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Notice of Application: McCormick West Water Main Extension

Posted on January 7, 2021


Notice of Application

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: January 7, 2021

File Number: PW20-071 and PW20-072

Project Name: McCormick West Water Main Extension

Type of Application: Major Land Disturbing Activity; Stormwater Drainage (Type II)

Assessor Parcel Number: 082301-1-010-2006; 082301-1-013-2003; 082301-1-014-2002; 082301-2-002-2004; 082301-2-003-2003; 172301-2-004-2001

Applicant: Contour Engineering, LLC PO Box 949 Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Applicant Representative: Jeremy Haug Contour Engineering, LLC PO Box 949 Gig Harbor, WA 98335

Date of Application: November 25, 2020

Date Application was Determined Technically Complete: December 24, 2020

Site Description: Location: South of SW Old Clifton Rd and West of McCormick Woods Dr SW Nearest road intersection: SW Old Clifton Rd and Our Pl SW Size: 473.04 acres Zoning District: R3 Shoreline Designation: N/A

Project Permits included with Application: N/A

Description of Proposed Project: Construct a new water main between SW Old Clifton Road and McCormick Woods Drive SW, located along the alignments of the future McCormick West roadways.

Preliminary State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination: The City of Port Orchard recognizes the SEPA threshold determination issued by Kitsap County for the McCormick Urban Village including the McCormick West preliminary plat, under South Kitsap Urban Growth Area / ULID #6 FSEIS issued January 9, 2002 (prior to annexation of this area by the City of Port Orchard).

Existing Studies and Environmental Documents Evaluating the Proposal: 2002 FSEIS Document, Geotechnical Report, Wetland Report

Other Applicable Codes Which May Require Additional Project Review / Permits: POMC 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 January 21, 2021.  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: To receive an electronic version of the application file, please call 360-874-5533 or email  When contacting, indicate the Permit Number and Project Name for the file you would like to examine.

Staff Contact for this Application: Ian Smith Civil Engineer 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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