This is a public notice of a development proposal that may interest you. You have the right to comment on this application, receive notice, request a copy of the decision once made and appeal the project decision. Included in this notice is a summary of the proposal, code reference for associated permits that may be required, and the targeted timeframe for City review and decision. Please be aware there are deadlines for comments and appeal; if you do not adhere to these deadlines, your comments may not be considered and/or you may lose your right of appeal. Please read this notice carefully and contact the City of Port Orchard Department of Community Development (DCD) if you have questions.
Date of Issuance: June 10, 2022 File Number: LU22-SH SDP-01, PW22-028 Project Name: Heronsview Mixed Use Development Type of Application: Shoreline Substantial Development Permit, Capacity Reservation Certificate Assessor Parcel Number: 4042-002-007-0001, 4042-002-001-0007
Applicant: Steve Sego, 100 Bethel Investment Partners, 3599 NW Carlton Street, Silverdale, WA, 98383
Authorized Agent: NL Olson & Associates, Inc, 2453 Bethel Ave, Port Orchard WA 98366 Date of Application: May 3, 2022 Date Application was Determined Technically Complete: May 31, 2022
Site Description: Location: 110 & 110-160 Bethel Ave, Port Orchard, WA, 98366, Nearest road intersection: Bethel Ave & Maple Ave, Size: 1.08 acres (approx.. 47,045 sq ft), Zoning District: Gateway Mixed Use, Shoreline Designation: High Intensity Project Permits included with Application: Shoreline Substantial Development Permit, Capacity Reservation Certificate Application Description of Proposed Project: Demolish existing commercial buildings at 100 & 110-160 Bethel Avenue and replace them with a 90,294 sf, 4-story mixed-use building, including approximately 6,030 sf of commercial tenant space on the first level with 8 live/work units. Levels 2 through 4 would include approximately 117 apartments of varied unit types and shared amenities. The building would also include an integrated 2-level, parking structure for approximately 113 vehicles. State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination: On August 14, 2020, under RCW 43.21C.440, the City issued a SEPA Determination of Significance (DS) for the Downtown Port Orchard Subarea Plan and updated regulations as a Planned Action. On April 26, 2021, the City issued a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Subarea Plan and updated regulations. This project is determined to qualify as a Planned Action and shall proceed in accordance with the applicable permit review procedures specified in POMC Chapter 20.22, except that no SEPA threshold determination, EIS or additional SEPA review shall be required. Existing Studies and Environmental Documents Evaluating the Proposal: Wetland and Fish and Wildlife Habitat Assessment, Storm Drainage Analysis, Preliminary Geotechnical Engineering Report, City of Port Orchard Downtown Port Orchard Subarea Plan Final Environmental Impact Statement Other Applicable Codes Which May Require Additional Project Review / Permits: POMC Title 20, Shoreline Master Program, Building Code
Public Comment Period: Any interested person may comment on this application. The comment period will remain open for 30 days. The deadline to submit comments is July 11, 2022. Any interested person may request notification of any hearings or meetings and request a copy of the decision once made. Requests must be addressed to City of Port Orchard Permit Center, Attn: Planning Clerk, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366, 360-874-5533. Examination of File: The application file may be examined at the DCD Permit Center, 720 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA 98366, by appointment between the hours of 8 AM and 4 PM, Monday through Friday, except holidays. To schedule an appointment please call 360-874-5533 and indicate the Permit Number and Project Name for the file you would like to examine. Staff Contact for this Application: Stephanie Andrews, Senior Planner, firstname.lastname@example.org, 360-874-5533 Review Authority: Shoreline Substantial Development Permits are Type III permits that are subject to decision/recommendation by the Hearing Examiner for the City of Port Orchard that are forwarded to the Department of Ecology for review. Any appeals of these decisions shall be filed with the Shoreline Hearings Board pursuant to the procedures outlined in RCW 90.58.180.