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NOA/DNS Summit at Kendall Ridge Prelim Plat

NOTICE OF APPLICATION (NOA) and
DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE (DNS)
The Summit at Kendall Ridge 17-Lot Preliminary Plat
SEP18-0007 / PLT18-0001 / VAR19-0006

The City of Auburn is issuing a Notice of Application (NOA) and Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) for the following described project.

Proposal: Preliminary plat application to subdivide 4.5 acres into 17 single-family residential lots. The site is zoned R-5, Residential, which allows four  to five  lots per acre, providing for a minimum density of 18 dwelling units and a base density of 24 dwelling units. A minimum density deviation has been requested to accommodate a minimum density of 17 units. The proposed lots range in size from 4,250 square feet (SF) to 5,126 SF. A critical areas variance is requested to reduce a portion of an onsite and offsite wetland buffer by more than 10 percent to accommodate the construction of the access road for the proposed plat.  An administrative variance to the development standards for lot area and/or lot width (affecting four lots total) has been requested. Roadways to be constructed include “Road A” which will run perpendicular to 133rd Ave. SE, “Road B” which will extend off of Road A, and two private access tracts, Tract E and Tract D, stemming off of Road A and Road B respectively. An emergency vehicle access tract will connect Road A to 132nd Ave. SE.

Location: The project site is located at 30440 132nd Ave. SE, see Vicinity Map below. King Co. Parcel Nos. 1021059059 and 1021059095.

Notice of Application:                  
October 17, 2019
Application Complete:                
May 1, 2019
Permit Application:                                   
May 7, 2018

File Nos.                                          
SEP18-0007
PLT18-0001
VAR19-0006

Related File No.                             
VAR18-0003

Applicant:
Matt Weber, PE / Sheri Greene
AHBL
2215 N 30th St., Suite 300  
Tacoma, WA 98403                                                

Property Owner:                            
Phil Mitchell
Mitchell Development II, LLC
910 Traffic Ave.
Sumner, WA 98390

Studies/Plans Submitted With Application:
Revised SEPA Checklist, AHBL, September 25, 2019
Preliminary Civil Plans, AHBL, September 25, 2019
School Access & Route Plan, AHBL, October 15, 2018
Geotechnical Report, South Sound Consulting, August 27, 2019
Preliminary Stormwater Site Plan, AHBL, September 2019
Wetland Delineation Report, Theresa Dusek Consulting, March 29, 2018
Wetland Buffer Mitigation Enhancement Report, Theresa Dusek Consulting, June 24, 2019

Other Permits, Plans, and Approvals Needed:
Administrative Variance, Road Deviation Request(s), Minimum Density Deviation Request, 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 197-11-355; 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 November 1, 2019 to the mailing address of 25 W Main St., Auburn, WA, 98001. 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 W Main St., Auburn, WA 98001-4998 within 14 days of the close of the comment period, or by 5:00 PM on November 15, 2019.

Public Hearing: A Public Hearing time and date is to be determined.

For questions regarding this project, please contact Alexandria D. Teague, Planner II, at planning@auburnwa.gov or 253-931-3088.

Note: This determination does not constitute approval of the proposal. Approval of the proposal can only be made by the legislative or administrative body vested with that authority. The proposal is required to meet all applicable regulations.

Vicinity map

Proposed Preliminary Plat Layout:

PRelim Map