MITIGATED DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (MDNS)
FOR HAVEN TOWNHOMES (PW21-079)
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Proposal to construct 20 multifamily buildings (114 units) and an amenity building with associated normal and expected site and frontage improvements. The applicant seeks a limited Development Agreement per Port Orchard Municipal Code 20.182.080 to request transportation impact feed credits for the construction of certain frontage improvement listed in the City’s adopted Six-year Transportation Improvement Program. PROPONENT: Sidney Road Townhomes, LLC 1302 Puyallup St. Suite A, Sumner, WA 98390 LOCATION OF PROPOSAL: 4801 Glenwood Road. The southwest corner of the intersection of Glenwood Road SW and Sidney Road SW in Port Orchard, WA. Parcel Number: 102301-1-053-2000 (known as the “project site”). LEAD AGENCY: City of Port Orchard SEPA DETERMINATION: The City of Port Orchard, as lead agency for this proposal, after reviewing a completed environmental checklist and other information on file, has determined that the proposed project may have an adverse impact on the environment and mitigating conditions have been included with this determination to offset these impacts. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030 (2)(c), provided the SEPA conditions listed below are used to mitigate potential adverse impacts. Information on file for this proposed project is available to the public on request to the lead agency. SEPA CONDITIONS: The SEPA Environmental Checklist and associated appendices and responses to requests for additional information comprise the City of Port Orchard’s record. Pursuant to Port Orchard Municipal Code Title 20, the City relies on the SEPA Environmental Checklist in conditioning project approval. Impact: Transportation An increase in vehicular and pedestrian traffic, the ability to create safe walking routes to nearby schools, and the safety associated with it along Sidney Road SW, as described in the traffic impact analysis for the proposal, is identified as a potential impact of the proposed development Project Mitigation: 1.The extension of an ADA-compliant pedestrian facility along the west side of Sidney Road from the project frontage to Sidney Glen Elementary School, to the north of the Project. The applicant should coordinate with South Kitsap School District and City of Port Orchard staff to confirm the ultimate design of the pedestrian safety improvements which are necessary to provide safe pedestrian access to Sidney Glen Elementary School, including any possible design alternatives which may omit portions of the Sidney Glen Elementary School Frontage. This Mitigated Determination of Nonsignificance (MDNS) is issued pursuant to WAC 197-11-350 and POMC Title 20. The City of Port Orchard will not act on this proposal for fourteen (14) days from the issue date below.
Comments must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. March 25, 2022 to the City’s Responsible Official.
Issue Date: March 11, 2022 Responsible Official: Nicholas Bond, AICP Director of Community Development 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366 (360) 874-5533 You may appeal this determination by submitting a Notice of Appeal and a filing fee no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 8, 2022 to: City of Port Orchard, Attn: City Clerk – SEPA Appeal, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366. You should be prepared to make specific factual objections. Contact the Permit Center at 720 Prospect Street, Port Orchard WA 98366, 360-874-5533, firstname.lastname@example.org to read or ask about the procedures for SEPA appeals.