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North Ridgeview Estates 30-Lot Preliminary Plat SEP17-0001, PLT17-0001, VAR17-0002


North Ridgeview Estates 30-Lot Preliminary Plat
SEP17-0001 / PLT17-0001 / VAR17-0002

The City of Auburn is issuing a Notice of Application (NOA), Notice of Public Hearing (NOH), and Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) for the following described project. The permit applications and listed studies may be reviewed at the Auburn Community Development & Public Works Department at 1 E Main St., 2nd Floor, Customer Service Center, Auburn, WA 98001.

Proposal: Preliminary plat application to subdivide 29.7 acres into 30 single-family residential lots. The site is zoned R-1, Residential, which allows 1 lot per acre. The site is also located within the Urban Separator Overlay, which requires 50% of the site to be set aside as open space, and the lots to be clustered and maintain at least 8,000 sq. ft. of lot area; the proposed lots range in size from 10,115 sq. ft. to 21,490 sq. ft. with an average lot size of 13,235 sq. ft. A variance to the development standards for setbacks has also been requested to align with the proposed lot sizes, as opposed to the standard setbacks for 1 acre lots. A plat modification has also been requested from the clustering requirements of the Urban Separator Overlay.

Location: The project site is located on the west side of 124th Ave. SE, approximately 600 ft. south of SE 282nd St., see Vicinity Map below. King Co. Parcel Nos. 332205-9103, 332205-9115, and 332205-9154.

Notice of Application:  December 8, 2017

Application Complete:  February 8, 2017

Permit Application:  January 12, 2017

Applicant:  Jeff Potter
Auburn Ridgeview, LLC
27203 216th Ave, SE #5
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Property Owner:  Same as Applicant

Studies/Plans Submitted With Application:

  • Preliminary Civil Plans

  • Traffic Impact Analysis

  • School Access Analysis

  • Geotechnical Report

  • Preliminary Stormwater Site Plan

  • Critical Areas Report

  • Preliminary Wetland and Buffer Mitigation Plans

    Other Permits, Plans, and Approvals Needed:

  • Public Facility Extension (FAC) / Grading Permit(s)

Statement of Consistency and List of Applicable Development Regulations:  This proposal is subject to and shall be consistent with the Auburn City Code, Comprehensive Plan, and Public Works Design and Construction Standards.

Lead Agency: City of Auburn

The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on request.

Public Comment Period: This may be your only opportunity to comment on the environmental impact of the proposal. All persons may comment on this application. This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 15 days from the date issued below. Comments must be in writing and submitted by 5:00 PM. on December 22, 2017 to the mailing address of 25 W Main St., Auburn, WA, 98001 or to the email address below. Any person wishing to become a party of record, shall include in their comments that they wish to receive notice of and participate in any hearings, if relevant, and request a copy of decisions once made.

Any person aggrieved of the City's determination may file an appeal with the Auburn City Clerk at 25 West Main Street, Auburn, WA 98001- 4998 within 14 days of the close of the comment period, or by 5:00 p.m. on January 5, 2018.

Public Hearing: The Hearing Examiner will conduct a public hearing on the Preliminary Plat and Variance in the City Council Chambers, 25 W. Main St., Auburn, WA, 98001, on January 18, 2018 at 5:30 PM.

Any interested person is invited to appear and express comments or opinions on the proposed project. Written comments may be emailed to the contact person below, mailed attention to the contact person below to 25 W. Main St., Auburn WA, 98001, or submitted at the public hearing.

For citizens with speech, sight, or hearing disabilities wishing to review documents pertaining to this hearing should contact the person below within 10 calendar days prior to the hearing. Each request will be considered individually according to the type of request, the availability of resources, and the financial ability of the City to provide the requested services or equipment.

For questions regarding this project, please contact Thaniel Gouk, Senior Planner, via email or call 253-804-5031.

Vicinity Map


North Ridgeview Estates Vacinity Map