Providing official legal notice of land use applications, hearings, decisions and state environmental policy act (SEPA) threshold determinations within unincorporated Snohomish County.

Publication Date: May 14, 2008.

To learn more about a project:

• Call the planner assigned to the project.

• Review project file at Snohomish County Planning and Development Services (PDS) 5th Floor Customer Service Center.

• *NEW * Permit Counter Hours: 8-5 p.m. M,T,W,F and 10-5 p.m. on Thursdays. Please call ahead to be certain the project file is available.

To comment on a project:

• Submit written comments to PDS at the address below. All comments received prior to issuance of a department decision or recommendation will be reviewed. To ensure that comments are addressed in the decision or recommendation, they should be received by PDS before the end of the published comment period.

• Comments, on a project scheduled for a hearing before the hearing examiner, may be made by submitting them to PDS prior to the open record hearing.

• PDS only publishes the decisions as required by Snohomish County Code. Persons will receive notice of all decisions that they have submitted written comment on, regardless of whether or not they are published.

• You may become a party of record for a project by: 1. submitting original written comments and request to become a party of record to the county prior to the hearing, 2. testifying at the hearing or 3. entering your name on a sign-up register at the hearing. NOTE: only parties of record may subsequently appeal the hearing examiner's decision or provide written or oral arguments to the county council if such an appeal is filed.

To appeal a decision:

• Department decisions (including SEPA threshold determinations): submit a written appeal and the $500 filing fee to PDS prior to the close of the appeal period. Refer to SCC 30.71.050(5) for details on what must be included in a written appeal.

• A SEPA appeal also requires that an affidavit or declaration be filed with the hearing examiner within seven days of filing the appeal, pursuant to SCC 30.61.305(1).

• Hearing examiner decisions issued after a public hearing are appealable as described in the examiner's decision. Notice of those decisions is not published. You must have submitted written comments to PDS or written or oral comments at the public hearing in order to appeal a hearing examiner's decision.

• Building and Grading applications associated with a Single Family Residence are not subject to the County's appeal process. To file a judicial appeal in Superior Court, refer to WAC 197-11-680 and RCW 43.21C.075.

How to Reach Us

The Customer Service Center for the Snohomish County Planning and Development Services is located on the 5th floor of the County Administration Building at 3000 Rockefeller Avenue.

Planning and Development Services

County Administration Building

3000 Rockefeller Avenue, M/S 604

Everett, WA 98201

Phone: 425-388-3311 TTY

FAX: 425-388-3872

ADA NOTICE: Snohomish County facilities are accessible. The county strives to provide access and services to all members of the public. Sign language interpreters and communication materials in alternate form will be provided upon advance request of one calendar week. Contact the Hearing Examiner's office, 425-388-3411 voice, Vel Smith (PDS) at 425-388-3210 voice, or 425-388-3700 TDD.



File Name: Highlands Ranch North and South

File Numbers:

06-102828-SD and 06-102833-SD

10 Lot Rural Cluster Subdivision and a 9 lot Rural Cluster Subdivision.

Location: Nearest corner of 252nd St. NE and Jim Creek Road.

Tax Account Number: 320628-001-005-00

Hearing specifics: Before the Snohomish County Hearing Examiner, June 4, 2008, 9am, First Floor Hearing Room, Administration Building East, 3000 Rockefeller Ave, Everett, WA.

Hearing Purpose: To provide information regarding the status of the Forest Practices Act moratorium.

Applicant: Lifestyle Homes & Construction, Inc.

Date of application/Completeness date: February 28, 2006

Approvals required: Subdivision and Construction plan approval

Forest Practices: For projects requiring a Forest Practice permit from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and where no valid SEPA appeal is filed, the applicant may request early release of county comments to DNR. Early release of county comments may enable DNR to issue a forest practice permit for tree removal prior to the project hearing or county approvals.

Project Planner: Bob Pemberton, 425-388-3311, ext. 2764

Project Planner e-mail:

Date of Notice: May 11, 2008.

Published: May 14, 2008.




File Name: Motel 6 - Arlington File Number: 08-102846-SM/08-102847-LU/08-102848-FZ

Project Description: Shoreline Management Substantial Development plan for the future construction of a 64 unit motel on a 5.18 acre site with FS (Freeway Service) zone. Corrected to include 2nd tax parcel number/land use and flood hazard project tracking numbers.


Tax Account Number:


and 310508-002-012-00

Applicant: Ki Nam

Date of application/Completeness Date: March 18, 2008

Approvals required: SEPA Threshold Determination

Concurrency: This project will be evaluated to determine if there is enough capacity on county roads to accommodate the project's traffic impacts, and a concurrency determination will be made. Notice of the concurrency determination will be provided in the notice of project decision. The notice of decision will be provided to all parties of record for the project.

Comment Period: Submit written comments on or before June 18, 2008.

Project Manager: Elbert Esparza, 425-388-3311, ext. 2402

Project Manager e-mail:

Published: May 14, 2008.

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