Revised Notice of Public Hearing – LU22-CUP-02 Multicultural Center

Posted on September 23, 2022


This is a public notice that the City of Port Orchard will conduct a public hearing on the following project:

File Name: Multicultural Children Center Childcare File Number: LU22-CUP-02 Application Type: Conditional Use Permit Applicant: Ruth Carlson, 1130 Bethel Avenue, Port Orchard WA 98366

Representative: Ruth Carlson, 1130 Bethel Avenue, Port Orchard WA 98366 Date of Application: May 12, 2022 with additional materials submitted on June 15, 2022 Date of Complete Application: June 23, 2022

Hearing Date: October 7, 2022 Site Description: The property is addressed as 1130 Bethel Avenue, Port Orchard, WA, 98366, and is generally located southwest of the roundabout at Bethel Rd SE, Bethel Avenue, and Mile Hill Drive. Parcel #4060-005-018-0107. Description of Proposal: The applicant has submitted for a Conditional Use Permit for a change of use to a Daycare Center which allows 13 or more children as specified in POMC 20.39.040. The existing use of the project site is a Group Daycare (mini daycare) and Indoor Recreation facility that offers bilingual and multicultural daycare to children from ages 2 years 8 months to 5 years 11 months from the hours of 8am to 5pm. The Multicultural Children Center also offers 3-hour instructional classes to the children, which is allowed under the Indoor Recreation use. The existing use of Group Daycare (mini daycare) use allows between 7 and 12 children. The business was legally established in November of 2021. SEPA Threshold Determination: This project is categorically exempt under WAC 197-11-800(6)(b) Required Permits: Not applicable.

Applicable Code(s): Port Orchard Municipal Code Title 20. Review of Documents: A copy of the hearing record, including the application and supporting documents, are available for inspection by the public at no cost. A copy of the staff report will be available for inspection at no cost at least fourteen (14) calendar days prior to the hearing. Copies will be provided at the requestor’s cost. Comment Period: Any person may participate electronically and provide public testimony or submit written comment until the close of record by the Hearing Examiner. Submit Comments To: Department of Community Development ATTN: Clerk to the Hearing Examiner By Phone: (360) 874-5533 By Mail: 216 Prospect St, Port Orchard, WA  98366 In Person: 720 Prospect St, Port Orchard, WA  98366 By E-mail:


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