Application: On September 13, 2019, the City of Selah Planning Department received a Class 3 Review, Nonconforming Use, Administrative Adjustment, and State Environmental Checklist applications from NAC Architecture and HLA Engineering and Land Surveying Inc. on behalf of the Selah School District #119 to construct a new primary school, increase the maximum lot coverage of the site from 35% to 45%, and provide environmental review of the proposal in its entirety.  The proposed construction constitutes 82,824 sq. ft. of building space to accommodate 736 students within 36 class rooms, 2 collaborative pods, a resource classroom, self-contained special education classroom, music room/platform, maker space, gym, library, multi-purpose/commons space, administrative offices, support space, and play areas. Additionally, the 148 stall existing parking lot will be removed and replaced with a 130-stall parking lot and off-street bus and parent drop-off areas.:
Project Address:  408 N. 1st St., Selah, WA  98942
Tax Parcel Number: 181435-14037, 181435-14025, 181435-14038, and 181435-41507
Zoning District of Subject Property: One-Family Residential (R-1)
File Numbers: SEPA-2019-009, ADJ-2019-006, CL3-2019-002, & NCF-2019-001
Open Record Public Hearing: Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, December 3, 2019, commencing at 5:30 P.M., or as soon thereafter as practical, the City of Selah Planning Commission will conduct an open record public hearing in the Council Chambers, Selah City Hall, 115 W. Naches Ave. Selah, WA on the above identified land use applications. All interested persons may appear and provide testimony on the application. SMC 21.09.030 and SMC 10.06.040 are pertinent to the hearing procedure. At the conclusion of the public hearing, the Planning Commission will consider the matter and issue a recommendation to the City Council for approval, approval with conditions, or denial of the above identified applications.  Application information including maps detailing the proposal are available during regular business hours at the Planning Department at 222 South Rushmore Road, Selah, Washington 98942. Contact the Planning Department with project, procedural or environmental questions.
Dated this 15th day of November 2019.
Jeff Peters, Community Development Supervisor