Planning & Development Services

The City of University Place is seeking a qualified consultant to prepare a form-based code, meant to supersede portions of the present zoning ordinance and other local land development regulations that apply to the University Place Regional Growth Center (RGC). Additionally, the consultant would create street design standards for streets, sidewalks and associated facilities within the RGC and surrounding community. For more information, pleased see the Request for Qualifications linked below.

The Planning and Development Services counter is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Thursday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Planning and Development Services (P&DS) is dedicated to providing excellent customer service. We strive to make your experience with us as fast and easy as possible. Whether you are homeowner, contractor or design professional, our staff is here to help you every step of the way. Whatever the project, do not hesitate to either call or stop by early in your planning stage to discuss options and ideas.

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Planning & Development Services Staff

David Swindale Planning & Development Services Director 253.460.2519
Bobbie King Assistant Planning & Development Services Director 253.460.2524
Dean Bentley Building Official/Sr. Building Inspector 253.460.2523
Robert Brunk Senior Plans Examiner/Building Inspector 253.460.5428
Chad Haddow Plans Examiner / Building Inspector 253.460.2522
Micah Ross Project Engineer 253.460.5417
Jeff Boers Principal Planner 253.460.5410
Kevin Briske Principal Planner 253.460.5405
Kari Dreisbach Permit Technician 253.460.2509
Amy Aplin Office Assistant 253.460.5406
Rod Pearce Fire Code Official 253.460.5439
Melanie Boehm Code Enforcement Officer 253.460.2548