NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner Environmental Official has received a SEPA Checklist and application for the project described below.

Project Name: CAO Wetland Update

Permit Application No: PLN-2019-0028

Location: City Wide

Description of Proposal: Sumner’s critical area regulations currently reflect a 2004 wetland rating system; this would amend SMC 16.46 to comply with the 2014 Wetland Rating System for Western Washington in order to be consistent with Department of Ecology regulations and the current rating system. Sumner’s Shoreline Master Program also uses the 2004 wetland rating system and must be brought into compliance with Ecologies 2014 Western Washington rating system during the Cities SMP periodic review (currently underway).

Applicant: Scott Waller, Associate Planner – City of Sumner 1104 Maple St, Sumner, WA 98390

Date of Application: 2/27/2019

Date of Complete Application: 2/27/2019

Hearing Date/Location: No SEPA Hearing, Planning Commission and City Council Hearings will be noticed per SMC 18.56.

SEPA: DNS is likely to be issued

Zoning: City wide proposal

Associated Documents: 

Comment Period: Opens March 15, 2019 – Closes March 29, 2019

Other Required Permits/ Approvals: Planning Commission, City Council, Dept. of Commerce and Dept. of Ecology.

Any persons desiring to submit written comments concerning this application may submit written comments to the City of Sumner, 1104 Maple Street, Suite 250, Sumner, WA 98390 by the above deadline(s). For questions please contact Scott Waller, Community Development Department at 253.299.5527,