Public Hearing set for draft Tacoma Mall subarea plan


The Tacoma City Council will hold a public hearing during the City Council meeting on Tuesday, April 24, at approximately 5:15 p.m. in the Tacoma Municipal Building Council Chambers (747 Market St., 1st Floor) to gather public comments on the draft Tacoma Mall Neighborhood Subarea Plan, associated code changes and Environmental Impact Statement.

Planning staff will also conduct an informational meeting on Monday, April 16, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m., at the Asia Pacific Cultural Center (4851 S. Tacoma Way), to provide an opportunity for residents to learn more about the plan prior to the public hearing.

The draft plan holds a vision, goals and actions to support positive growth and change in this 575-acre neighborhood. Key goals include promoting investment and job growth, providing transportation choices, improving livability and community health, protecting the environment, and empowering stakeholders. The associated zoning changes and impact statement are early implementation steps toward achieving those goals.

Written comments may also be submitted at the hearing, or beforehand to the City Clerk’s Office at or 733 Market Street, Room 11, Tacoma, WA 98402, by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 24.

To review the draft Tacoma Mall Neighborhood Subarea Plan, visit, or contact Associate Planner Elliott Barnett at or call (253) 591-5389.

More information about the City’s progress toward its Tacoma2025 goals is available on the Results253 page at

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