Notice of Application – LU22-CUP-01 Horizon Cell Tower

Posted on May 2, 2022

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 City of Port Orchard Department of Community Development (DCD) if you have questions.

Date of Issuance:  May 2, 2022 File Number:  LU22-CUP-01 Project Name:  Horizon Cell Tower WA4702;

Type of Application:  Conditional Use Permit (Type III) Assessor Parcel Numbers:  082301-2-004-2002

Applicant: Joshua Leonard, Horizon Tower, 251 E. Front Street, Suite 310, Boise, Idaho, 83702

Property Owner: Christ the Rock Community Church, 4100 SW Old Clifton Road, Port Orchard, WA 98637 Date of Application: March 21, 2022 Date Application was Determined Technically Complete: April 19, 2022 Site Description: 4100 SW Old Clifton Rd, Port Orchard, WA 98367 Nearest road intersection:  SW Old Clifton Rd and Feigley Rd W Size: 15 acres; Zoning District: Civic & Institution (CI); Shoreline Designation: N/A Project Permits included with Application: N/A Description of Proposed Project: The applicant has submitted a conditional use permit application to construct a new 195′ transmission support structure at the west end of the subject property. The proposed project will include a new 195′ monopole tower with up to six (6) new panel antennas, six (6) remote radiohead (RRUs) units, one (1) overvoltage protector, one (1) hybrid cable, two (2) equipment cabinets, one (1) generator, and one (1) utility H-frame. The site will be enclosed by a slatted chain link fence.

Preliminary State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination:  The SEPA Official for the City of Port Orchard has not issued a SEPA Determination for the project at this time. Existing Studies and Environmental Documents Evaluating the Proposal:  Soil Survey, Radio Frequency Justification Other Applicable Codes Which May Require Additional Project Review / Permits:  Additional permitting and/or review may be required under: POMC 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 May 16, 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. Any interested party may appeal a Hearing Examiner Decision on a Type III decision to the Superior Court within 14 calendar days of the Notice of Decision. Notice of Decision will be provided to all parties of record. Examination of File and Staff Contact:  The application file may be examined at DCD, 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. Review Authority:  A Type III permit is a decision of the Hearing Examiner. After an open record hearing, the Hearing Examiner will issue a decision within 14 days of the close of the record. Staff Contact: The contact for this application is: Jacob Miller, Associate Planner,, 360.874.5533

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