NOTICE OF PACIFIC COUNTY PLANNING COMMISSION PUBLIC HEARING SEPA DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that it is the intention of the Pacific County Planning Commission to hold two (2) public hearings on September 7, 2017 at the hour of 6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible within the Commissioners Meeting Room at the Pacific County Annex Building located at 1216 W. Robert Bush Drive, South Bend, WA. The first matter before the Planning Commission will be to discuss and consider a request to reclassify property into open space. Specifically, the purpose of the public hearing is to consider a request by Columbia Land Trust to reclassify property into open space for tax purposes only. The property is described as Assessor’s Parcel Number 12103221004, Lot 4 within Section 32, T12N, R10W. W.M., Pacific County, Washington. This hearing will be held in accordance with RCW 84.23.020(1)(b), which requires this type of application to be acted upon in the same manner in which an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan is considered by the local jurisdiction. The second matter before the Planning Commission will be to consider application no. P1700369, submitted by Doug Knutzen (owner), requesting a Comprehensive Plan Amendment and Re-zone application. Specifically, the proponent is requesting to amend the current comprehensive plan designation from Rural Agricultural to General Rural. Additionally, the applicant is proposing to re-zone four (4) parcels of land from Agriculture to Rural Residential. The properties are described as Assessor’s Parcel Numbers 10110333055 - 58, Lots 55, 56, 57, and 58 within Section 03, T10N, R11W. W.M., Pacific County, Washington. The lead agency, Pacific County Department of Community Development, 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). This 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. This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340 (2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days from the publication date below. Anyone interested in this matter is encouraged to participate by attending the hearing or by submitting comments via email or in writing by 3:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 6, 2017. Information, comments, or suggestions may be sent to Tim Crose, Director, Pacific County Department of Community Development, 7013 Sandridge Road, Long Beach, WA 98631, via fax to (360) 642-9387, or via email to Hearing documents and information, etc., can be located on our website at Interpreters for people with hearing impairments or taped information for people with visual impairments can be provided at this public hearing and future hearings if necessary. However, the Pacific County Department of General Administration, P.O. Box 6, South Bend, WA 98586, (360) 875-9334 or (360) 642-9334 must receive a request for this type of service at least five (5) days prior to the hearing. Responsible Official: Tim Crose, Position/Tile: Director. Phone: (360) 642-9382 / (360) 875-9356. Address: 7013 Sandridge Road, Long Beach, WA 98631 Published August 23, 2017 Legal No. 295-17

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