Notice of Public Hearing, Tahoma Crest Subdivision & Major Tree Clearing Permit: April 12, 2018


Application Name:        Tahoma Crest Subdivision, LU17-0001/0026
                                         Major Tree Clearing Permit, LU17-0002/0026

Primary Contact:          Lakeridge Development I, LLC
                                         C/O Wayne Jones
                                         PO Box 146
                                         Renton, WA 98057

Public Hearing:              Thursday, April 12, 2018 at 1:30pm

Date and Location:        City of Covington - City Hall
                                         Council Chambers
                                         16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100
                                         Covington, WA  98042

Project Location:     The subject property is located south of SE 240th Street and consists of Parcel No. 1922069121.  The site is situated in the NW Quarter of Section 19, Township 22N and Range 6E in the City of Covington, King County, WA.

Project Description:                    The developer is proposing to remove an existing home and associated out-buildings on the property and subdivide the 4.73 acres into 24 single family residential lots. The site will be accessed through a street extension of 181st Place SE. 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.

SEPA Determination:           Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS) dated April 7, 2017.

Public Hearing:         City staff recommends that the Hearing Examiner APPROVE WITH CONDITIONS the proposed Tahoma Crest subdivision.  A copy of the proposed conditions will be available from the Community Development Department at Covington City Hall no later than 1 week prior to the public hearing.  This notice constitutes the Notice of Public Hearing in accordance with CMC Section 14.40.020.

Per CMC Chapter 14.30, the Hearing Examiner will make a decision approving, approving with conditions, or denying the proposed subdivision.  The Hearing Examiner’s decision will be available approximately 10 working days after the close of the public hearing. 

Written comments on the proposal may be submitted prior to or at the public hearing. To submit written comments prior to the public hearing, please mail, email via, or deliver the comments to the Community Development Department at Covington City Hall, prior to the hearing date.  Please contact Permit Services at 253-480-2440, or via email at should you have any questions regarding the hearing process. Hearing documents may be accessed online 1 week prior to the public hearing at: (Search permit # LU17-0001).