Jasper Pines Preliminary Plat, Public Hearing Agenda, March 15
HEARING EXAMINER MEETING
City Hall – Council Chambers
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2023
HYBRID MEETING – IN PERSON & ONLINE VIA ZOOM
City Hall – Council Chambers
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 15, 2023
HYBRID MEETING – IN PERSON & ONLINE VIA ZOOM
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that there has been proposed to the City of Dayton an application by Mitchell Mathews, 550 Patit Road, Dayton, WA 99328 for Preliminary Plat (subdivision) approval. The application was complete on February 2, 2023.
Proposal Description: “Jasper Pines Preliminary Plat” is a proposal to subdivide two adjacent parcels into six single-family lots, ranging in size from 17,607 square feet to 35,284 square feet. Parcel 1-070-05-007-0000 is approximately 3.27 acres and located within the City of Dayton’s Agricultural Residential (AR) zone. Parcel 2-530-00-045-0000 is approximately 0.73 acres and located within Columbia County’s Agricultural Residential (AR-1) zone.
Proposal Location: The proposal will be located at 1505 S. 5th Street (parcel 1-070-05-007-0000) and unaddressed S. 5th Street (parcel 2-530-00-045-0000). The proposal is situated in Section 32, Township 10 North, Range 39 East, W.M. The parcels are accessed via S. 5th Street and are generally located east of the intersection of S. 5th Street and E. Day Street. The parcels’ abbreviated legal descriptions are GUERNSEY, LOTS 6 & 7, FRAC LOT 5, BLK 5 (GUERNSEY BLK); 142,225 SQ. FT. and TAX 45A.
Required permits and approvals include but may not be limited to: SEPA Review, Approval of Preliminary Plat, Final Plat, Site Plan, and Building Permits. Applicable codes and development regulations include but may not be limited to: Dayton Municipal Code, Title 4 – Public Services, Title 5 – Buildings, Title 8 – Streets and Public Ways, Title 11 – Zoning Code, Title 17 – Critical Areas Code, and Title 19 – Land Divisions.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the proposal is subject to review under the requirements of the State Environmental Policy Act, as amended, along with the Environmental Checklist and other information, and the City expects to issue a determination of nonsignificance (DNS) for this project. The optional DNS process in WAC 197-11-355 is being used. This may be your only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts of the proposal. The DNS conditions may include mitigation measures to address environmental impacts, including measures to address steep slopes which exist on the site. The project review process may incorporate or require other mitigation measures regardless of whether an EIS is prepared. A copy of the subsequent threshold determination for the proposal may be obtained upon request. Agencies, tribes, and the public are encouraged to review and comment on the proposed project and its probable environmental impacts. Written comments on the O-DNS are due to the City of Dayton by Thursday, March 2, 2023 at 4:00 p.m.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the City’s Hearing Examiner will conduct an OPEN RECORD PUBLIC HEARING on the matter which will take place on Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. at City Hall, 111 S. 1st Street, Dayton, WA. A copy of the staff report will be available at least five days prior to the hearing. In accordance with DMC 19-04.060, not later than 14 days following conclusion of the hearing the Hearing Examiner shall submit his written report; the Hearing Examiner may recommend that the Preliminary Plat be approved, conditionally approved pending changes or additions, or disapproved. Next, in accordance with DMC 19-04.080, the City Council will review the recommendation of the Hearing Examiner and other relevant evidence presented to it and render a decision.
NOTICE DATE: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2023
NOTICE OF STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT (SEPA)
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Dayton has received a SEPA Environmental Checklist and other environmental reports and studies from the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) including an Environmental Action Statement (NEPA Categorical Exclusion) relating to a proposed project to repair a weir on the Touchet River at the Dayton Pond Intake Facility. The USFWS intends to repair the current weir and install a new Obermeyer Weir on the Touchet River, within a parcel owned by the City of Dayton (Columbia County Parcel #264771). The current weir has experienced erosion during high flows and is now undermined, causing concerns for stability of the structure and safety concerns for the public. The proposed work will stabilize the existing structure and riverbed both upstream and downstream. The installation of the new Obermeyer Weir will maintain the river channel.
The proposal site is located in the Touchet River (Hydrologic Unit Code 170701020308) east of the terminus of S Cottonwood St. in Dayton, west of the USACE levee, and situated in Section 30, Township 10 N, Range 39 E, W.M. Geo ID: 1160200350000. Full legal descriptions are on-file with the City of Dayton and available upon request; the parcels are within Rainwater and Mustard, Tax 35 (Rock Hill). The weir is located on Columbia County parcel no. 264771. Other potentially affected parcels are nos. 264569, 264768, 264773, and 275544. There is no address assigned.
NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the proposal is subject to environmental review. The City of Dayton is the lead agency for the proposal under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and reviewed the proposal for probable adverse environmental impacts and issued a determination of non-significance (DNS) for this proposal on February 9, 2023. Through the DNS process the City has also adopted existing documents: a NEPA Categorical Exclusion document, Prepared January 11, 2023 by the USFWS. Documents are available on the City’s website at https://daytonwa.com/inside-city-hall/departments/city-clerk/public-notices
The Comment period for the DNS concludes at 5:00 pm on February 23, 2023. The environmental checklist, adopted documents, and related file information is available to the public upon request and will be sent to agencies with jurisdiction, the Washington State Department of Ecology, and others having an interest in the proposal.
Staff Contact: Nicole Stickney, AICP – Contract Planner
You may provide written comments on the proposal. Send written comments to the City Clerk Deb Hays, 111 S. 1st Street, Dayton, WA 99328 or to by email to the staff contact listed above.
Any information submitted to the City of Dayton is subject to the public records disclosure law for the State of Washington and all other applicable laws that may require release of documents to the public.
NOTICE DATE: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2023
PROPOSAL LOCATION: No address; the proposal site is located in the Touchet River (Hydrologic Unit Code 170701020308) east of the terminus of S Cottonwood St. in Dayton, west of the USACE levee, and situated in Section 30, Township 10 N, Range 39 E, W.M. Geo ID: 1160200350000. Full legal descriptions are on-file with the City of Dayton and available upon request; the parcels are within Rainwater and Mustard, Tax 35 (Rock Hill). The weir is located on Columbia County parcel no. 264771. Other potentially affected parcels are nos. 264569, 264768, 264773, 275544.
PROPOSAL DESCRIPTION: Repair the current weir and install a new Obermeyer Weir on the Touchet River, within a parcel owned by the City of Dayton (Columbia County Parcel #264771). The current weir has experienced erosion during high flows and is now undermined, causing concerns for stability of the structure and safety concerns for the public. The proposed work will stabilize the existing structure and riverbed both upstream and downstream. The installation of the new Obermeyer Weir will maintain the river channel.
NOTE: The issuance of the Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) does not constitute project approval. The applicant must comply with all other applicable requirements of the City of Dayton and other agencies with jurisdiction prior to receiving construction permits. A Shoreline Conditional Use permit must be obtained, and future notice of any such application shall be given in accordance with Dayton Municipal Code Title 10 and the City's Shoreline Master Program.
The City of Dayton hereby gives notice that a hearing has been scheduled for Variance VAR2023-01:
Grendahl Girls, LLC on February 22, 2023 at 3 p.m. via Zoom at:
Direct Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84960636686?pwd=RERVUHdDNGdBa29WM29tV2I3VVJudz09
Phone: 1-253-215-8782, Meeting ID: 849 6063 6686, Passcode: 137273
Approval requires notice, a public hearing, and final decision by the City hearing examiner, with appeals to the Planning Commission. This Notice will be published in the newspaper of record and distributed to surrounding property owners.
PROJECT LOCATION: 262 E. Main St., Dayton WA 99328
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: A request to approve a variance from the 25-foot minimum lot width requirement. The existing building is partitioned into two separate commercial spaces, one of which is 22 feet wide. The variance will allow for future subdivision along the existing interior building walls.
APPLICANT: Grendahl Girls, LLC, PO Box 1055, Soap Lake, WA 98851
COMPLETE APPLICATION SUBMITTED: December 27, 2022
SEPA: The City has determined that this project is Categorically Exempt from SEPA review per WAC Chapter 197-11-800(6) minor land use decisions.
COMMENTS: The application materials may be viewed online at https://www.daytonwa.com/inside-city-hall/departments/city-clerk/public-notices and are available for viewing during normal business hours at the County Planning and Building Department, located at 114 South 2nd Street, Dayton, Washington 99328. Comments and requests to be a party of record may be submitted in writing through 4 p.m. on February 21, 2023. Testimony will also be taken during the public hearing.
The Dayton Historic Preservation Commission will hold a special meeting on February 8, 2023 at 4:00 p.m. at the County Planning Department, 114 S. 2nd St., Dayton, WA, to review a Certificate of Appropriateness for 211 E Main St., Dayton, WA.