NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING, June 16: Proposed amendments to the SMC

Release Date: June 02, 2020




Proposed amendments to the Sammamish Municipal Code

Public Hearing Date: June 16, 2020


Notice is hereby given that the City of Sammamish City Council will hold a Public Hearing to consider amending the Sammamish Municipal Code (SMC).


SUMMARY OF AMENDMENTS: The City Council will consider federally required updates to Chapter 15.10 SMC Flood Damage Prevention. The update ensures that the City's standards for floodplain management meet minimum criteria established by the Federal Emergency Management Agency as well as ongoing consistency with Washington State laws relevant to floodplain management.


HEARING SCHEDULE: This Public Hearing will be part of a regular meeting, which will start at 6:30 PM on June 16, 2020. To view the virtual City Council meeting, go to  and click on the meeting date. Instructions on how to view the meeting are provided in the agenda. 


WRITTEN COMMENT: Written public comment will be accepted until 5:00 pm June 16, 2020. Please submit written comment by email to the City Clerk at and


VERBAL COMMENT: Up to 3 minutes of verbal public comment may be provided per person live during the meeting. On the day of the meeting, no later than 6:30 pm, call +1 (571) 317-3122. When promoted, enter access code 929-348-197.


Once you have joined, you will be placed on mute. The meeting operator will unmute you when it is your turn to comment.


DOCUMENT AVAILABILITY: A copy of the draft updated Chapter 15.10 SMC is available for download by visiting Also visit for more information and to leave comments or questions.


CITY CONTACT: Evan Fischer, Management Analyst, Community Development, Sammamish City Hall, 801 228th Avenue SE, Sammamish, WA. Phone: (425) 295-0632; Email: