Notice is hereby given that the City of Sumner Environmental Official has received a SEPA Checklist and application for a proposed update to citywide fencing regulations in Commercial and Residential zones, as described below.  The public may provide written comments between February 17, 2021and March 2, 2021 to 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.

Proposal Name: Update of Citywide Fencing Regulations

Proposal Description: SEPA environmental review for zoning code text amendment, updating citywide fencing regulations in commercial and industrial zones, including establishing standards for setbacks, height and other standards for chain link, barbed wire and electrified fencing.

Location / Parcel(s) #: City-wide

Permit Application #: PLN-2021-0005

Applicant/Rep: City of Sumner

Hearing Date and Time: None for the SEPA application

SEPA Environmental Review: DNS (Determination of Non-Significance) was issued February 9, 2021

Hearing Location/Zoom Virtual Meeting Link: n/a

Comment Period: Opens February 17, 2021 – closes March 2, 2021

Any persons desiring to submit written comments concerning this application may submit written comments to the City of Sumner, Attn: Ann Siegenthaler, 1104 Maple Street, Sumner, WA 98390 or by the above deadline(s). There will not be a public hearing on this proposal.  A hearing for the text amendments has been scheduled and will be under a separate notice.  Please call the Community Development Department at 253-299-5520 with any questions.

Associated Documents:               

Other Required Approvals: Planning Commission, City Council, and other applicable county, state and federal standards.

Staff Contact: Siegenthaler 253-299-5520 or

Date of Application: 2/5/21                                                 

Date of Complete Application: 2/5/21

Published/Posted/Mailed: February 17, 2021