Notice Of Application and Hearing
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Sumner has received a request for a Development Agreement and set a hearing for the phased construction a new High School and associated athletic fields, tennis courts, pool, landscaping, lighting, stormwater and parking.  Additional details can be found below.

The public has the right to review the contents of the official file for the proposal, provide written comments, participate in the public hearings/meetings, and request a copy of the final decision. Comments may be emailed to Scott Waller, Associate Planner at or by mail to 1104 Maple St. Sumner, WA 98390.
Comments will be accepted if filed with the Development Services Department on or before 5:00pm on April 16, 2021

Project Name: Sumner High School Phased Master Plan

Permit Application Number: PLN-2021-0024 Developer Agreement

Project No: PRJ2018-0004

Location: 1707 Main Street which houses the existing Sumner High School campus; 1101 and 1111 Wood Avenue and 1412 through 1506 Mason Street which abut the westerly and northerly boundaries of Sumner High School; and 1518 Main Street and 914 and 908 Meeker Avenue which house the existing Elhi Hill Program and adjacent parking lot known as the Elhi Hill/Meeker Avenue Parking Lot.

Parcel(s) #: 0420244205, 4445000030, 4445000040, 4445000050, 4445000060, 4445000070, 4445000080, 4445000090, 4445000100, 4445000110, 2350000060, 2350000100, and 2350000110

Description of Proposal: This will be a phased development of the Sumner High School site with a completed build out 334,614 square feet of building and include a height exception for portions of the building to reach up to 60’.  Phase 1 will include construction of a 3 story 85,761-sf building in the area of the current baseball field. The existing building will be retained during phase 1.  Phase 1 will also include bus routing to the south side of Mason Street and some site work and landscaping.  Upon the completion of phase 1 additional parking will open up from the current available onsite parking.  Phase 2 will include the 3 story “west building” 89,491sf, 2,100sf greenhouse, 1,500sf animal science facility, 2 story “East building” 159,362sf , multi-use synthetic turf sports field with new shielded lighting, 8 new tennis courts with seating and shielded lighting, replacing the Sunset Chevrolet Stadium lighting with new shielded lighting, new 32,000sf 8 lane pool, construction of new parking areas to total 688 onsite stalls and site landscaping, walkways, stormwater management and frontage improvements.

Applicant: Matthew Guilanians, Project Manager, Hainline, 411 First Ave South Suite 210, Seattle WA 98104

Date of Application: February 22, 2021

Date of Complete Application: February 22, 2021

Hearing Date: A virtual hearing is set for Thursday April 29th at 9:00am.  The Virtual hearing may be accessed through the link and phone number below.

Location/Zoom Link: Call in: 1-253-215-8782

Zoning:  Project takes place on Low Density Residential 12,000 (LDR 12), Medium Density Residential (MDR) and Central Business District (CBD)

SEPA: MDNS is likely to be issued (District is Lead Agency)

Other Required Permits:                        

  • Conditional Use Permit
  • SEPA
  • Development Agreement
  • Boundary line adjustment/lot consolidation
  • ROW Vacation
  • Site Development Permit(s)
  • Building Permit(s)
  • Compliance with all other State or Federal requirements

Conditional Use Permit Criteria Response Documents:

Appendix A. SHS Master Site Plan

Appendix B. Construction Sequencing Plan

Appendix C. Setback Modulation Plan

Appendix D. Shadow Analysis Study

Appendix E. Landscape Plans

Appendix G. Noise Study

Appendix H. Transportation Tech Report

SHS Master Plan CUP Criteria App. Letter

Height Exception Documents:

Appendix A. SHS Master Site Plan

Appendix B. Building Height Analysis

Appendix C. Elevations

Appendix D. Color Renderings

Appendix E. Shadow Analysis Study

Height Exception Letter

Lighting Plan Documents:

Appendix A. SHS Site Plan

Appendix B. Site Lighting Plan with Photometrics

Appendix C. Parking Lot Light Cut Sheets

Appendix D. Pathway Light Cut Sheets

Appendix E. SHS Stadium Lighting Layout and Photometrics

Appendix F. Multi-Use Field and Tennis Courts Layout and Phtometrics

Appendix G. Multi-Use Field, Tennis Courts, & Stadium Luminaire Cut Sheets

SHS Master Plan Lighting Report

Plans and Notice Documents:


PLN-2021-0012- Notice Of Application and Hearing

SHS Letter of Agent Authorization

SHS Master Plan East Building

SHS Master Plan Pool

SHS Master Plan West Building

SHS Master Plan Site Plan

SHS Master Plan Phase 1 Interior Plans

Comment Period(s): Any persons desiring to submit written comments concerning this application may submit written comments to Development Services Department. City of Sumner, 1104 Maple Street, Sumner, WA 98390 no later than 5:00 PM on April 16, 2021.  Comments and or verbal testimony may also be presented during the public hearing on April 29th 2021 at 9:00am.

Staff Contact: For comments/questions, please contact Scott Waller, Associate Planner 253-299-5527,