Mill Creek grows
New developments expand City, bring in revenue
Last updated 6/18/2021 at 11:51am
The City of Mill Creek is growing and the budget is feeling those changes.
"We are extremely busy in our department," said Christi Schmidt, Senior Planner.
Building permit activity is higher than normal, land values have increased, and "market improvements are very popular right now," Schmidt said. "Every city, every jurisdiction is experiencing it."
She said the quarantine has landed people at home, causing them to look around and see what they would like to improve, leading to residents repairing decks and ripping into kitchens.
"This has translated into a lot of permit activity," Schm...