Now Accepting Applications for Sammamish Planning Commission Vacancy

Release Date: August 01, 2022

The City of Sammamish is seeking applicants to fill one vacant position on the Sammamish Planning Commission. The term of this appointment ends 1/31/2025. Interested residents must apply by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2022. Please note that applications received after this date and time will not be accepted.

For more information, contact Krista Kielsmeier, Management Analyst, at 425-295-0514 or

General Information

ESSENTIAL DUTIES: The Planning Commission has the primary responsibility for making recommendations to the City Council on the City's comprehensive plan and related regulations and programs. These documents include City policy statements on annexation, growth, transportation, economic development, parks and open space, and the natural environment. The Commission reviews all proposed amendments to the comprehensive plan and periodically reviews special studies completed to keep the plan current.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES: Attend conferences and/or training sessions to keep abreast of current trends in municipal planning and/or to better undertake their role as Planning Commissioners.

Regular meetings are held on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:30 pm. Special meetings may be scheduled as needed. 

This is an unpaid volunteer position; however, the personal rewards for serving on the Planning Commission can be fulfilling!

Minimum Requirements

Candidates for the Planning Commission must be registered voters and must have resided within Sammamish for at least one year.

Appointment Process

To be considered for the Planning Commission position, please submit an application by clicking the following link:

During the City Council meeting on September 6, 2022, the Council will review applications, select finalists to interview, conduct interviews, and vote for a finalist to be appointed to the Planning Commission. Please note this schedule is subject to change.

Apply Here

Link to application: