Skip to main content
This section is included in your selections.

A. Contents. The notice of application must contain the following information:

1. The date that the application was received by the town, the date of issue of the determination of completeness, and the date of the notice of application;

2. A description of the proposed project;

3. A list of the project permits included in the application;

4. Identification of other required permits that are not included in the application, to the extent known by the town;

5. Identification of existing environmental documents and studies that evaluate the proposed project and the location where they can be reviewed;

6. The dates of the public comment period, which must be not less than 14 nor more than 30 days following the date of notice of application;

7. A statement of the right of any person to comment on the application, receive notice of any hearings, submit oral or written comments at any hearings, and request a copy of the decision once made;

8. A statement of any appeal rights and limitations;

9. The date, time, place, and type of hearing, if applicable and if already scheduled by the date of the notice of application;

10. The date on which the planning commission will consider the application; and

11. Any other information determined appropriate by the town, in accordance with RCW 36.70B.110.

B. Timing.

1. The notice of application must be provided within 14 days after a determination of completeness;

2. If any open record pre-decision hearing is required for the requested project permit(s), the notice of application must be provided at least 15 days before the open record hearing, in accordance with RCW 36.70B.110.

C. Distribution.

1. The notice of application must be published in the official town newspaper;

2. On or before the date that the notice of application is published, the town planner must mail a copy of the notice of application to other known agencies with jurisdiction and the neighboring real property owners within 300 feet;

3. The town may erect a sign on the subject property containing the notice. (RCW 36.70B.110(4)(a))

D. The town planner must receive all public comments on the notice of application by 4:00 p.m. on the last day of the comment period. Comments should be specific as possible.

E. The town cannot make a SEPA determination of nonsignificance or issue a decision or a recommendation on a project permit until the end of the public comment period identified in the notice of application. A SEPA determination of significance may be made before the end of the public comment period.

F. The town may elect to include a “Proposed Determination of Nonsignificance” in the notice of application. [Ord. 378 § 2 (Exh. 1), 1999.]