333 S. Meridian, Puyallup, WA 98371 - 253-841-4321

City of Puyallup

Planning Services

Puyallup City Hall - Development Services Center
333 S. Meridian, 2nd Floor
Puyallup, WA 98371
Main Number 253-864-4165 
Contact the Planning Division by Email



  • May is National Historic Preservation Month! Help us celebrate historic preservation by participating in a Historic Architecture - Scavenger Hunt! Come explore Puyallup's historic downtown and enter to win a gift card to the Powerhouse Restaurant and Brewery by completing the scavenger hunt! All buildings are on either the Local, State, or National Historic Registers. Use this link for scavenger hunt details. Be sure you complete the hunt and submit your entry by June 1st. If you have any questions, please contact the Planning Division at 864-4165.

  • The City is in the process of updating the Comprehensive Plan for 2015, which will help set the vision for Puyallup over the coming 20 years...read more.

  • The Planning Department held an Open House to continue their work on the Transportation Element, which will be a part of the 2015 update to the Comprehensive Plan. For more information, or to take a survey or use an interactive web map, please visit the information page using this link.

  • The City is moving forward with an annexation southwest of 39th Ave SW and 9th St SW (click here for an area map). The Planning Commission held a public hearing at their meeting on December 10, 2014, and voted to recommend the zoning designation RS-06 to the proposed annexation area.

Long Range Planning

Contact Long Range Planning for questions involving:

Current Planning

Contact Current Planning for questions involving:

Planning Division Staff

Tom Utterback, AICP
(253) 841-5502

Michelle Ochs
Administrative Secretary

Long Range Planning
Katie Baker, AICP
Senior Planner
(253) 435-3604

Kendall Wals
Assistant Planner
(253) 841-5462

Current Planning
Chris Beale, AICP
Senior Planner
(253) 841-5418