SEPA Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS) - Gobel Subdivision & Major Tree Clearing Permit


Application Name:                            Gobel Subdivision & Major Tree Clearing Permit

Application File Number:               LU17-0019/0032 & LU17-0020/0032

Primary Contact:
Jamie Waltier
Harbour Homes, LLC
400 N. 34th Street, STE 300
Seattle, WA  98103

Date of Issuance:                               February 23, 2018

Project Location:        The subject property is located north of SE 256th Street and consists of Parcel No. 2322059042.  The site is situated in the SE Quarter of Section 23, Township 22N and Range 5E in the City of Covington, King County, WA.

Project Description:       The developer is proposing to subdivide 3.37 acres into 20 single family residential lots. The existing home and associated out-buildings on the property will be removed. The site will be accessed in two locations from SE 254th Place and SE 255th Street. Water service will be provided by Covington Water District and sewer service will be provided by Soos Creek Water and Sewer District.  Emergency services will be provided by the City of Covington and the Puget Sound Regional Fire Authority. A major tree clearing permit will be reviewed concurrently with the development application. The site contains no environmentally critical areas.

Environmental Documents:        Revised Preliminary Plat (Harbour Homes, LLC., submitted 01/29/2018), Traffic Concurrency Analysis Report (City of Covington, issued 05/16/2017), Revised Stormwater Site Plan (D.R. Strong Consulting Engineers, dated 01/25/2018), Environmental Report (Re-Align Environmental, dated 01/12/2018), Amended Arborist Report (Greenforest Incorporated, dated 01/24/2018), SEPA Environmental Checklist (dated 09/05/2017), and other information on file with the lead agency.

Responsible Official/                       Richard Hart, AICP, Community Development Director

Lead Agency:
City of Covington SEPA Official
16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100
Covington, Washington 98042

This MDNS is issued under WAC 197-11-350. The comment period is 14 calendar days and ends March 9, 2018. Comments and appeals on this MDNS may be submitted by first class mail or delivered to the responsible official at the above lead agency address

Appeals Notice:  Any notice of appeals must be filed in writing, with the required filing fee paid in cash or check and received within 14 calendar days of the end of the comment period at Covington City Hall Offices by March 23, 2018, at 5 PM.  You must make specific factual objections, identify error, harm suffered, or identify anticipated relief sought and raise specific issues in the statement of appeal.  Contact the Community Development Department at Covington City Hall to ask about the procedures for SEPA appeals.