The Planning Department oversees all land development within the City of Blaine. Staff prepares and implements the Comprehensive Municipal Plan which guides land use, zoning, sewer extension, transportation, and community facility improvements or anticipated changes. Planning staff prepare reports and make recommendations to the Blaine Planning Commission and the Blaine City Council for decisions regarding land development within the city. Staff is available to answer questions on past, current, and future development, zoning, building code changes, home occupations, business signage, and variances to the codes.

Temporary Outdoor Dining Policy and Registration

  1. The City of Blaine has established a policy and procedure to allow for new or expanded outdoor seating areas for restaurants in response to social distancing and occupancy requirements for restaurants to open for on-site dining due to the COVID-19 pandemic.