ZOA19-0004/SEP19-0032 NOA/DNS

Amendments to Chapter 15.68 ACC ‘Floodplain Development Management’
ZOA19-0004 / SEP19-0032

Proposal: Amendments to Chapter 15.68 of the Auburn City Code (ACC) for floodplain development. The changes are required updates per FEMA’s Model Ordinance for Floodplain Management under the National Flood Insurance Program and the Endangered Species Act for Region 10. 

City-Wide, specifically to areas that are within the regulatory floodplain.

Notice of Application:
December 17, 2019

File Nos.:

Steve Sturza, PE, CFM
Development Engineer Manager
City of Auburn Dept. of Community Development

Studies/Plans Submitted With Application:
Draft Code Amendment Language (PDF)

Other Permits, Plans, and Approvals Needed:
Planning Commission Recommendation
City Council Adoption of Ordinance

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 p.m. on January 2, 2020 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 within 14 days of the close of the comment period, or by 5:00 PM on January 16, 2020.

Public Hearing: The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing at a future date. Notice of the public hearing will be advertised once the date has been set.

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