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SEP18-0005 - Adoption of Existing Environmental Document - Auburn Apartments

SW Block Development – Auburn Apartments

Description of Proposal: Construction of a 7-story mixed-use building on an approximately 1.44-acre site. The building includes approximately 240 residential units, approximately 251 parking stalls, spaces for ground-floor retail, and on-site amenities for the residents.

Project Proponent:   
Chad Lorentz
Urbal Architecture LLC
1938 Fairview Ave. E. Ste. 100
Seattle, WA 98102

Project Location: The site is approximately one City block, bounded by 1st St. SW on the north, S. Division St. on the east, 2nd St. SW on the south, and ‘A’ St. SW on the west. See Vicinity Map, below.

Title of Document Being Adopted: Auburn Downtown Plan and Final EIS

Agency that Prepared Document Being Adopted: City of Auburn

Date Document was Prepared: FEIS issued April 19, 2001

Description of Document Being Adopted: On May 21, 2001, the Auburn City Council adopted Ordinance No. 5549 for the Auburn Downtown Plan and Final EIS (“Downtown Plan”). The Downtown Plan is for a 20-year planning horizon and assumed an additional 811 dwelling units and encouraged mixed-use in the downtown area; the area generally described as being south of E. Main St., west of ‘A’ St. SE, north of SR-18, and east of ‘A’ St. SW. To date there have been 255 residential units built in this area; 240 are proposed for this development, and 161 are proposed under City File No. SEP17-0020 (still in review at the date of this notice), for a proposed total of 656 dwelling units. 

The Document is Available to be Read at: City of Auburn Customer Service Center, 2nd Floor, 1 E. Main St., Auburn, WA 98001. The document is also available online.

We have identified and adopted this document as being appropriate for this proposal after independent review. The document meets our environmental review needs for the current proposal and will accompany the proposal to the decision maker.

Name of Agency Adopting Document: City of Auburn

Contact Person: Thaniel Gouk, Senior Planner, via email or 253-804-5031


POSITION/TITLE:  Assistant Director, Community Development

ADDRESS:  25 West Main Street, Auburn, Washington 98001

PHONE: 253-931-3090 

Vicinity Map: