Planning Commission


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.


  • 5:30 pm
  • First and Third Tuesday of each month, as needed
  • Please check our calendar for any updates to meetings and potential cancellations. 

Agendas & Minutes

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

View Minutes (PDF) Minutes are available following approval.

Current Members

Jeff Carter (County)
Term Expires December 31, 2024
Julianne Coonts Chair (County)
Term Expires December 31, 2025
Elizabeth A. Hall (City)
Term Expires December 31, 2027
Alex Fane (City)
Term Expires December 31, 2023
Karen Mahalick Vice Chair (County)
Term Expires December 31, 2027
Dan Butler (City)
Term Expires December 31, 2024
Eileen Cummings (City)
Term Expires December 31, 2024
Emily Coler, DCD Specialist

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.

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.