A. The Planning Commission shall adopt written findings referencing the following criteria, and shall make a recommendation consistent with those findings to the City Council.
B. The approval criteria for amendments to the Comprehensive Plan and Development Code shall be that the amendment:
1. Is internally consistent with the Comprehensive Plan (for Comprehensive Plan amendments) or is consistent with the Comprehensive Plan (for Development Code amendments);
2. Is consistent with the Growth Management Act and the State Environmental Policy Act; and
3. Is in the interest of the public health, safety, and welfare of Snohomish residents. (Ord. 2338, 2017)