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.
Preliminary State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination: The City of Port Orchard has reviewed the proposed project for probable adverse environmental impacts and expects to issue a determination of nonsignificance (DNS) for this project. The optional DNS process in WAC 197-11-355 is being used, consistent with POMC 20.160.
The proposal may include mitigation measures under applicable codes, and the project review process may incorporate or require mitigation measures regardless of whether an EIS is prepared. A copy of the subsequent threshold determination for the specific proposal may be obtained upon request.
Date of Issuance: September 30, 2020
File Number: PW20-047, PW20-048 and LU20-VAR ADMIN-04
Project Name: Sinclair Apartments Phase II
Type of Application: Major Land Disturbing Activity; Stormwater Drainage (Type II) Administrative Variance (Type II)
Assessor Parcel Number: 8524-000-002-0008
Applicant: Rush Development Company 6622 Wollochet Dr NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Applicant Representative: Chris Dewald Rush Development Company 6622 Wollochet Dr NW Gig Harbor, WA 98335
Date of Application: August 19, 2020
Date Application was Determined Technically Complete: September 16, 2020
Site Description: Location: Sec 10, Twp 23, Rng 1E (SE/4) Nearest road intersection: SW Hayworth Dr and SW Sedgwick Rd; SW Hayworth Dr and Sidney Rd SW Size: 1.82 acres Zoning District: Commercial Corridor (CC) Shoreline Designation: N/A
Project Permits included with Application: Administrative Variance (Type II), Capacity Reservation Certificate
Description of Proposed Project: Construction of (3) apartment buildings consisting of 62 dwelling units and a drive-through coffee stand with associated transportation and utility infrastructure. Administrative Variance (Type II) to deviate from minimum required electric-vehicle charging stations associated with the development of three 3-story garden-style apartment buildings consisting of 62 dwelling units with ground-floor live/work units and a 500 square foot coffee stand. The request seeks the deferral of six of eight required electric-vehicle charging stations while still providing the necessary related infrastructure for the remaining six charging stations for eventual expansion.
Existing Studies and Environmental Documents Evaluating the Proposal: Geotechnical Report prepared by GeoResources dated August 5, 2020, SEPA Checklist dated August 7, 2020, and July 2020 Traffic Impact Analysis prepared by Heath and Associates, Inc.
Other Applicable Codes Which May Require Additional Project Review / Permits: POMC Title 20, POMC Title 12, POMC 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 October 14, 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: A Type II permit is an administrative decision and shall be reviewed consistent with the requirements of POMC 20.24.