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SEP20-0022 NOA/DNS West Coast Self Storage

West Coast Self Storage Phase 2

The City of Auburn is issuing a Notice of Application (NOA) and Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) for the following described project. The project application and listed studies may be reviewed by contacting the Department of Community Development at or by visiting

Proposal: Construction of a new 3-story self-storage facility, totaling 32,000 SF. The project includes on-site landscaping, stormwater facilities, and vehicle maneuvering areas. The site is an existing 0.69-acre lot that is currently an outdoor storage area for the existing West Coast Self Storage building (which will be removed).

Location: Between 4310 ‘A’ St. SE and 4424 ‘A’ St. SE., see Vicinity Map below. King Co. Parcel No. 665500-0014. NW 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 31, Township 21N, Range 5E.

Notice of Application:
February 18, 2021

Application Complete:
January 14, 2021

Permit Application:
December 21, 2020

File Nos.

Drew Bowlds, Manager/Member
WCSS Lakeland Hills “A” Street Storage LLC
7802 76th Ave. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Applicant’s Representative:
Alan Poe, Project Engineer
Poe Engineering, Inc.
1314 8th St. NE #201
Auburn, WA 98002

Studies/Plans Submitted With Application:
• Civil Plans, Poe Engineering (under review)

Other Permits, Plans, and Approvals Needed:
• Grading/Storm Permit(s), Building/Mechanical Permits

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 March 5, 2021 to the mailing address of 25 W Main St., Auburn, WA, 98001 or to 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 March 19, 2021.

Public Hearing: A public hearing is not required for this proposal.

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