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MDNS: Forest Song

Posted on July 3, 2020


Notice of Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS)

The City of Port Orchard has issued an MDNS that may be of interest to you. You are invited to comment on the MDNS for this project.

File Name: Forest Song

File No.:  PW19-057 & PW19-058

File Type: Major Land Disturbing Permit; Stormwater Drainage Permit (Type II)

Project Description: The clearing and grading of approximately 7 acres of land as the first phase of a future project.

Project Location: North of Melcher St W and West of Sherman Ave, Nearest road intersection: Sherman Ave and Melcher St W; Hill Ave and Melcher St W, parcel 352401-2-023-2005

Project Applicant: CES NW Inc., 429 NE 29th St NE Suite D, Puyallup, WA 98372

Applicant Representative: Fred Brown, CES NW Inc., 429 NE 29th St NE Suite D, Puyallup, WA 98372

Comment due date: July 17, 2020


The City of Port Orchard has reviewed the proposal for probable adverse environmental impacts and has issued a Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS). The decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available electronically at or upon request by emailing [email protected] Agencies, tribes and the public are encouraged to review and comment on the proposed project and any probable environmental impacts. Comments must be received by 4:30pm on July 17, 2020. Written comments shall be mailed to: City of Port Orchard, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366, emailed comments shall be sent to [email protected] with the project referenced in the subject line.

Required Permits: SEPA Review, Major Land Disturbing Activity Permit (LDAP), Stormwater Drainage Permit (SDP), National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System Permit

Documents Used to Evaluate Proposal: Geotechnical Report, grading plans, Critical Areas Assessment, Erosion and Sediment Control Report

Preliminary determination of development regulations that will be used for project mitigation and consistency: POMC Title 12, 13, 20, Public Works Engineering Standards, WAC 197-11

Public Hearing: A Public Hearing will not be held for this phase of the project. Future phases may require a hearing depending on the permit type applied for.

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