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Notice of Application: AT&T Cell Tower, File Number: LU20-CUP-01

Posted on April 24, 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 City of Port Orchard Department of Community Development (DCD) if you have questions.

Date of Issuance: April 24, 2020 File Number: LU20-CUP-01 Project Name: AT&T Cell Tower

Type of Application: Conditional Use Permit (Type III) Assessor Parcel Number: 102301-4-048-2002

Applicant: New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC (“AT&T”), 7277 164th Ave NE, Redmond WA 98052

Applicant Representative: Smartlink LLC, 11232 120th Ave NE #204, Kirkland WA 98034

Date of Application: March 12, 2020 Date Application was Determined Technically Complete: April 8, 2020 Location: Northwest of the intersection of Glenwood Rd SW and SW Sedgwick Rd; 6200 Glenwood Rd SW, Port Orchard Size: 2.24 acres Zoning District: Commercial Mixed Use (CMU) Project Permits included with Application: Conditional Use Permit and SEPA

Description of Proposed Project: Construction of a new 199′ transmission support structure including a 199′ lattice tower with up to twelve (12) new panel antennas, eighteen (18) remote radioheads (RRHs) units, one (1) microwave unit and a 8’6″ x 8’6″ walk-in equipment cabinet (WUC), and an emergency power back­up generator enclosed within a 30′ x 70′ fenced equipment compound with a landscaped buffer. Preliminary State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination: Not available at this time. Existing Studies and Environmental Documents Evaluating the Proposal: TOWAIR Determination, SEPA Checklist. Other Applicable Codes Which May Require Additional Project Review / Permits: Additional permitting and/or review may be required under: POMC Title 20. 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 May 8, 2020 at 4:00pm. 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 DCD, Attn: Planning Clerk, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA  98366, 360.874.5533. Any interested party may appeal a Hearing Examiner Decision on a Type III decision to the Superior Court within 14 calendar days of the Notice of Decision. Notice of Decision will be provided to all parties of record. Examination of File and Staff Contact:

The application file may be examined at DCD, 720 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA  98366, by appointment between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM, Monday through Friday, except holidays. To schedule an appointment please call 360.874.5533 and indicate the Permit Number and Project Number for the file you would like to examine. **During office closures required under the Governor’s Order related to COVID-19, documents can be requested electronically by contacting [email protected]**

Review Authority: A Type III permit is a decision of the Hearing Examiner. After an open record hearing, the Hearing Examiner will issue a decision with 14 of the close of the record. Staff Contact: The contact for this application is: Stephanie Andrews, Associate Planner, [email protected], 360.874.5533



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