SEPA – MDNS – PW22-055 Blueberry Rd Apartments

Posted on September 16, 2022


DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: Construction of 5 apartment buildings with a total of 108 units and a leasing building, to include required site development, utility improvements, and frontage improvements. PROPONENT: Trevor Colby, KCI Commercial, Inc., P.O. Box 6979, Tacoma, WA 98417

LOCATION OF PROPOSAL: Section 02, Township 23, Range 01 E; 4330 & 4336 Bethel Road SE, Port Orchard, WA 98366; Tax parcel numbers 022301-4-043-2007, 022301-4-012-2004, and 022301-4-026-2008. LEAD AGENCY: City of Port Orchard SEPA DETERMINATION: The City of Port Orchard, as lead agency for this proposal, after reviewing a completed environmental checklist and other information on file, has determined that the proposed project may have an adverse impact on the environment and mitigating conditions have been included with this determination to offset these impacts. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030 (2)(c), provided the SEPA conditions listed below are used to mitigate potential adverse impacts. Information on file for this proposed project is available to the public on request to the lead agency. SEPA CONDITIONS: The applicant shall provide an ADA-compliant public pedestrian connection to a Kitsap Transit bus stop along the project frontage of Bethel Road SE. Ultimate location of the bus stop shall be coordinated with, and approved by, Kitsap Transit. The pedestrian connection shall be designed to meet the definition of a minimum pedestrian facility listed in the City of Port Orchard Comprehensive Plan. This Mitigated Determination of Nonsignificance (MDNS) is issued pursuant to WAC 197-11-350 and POMC Title 20. The City of Port Orchard will not act on this proposal for fourteen (14) days from the issue date below.

Comments must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. September 30, 2022 to the City’s Responsible Official. Issue Date: September 16, 2022 Responsible Official: Nicholas Bond, AICP, Director of Community Development, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA  98366, (360) 874-5533 You may appeal this determination by submitting a Notice of Appeal and a filing fee no later than 4:30 p.m. on September 30, 2022 to: City of Port Orchard, Attn: City Clerk – SEPA Appeal, 216 Prospect Street, Port Orchard, WA  98366. You should be prepared to make specific factual objections. Contact the Permit Center at 720 Prospect Street, Port Orchard WA 98366, 360-874-5533, to read or ask about the procedures for SEPA appeals.

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