Planning 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.


  • 5:30 pm
  • First and Third Tuesday of each month, as needed
  • To participate via Zoom: 
    Click this link: 
    To participate by phone: Dial (253) 215-8782 and enter Webinar ID 88350553965
  • Please check our calendar for any updates to meetings and potential cancellations or changes. 


The public can watch meetings online or listen by telephone or attend in person. 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.

Upcoming Public Hearings

Chapter 12.02 Complete Streets - Tuesday, October 3, 5:30 pm. See the agenda packet for more information.

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Minutes (PDF) Minutes are available following approval.

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.

If there are vacancies and you or someone you know is interested in joining the commission, please submit an application for an opportunity to be a part of our team.

meet your planning commissioners!

Julianne CoontsJulianne Coonts moved to Sequim for the first time in 1987 with her family.  She is a graduate of Sequim High School.  Julianne promptly left Sequim after High school to pursue her college degree and upon completion of her schooling she lived in the Seattle area for 6 years.  In early 2000 she made the decision to move back to Sequim to raise her family and she purchased her childhood home from her mother’s estate.  Together, Julianne and her husband Doug raised their 3 children in Sequim.  Doug and Julianne are small business owners in the community.   Julianne is passionate about public service and believes that serving the community she lives in is not only a duty but an honor.  She has volunteered for the Sequim Irrigation Festival since 1992, is on the executive committee for the Sequim Valley Chamber of Commerce and Co-chairs the annual Elk’s Charity Golf Tournament benefitting the Elk’s Children’s fund.  She is also a member of Sequim Sergers, an all-volunteer group that sews blankets to donate to children in need, both within the United States and abroad. Julianne loves all things outdoors and appreciates all this area has to offer for recreation.  She is truly passionate of her two hobbies, running and quilting.  If she is not out on the trail, she is in her sewing room.  Julianne loves this community and feels fortunate to live, work and spend time with family here.

Term Expiration: December 31, 2025
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