1. Come join the fun, Saturday, December 2, 2023, for the Festival of Chimes and Lights event happening downtown Port Orchard at the Boat Launch. For road closures and details of the event click here!
  2. Police Department is not able to accept faxes at this time. Please email the PD at police@portorchardwa.gov. In addition, the police department is closed for all in-person business. During the remodel of our space, staff will be available during normal business hours by phone and/or email. For emergency assistance, please call 911.

Notice of Application – Horizon Tower

Posted on October 16, 2023


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 call the Staff Contact listed in this notice if you have questions. Date of Issuance: October 11, 2023 File Number: PW23-061, PW23-062 Project Name: Horizon Tower Type of Application: Minor Land Disturbing Activity & Storm Drainage Permit (Type II) Assessor Parcel Number: 082301-2-004-2002 Applicant: North Group, PO BOX 2449 Snohomish, WA 98291 Applicant Representative: Bill North, North Group, PO BOX 2449 Snohomish, WA 98291 Date of Application: August 30th, 2023 Date Application was Determined Technically Complete: September 27, 2023 Site Description: Location: 4100 SW Old Clifton Rd Nearest road intersection: SW Old Clifton Rd & Feigley Rd W Size: 5 Acres Zoning District: Civic and Institutional Shoreline Designation: N/A Project Permits included with Application: N/A Description of Proposed Project: Construction of a new telecommunications tower, equipment shelter, access road, and associated utilities Preliminary State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination: A SEPA Determination consistent with Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 197-11-800 was issued for the project on December 7, 2022. No appeals of that Determination were filed. Existing Studies and Environmental Documents Evaluating the Proposal: Storm Drainage Report, Geotechnical Report, SEPA DNS, Hearing Examiner Decision. Other Applicable Codes Which May Require Additional Project Review / Permits: Port Orchard Municipal Code Title 12, Title 13, Title 20. Public Comment Period and Appeals: Any interested person may comment on this application. The comment period will remain open for 14 days. The deadline to submit comments is October 25, 2023. 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: Public Works Permit Clerk, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA  98366. Any interested party may appeal a Type II decision to the Hearing Examiner within 14 calendar days of the Notice of Decision. The Notice of Decision will be provided to all parties of record. Examination of File: The application file may be examined at the 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: Christian Williams Civil Engineer Ii cwilliams@portorchardwa.gov 360-876-4991 Review Authority: The Public Works Director. A Type II permit is an administrative decision and shall be reviewed consistent with the requirements of POMC 20.24.

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