Hall (City)
Term Expires December 31, 2022
Kathy Downer (City)
Term Expires December 31, 2023
Karen Mahalick (County)
Term Expires December 31, 2022
Dan Butler (City)
Term Expires December 31, 2024
Vicki Lowe (City)
Term Expires December 31, 2024

Membership Qualifications

Members must reside within the Clallam County boundaries of the Sequim School District. At least four members at one time must be City residents.

About the Commission

The Planning Commission is a seven-member citizen panel responsible for advising the City Council on matters related to long-range community planning, such as the adopted Sequim Comprehensive Plan. The commission and its duties are outlined in Sequim Municipal Code, Chapter 2.36.