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SEP20-0009 NOA/DNS Goulet SFR


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

Proposal: Shoreline Substantial Development Permit and Shoreline Conditional Use Permit to allow for the construction of three new single-family residences on three vacant parcels located within the Urban Conservancy Shoreline Designation. Additionally, two Shoreline Variances are requested to allow for the construction of the dwellings on Lots B and C to extend 5.5 and 10.5 feet into the required 100-foot setback from the Green River Ordinary High Water Mark (OHWM).

Location: The site, comprised of three separate parcels, is located along the east bank of the Green River and directly to the west of 104th Pl SE, approximately 330 feet south of the SE 320th St and 104th Pl SE intersection.

Notice of Application:
February 5, 2021

Application Complete:
June 15, 2020

Permit Application:
May 14, 2020

File Nos. 

Encompass Engineering & Surveying
Heather Tatro, Associate Planner
165 NE Juniper Street, Suite 201
Issaquah, WA 98027

Property Owner:
Bruce & Launce Goulet
3226 S 198th St
SeaTac, WA 98188

Studies/Plans Submitted With Application:
Critical Area Report (PDF), prepared by Evergreen Aquatic Resource Consultants, LLC, dated October 28, 2020
Shoreline Buffer Mitigation Plan (PDF), prepared by Evergreen Aquatic Resource Consultants, LLC, dated October 28, 2020
Geotechnical Report (PDF), prepared by Bergquist Engineering Services, dated November 4, 2020
Environmental Checklist (PDF), prepared by Encompass Engineering & Surveying, dated November 2020
Preliminary Storm Report (PDF), prepared by Encompass Engineering & Surveying, dated April 17, 2020
Site Plan (PDF), prepared by Encompass Engineering & Surveying, dated November 9, 2020

Other Permits, Plans, and Approvals Needed:
Grading Permit, Shoreline Conditional Use Permit, Shoreline Variance, Shoreline Substantial Development Permit, Building 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 February 20, 2021 to the mailing address of 25 W Main ST, Auburn, WA, 98001 or emailed to the contact 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 PM on March 6, 2021.

For questions regarding this project, please contact Dustin Lawrence, AICP, CFM, Senior Planner, at or 253-931-3092.

Public Hearing: The Public Hearing will be scheduled at a later time.

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