CITY OF PORT ORCHARD
DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (DNS) CITY OF PORT ORCHARD 2023 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS
DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL The City is considering an amendment to the Port Orchard Comprehensive Plan Capital Facilities Element and Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) occurring concurrently with the adoption or amendment of the city’s budget The City-Initiated Amendment Package includes:
Amendments to the 2022-2041 TIP, and an Amendment to the Capital Facilities Element for the acquisition of property intended for future City of Port Orchard facilities.
PROPONENT: City of Port Orchard
LOCATION OF PROPOSAL: Citywide
LEAD AGENCY: City of Port Orchard
DETERMINATION: The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). The decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on request. The proposal is a non-project action per WAC 197-11-774; however, all project-level improvements will be subject to individual environmental review at the time of their application.
The DNS is issued pursuant to WAC 197-11-340(2)(a)(v); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 15 days from the date of issue.
DATE OF ISSUANCE: September 28, 2023
COMMENT DEADLINE: October 12, 2023 at 4:00pm
Comments must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m., on October 12, 2023, 14 days from the date of this notice.
APPEAL: You may appeal this determination to the City of Port Orchard Clerk’s Office at 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA no later than October 26, 2023 at 4:30 pm in accordance with POMC 20.160.240(6)(b). Appeals shall be submitted in writing, and must include the content required in POMC 20.160.240(10), and applicable appeal fee, as established by resolution of the city council ($450);
Full appeal procedures can be reviewed under POMC 20.160.240.
RESPONSIBLE OFFICIAL: Nicholas Bond, AICP, Director of Community Development, 216 Prospect Street
Port Orchard, WA 98366 (360) 874-5533