City of Long Beach

DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE (DNS)

AND NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Description of Proposal: 2018 Land Use Codes Amendments and Rezone: Proposed amendment adds the definition of “cardroom”, “wineries and breweries”, “tiny home”, “special event permit”, amends the “special use permit” definition, amending vacation rentals regulations, requires a dwelling unit minimum size and the rezone of the property located at Block 84 Lots 1,2,3,5,6 and 7 of Seaview 2nd Addition from R3 – Multi-Family Residential to OT- Old Town.

Comment period: The public may comment in writing on this SEPA Determination of Nonsignificance through October 8, 2018.

Please mail your written comments on environmental issues only to: City of Long Beach, PO Box 310, Long Beach, Washington 98631, Attention: Ariel Smith

For other opportunities to comment on environmental issues or the merits of the proposal, see “Public Hearings,” below.

Location of proposal, including street address, if any: This proposal is within the municipal boundaries of the City of Long Beach

Proponent and Lead Agency: City of Long Beach, a Municipality of the State of Washington.

The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030 and pursuant to WAC 197-11-340. 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. Copies of the current and proposed zoning code are available to the public for review at Long Beach City Hall.

Public Hearings: A publicly-noticed hearing will be conducted by the Long Beach Planning Commission on October 9, 2018, which begins at 6 PM. Another publicly-noticed hearing will be conducted by the Long Beach City Council at its regularly-scheduled business meeting of October 15, 2018, which begins at 7 PM. The hearing may be continued without further notice if the date, time and place of the continued hearing are announced. Interested persons may appear and be heard and are encouraged to also submit their comments in writing at least three days prior to the hearing date. It is the right of any person to comment on the proposed amendments, receive notice of and participate in any hearing, request a copy of the decision once made, and appeal the decision pursuant to city code.

Responsible Official: Ariel Smith

Position/Title: Director, Department of Community Development, Address: P.O. Box 310, 115 West Bolstad, Long Beach, WA 98631, Phone: 360.642.4421

Original Issue Date: September 21, 2018

Signature: A signed copy of the original DNS is available for review upon request

Published September 26 and October 3, 2018

Legal No. 354-18

 

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