Comprehensive Plan Review Council Workshops

At its regular meeting on May 2, 2016 Council agreed to schedule the following workshops to review the draft Comprehensive Plan. Date Time Element Monday May 9 3:30 to 6:00 Goals/vision and Land Use Thursday May 12 3:30 to 6:00 Utilities and Parks & Open Space Thursday May 19 3:30 to 6:00 Transportation Monday May…

Joint Planning Area Overlay Designations

At its regular monthly meeting on April 6th at 3 pm the Planning Advisory Board will discuss Joint Planning Area overlay designations. If you haven’t been part of the conversation feel free to attend.  If you need more information on the subject check out http://www.islandcounty2036.org.

City’s new website is live!

The City of Langley has launched its new website!  www.langleywa.org  In addition to the complete aesthetic redesign the site includes many, many new features including a latest news (blog) section, a calendar of events, photo gallery options, a form and permit center, social media integration, video integration and new opportunities for public input and feedback.…

Doghouse – Part II

Moratorium The City Council unanimously passed ordinance 999 at the May 5, 2014 meeting establishing a moratorium on applications for the demolition of historic structures.  The intent of the ordinance is not to establish an outright prohibition on demolition, but to allow time to consider standards that would have to be met prior to any…

The Doghouse

The news that the owners of the Doghouse intend to tear down the structure is sure to ignite a debate within the community.  Before addressing the legal issues it should be made clear that the city supports the preservation and restoration of the Doghouse.  The Record did a reasonable job covering the issues in Saturday’s newspaper article,…

Second Street Construction Update #4

As March begins we are entering into our seventh week of construction on the project.  The transfer of water services to the new water main was completed last week.  We originally thought we could isolate portions of the water main so that only a limited number of connections would be disrupted at a time and…

Second Street Project Construction Update #1

The Second Street Project is off to a successful start.  The contractor, SRV Construction, has completed the demolition on the north side of the street and is proceeding with installing underground utilities including the stormwater system followed by the water main and services.  We will contact businesses/residents directly before water services are switched over to…