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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Notice of Public Hearing - 2022 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

In accordance with West Richland Municipal Code, Section 14.09, a public hearing to consider the proposed 2022 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket will be held before the West Richland City Council on Tuesday, August 16, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers located at 3100 Belmont Blvd., West Richland, WA. The City Council shall review and consider a proposal to docket proposed revisions to the Comprehensive Plan, to change multiple parcels as described below. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the hearing. At the hearing, comments may be made verbally or in writing.

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSALS

The City received two applications to amend the Land Use Map, which consists of two areas within the city limits.

COMP-0001-2022 (Indian Eyes) -- Map Amendment Application: Knutzen Engineering, applicant, on behalf of Timothy & Roxie Schescke, property owners, has applied for a map amendment for MA-1.

COMP-0002-2022 (Parcel 11) -- Map Amendment Application: Mitchell Creer LLC, property owner, with PBS Engineering and Environmental, has applied for a map amendment for MA-2.

ASSOCIATED REZONE APPLICATIONS

It is anticipated that, should the docket be set for processing and referred to the Planning Commission for further action, the parcels affected by the map amendment application (File Nos. COMP-0001-2022 and COMP-0002-2022) will also be considered for an “area-wide rezone” to change the zoning on the parcels as described above.

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEW

The proposal is subject to environmental review. The West Richland Community and Economic Development Department is lead agency for the proposals under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). A SEPA Threshold determination will be made following the City Council establishment of the 2022 Comprehensive Plan Amendment docket. The environmental checklists and related file information are available to the public at the Community Development Department.

REQUEST FOR WRITTEN COMMENT

You may provide written comments on the proposed Comprehensive Plan amendment docket. Send written comments to the Community Development Department at 3100 Belmont Blvd., Suite 104, West Richland, WA 99353.

NOTICE OF DECISION

The applications and other information on file may be examined at the Community Development Department. If you wish to obtain notice of the final decision on the 2022 Comprehensive Plan Amendment, you will need to contact the Community Development Department with your name and address. The staff contact for this project is Elisha Ransom, Associate Planner, at (509) 967-7114.

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