City seeks input on Accessory Dwelling Units – Oct. 1 presentation, Oct. 3 Public Hearing

The Tacoma Planning Commission is holding a public hearing on proposed Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU) regulations this week on Oct. 3, 2018. The proposed changes would “simplify the code and create additional flexibility for both attached and detached accessory dwelling units also known as a backyard cottage”.

There are several opportunities to learn more and provide your input in this important process:

Information and Downloads:

Monday, October 1 at 6pm: North End Neighborhood Council meeting

Staff from Tacoma’s Planning & Development Services Department will provide a preview presentation on the ADU regulations at our regular NENC public meeting.

Wednesday, October 3 at 5pm: City of Tacoma Planning Commission public hearing (agenda). 

Friday, October 5 at 5pm: Deadline for written comments to the Planning Commission


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SAFE STREETS information program Aug. 20, 2018 at 6:30pm

Safe Street LogoWould you like to learn more about how you can improve safety and reduce crime in your neighborhood? Learn more at a Safe Streets Campaign event tomorrow in the North End (Monday, August 20).


Safe Streets Program (
Monday, August 20, 2018
6:30 p.m.
Tacoma Police Substation #2 – 5140 North 26th Street, Tacoma

If you would like to learn more about SAFE STREETS and how this program works, please come to an informational meeting, Monday August 20 at 6:30 PM. Speaker will be Amanda Bretz from Safe Streets.

Hosted by Tacoma Centennial Lions Club

The public is welcome – hope you can make it!

Summer fun and community events for North End Neighbors

The past few weekends were chock full of summer fun (and heat). Find friends and meet neighbors at these great (free!) community events in the coming weeks…

Proctor Arts Fest
August 4, 10am-5pm

NENC Meeting
August 6, 6pm

Primary Election Day – August 7, 2018

Summer Music Series – Point Ruston
Saturdays thru Sept. 2, 5-7pm

Proctor Farmers Market
Saturdays thru Dec. 15

Point Ruston Farmer’s Market
Sundays thru Sept. 30