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NOA: Sidney Road Apartments

Posted on December 8, 2020


Notice of Application

This is a public notice of a development proposal that may interest you. You have the right to comment on this application, receive notice, request a copy of the decision once made and appeal the project decision. Included in this notice is a summary of the proposal, code reference for associated permits that may be required, and the targeted timeframe for City review and decision. Please be aware there are deadlines for comments and appeal; if you do not adhere to these deadlines, your comments may not be considered and/or you may lose your right of appeal. Please read this notice carefully and call the Staff Contact listed in this notice if you have questions.

Date of Issuance: December 8, 2020

File Number: PW20-064, PW20-065, and LU20-VAR ADMIN-05

Project Name: Sidney Road Apartments

Type of Application: Major Land Disturbing Activity; Stormwater Drainage; Variance (Type II)

Assessor Parcel Number: 112301-2-006-2005; 112301-2-003-2008; 112301-2-007-2004; 112301-2-008-2003

Applicant: Tarragon, LLC 601 Union St., Suite 3500 Seattle, WA 98101

Applicant Representative: Noosha Tashakor Tarragon, LLC 601 Union St., Suite 3500Seattle, WA 98101

Date of Application: October 28, 2020

Date Application was Determined Technically Complete: November 24, 2020

Site Description: Location: Sidney Rd SW Nearest road intersection: Sidney Rd SW and SW Hovde Rd Size: 11 acres Zoning District: CMU Shoreline Designation: N/A

Project Permits included with Application: N/A

Description of Proposed Project: Civil site improvements for construction of (10) apartment buildings and associated clubhouse.  Request to deviate from minimum required electric-vehicle charging stations associated with the development of garden-style apartment buildings. The request seeks the deferral of 24 of 34 required electric-vehicle charging stations while still providing the necessary related infrastructure for the remaining 24 charging stations for eventual expansion. The proposed development will provide at least 10 electric vehicle charging stations upon construction completion. The applicant also seeks a Variance from the minimum off-street parking requirements of POMC 20.124.140 from 365 required off street parking stalls to 337 off-street parking stalls, an 8% reduction.

Preliminary State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination: The SEPA Official for the City of Port Orchard has not issued a SEPA Determination for the project at this time.

Existing Studies and Environmental Documents Evaluating the Proposal: September 14, 2020 Critical Areas Report prepared by Ecological Land Services, October 22, 2020 Geotechnical Engineering Study prepared by Earth Solutions NW LLC, September 15, 2020 SEPA Checklist prepared by Dennis L. Rattie, and November 2019 Traffic Impact Analysis prepared by Gibson Traffic Consultants Inc.

Other Applicable Codes Which May Require Additional Project Review / Permits: Port Orchard Municipal Code Title 20, Title 12, Title 13.

Public Comment Period and Appeals: Any interested person may comment on this application. The comment period will remain open for 14 days. The deadline to submit comments is December 22, 2020. Any interested person may request notification of any hearings or meetings and request a copy of the decision once made. Requests must be addressed to City of Port Orchard Permit Center, Attn: Public Works Permit Clerk, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA  98366.

Any interested party may appeal a Type II decision to the Hearing Examiner within 14 calendar days of the Notice of Decision. The Notice of Decision will be provided to all parties of record.

Examination of File: To receive an electronic version of the application file, please call 360-874-5533 or email [email protected].  When contacting, indicate the Permit Number and Project Name for the file you would like to examine.

Staff Contact for this Application: Ian Smith, PE Civil Engineer [email protected] 360-876-4991

Review Authority: Director Decision. A Type II permit is an administrative decision and shall be reviewed consistent with the requirements of POMC 20.24.

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