Public Hearing Regarding Subdivision to be Held September 25

Application Name: Raymond Valley Estates SubdivisionLU18-0016/0039 & File Numbers:Major Tree Clearing Permit, LU18-0017/0039

Primary ContactPhillip Kitzes
PK Enterprises
23035 SE 263rd Street
Maple Valley, WA 98038

Public Hearing Date & TimeWednesday, September 25, 2019 at 1:30 pm

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

Project Location:  The subject property is located at 20808 SE 262nd Street and consists of Parcel Number 2922069004.  The site is situated in the NE Quarter of Section 29, Township 22N and Range 6E in the City of Covington, King County, WA.

Project Description:  The developer is proposing to subdivide 3.44 acres into 10 single family residential lots. The existing home and associated out-buildings on the property will be removed. The site will be accessed via an extension of 208th Avenue SE from the Maple Hills subdivision. 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 environmentally critical areas.

SEPA Determination:  MDNS issued May 3, 2019.

Public Hearing: City staff recommends that the Hearing Examiner APPROVE WITH CONDITIONS the proposed Raymond Valley Estates Subdivision.  A copy of the proposed conditions will be available from the Community Development Department at Covington City Hall no later than 14 days prior to the public hearing.  This notice constitutes the Notice of Public Hearing in accordance with CMC 14.40.020. Reference project documents online: (Searchpermit #LU18-0016). 

Per CMC Chapter 14.30, the Hearing Examiner will make a decision approving, approving with conditions, or denying the proposed preliminary plat.  The Hearing Examiner’s decision will be available approximately ten 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 253-480-2400 or via email at if you have any questions regarding the hearing process.