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Notice of Application: McCormick Woods Parcel A Preliminary Plat

Posted on January 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:                    January 24, 2020

File Number:                          LU19-PLAT PRELIM-02

Project Name:                        McCormick Woods Parcel A Preliminary Plat

Type of Application:              Preliminary Plat (Type III)

Assessor Parcel Numbers:     042301-3-010-2006

Applicant:                               Amherst Holdings, Greg Krabbe, 805 Kirkland Ave, Suite 200, Kirkland WA 98033

Applicant Representative:     Contour Engineering, PO Box 949, Gig Harbor WA 98335

Date of Application:              November 15, 2019 with additional materials submitted December 19, 2019

Date Application was Determined Technically Complete:  January 2, 2020

Site Description:  Location:   East of the intersection of SW Old Clifton Rd and McCormick Woods Drive.

Size: 19.98 acres

Zoning District: Residential 2 (R2)

Shoreline Designation: N/A

Project Permits included with Application: Preliminary Plat, Capacity Reservation Certificate.

Description of Proposed Project:

The preliminary residential subdivision of approximately 19.98 acres into 58 residential lots and 5 tracts.  

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:

Traffic Impact Analysis, Infiltration Assessment, Geotechnical Report, Wetland Report

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 February 7, 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.

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]


Project Site Plan: Attached

NOA McCormick Woods Picture 1


NOA McCormick Woods Picture 2


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