Notice is hereby given that the City of Sumner Planning Commission will hold a Public Hearing on March 4th, 2021 at 6:00 pm on a proposed update to citywide fencing regulations in Commercial and Residential zones, as described below.  The public may provide written comments before March 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm to The public has the right to review the contents of the official file for the proposal, provide written comments, participate in the public hearings/meetings, and request a copy of the final decision.

Proposal Name: Update of Citywide Fencing Regulations

Proposal Description: Proposed zoning code text amendment, updating citywide fencing regulations in commercial and industrial zones, including establishing standards for setbacks, height and other standards for chain link, barbed wire and electrified fencing.

Location / Parcel(s) #: City-wide

Permit Application #: PLN-2021-0004

Applicant: City of Sumner

Hearing Date and Time: March 4, 2021 at 6:00 pm

Hearing Location / Zoom Virtual Meeting Link: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, City Hall remains closed during Governor Inslee’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Therefore, this will be a VIRTUAL MEETING only. 

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Join Zoom Meeting:

Call in by phone:  1 253 215 8782 (Tacoma)

Meeting ID: 849 2245 4873

Comment Period: Written comments due:  March 3, 2021 at 5:00 pm, or oral comments taken during the public hearing.  Submit written comments to Community Development, 1104 Maple Street, Sumner, WA 98390 or  Please call the Community Development Department at 253-299-5520 with any questions.

Associated Documents:

SEPA Environmental Review: DNS (Determination of Non-Significance) was issued February 9, 2021

Other Required Approvals: City Council approval

Staff Contact: Ann Siegenthaler 253-299-5520 or