Application: On April 10, 2019, the City of Selah Planning Department received a Class 1 Land Use Review, Administrative Adjustment of the city’s Parking Standards, and a State Environmental Checklist application from Kitt Construction & Development, and PLSA Engineering and Surveying on behalf of Pinnacle Property Management to construct a new 18 unit multiple-family townhouse development on 1.39 acres in the Mulit-Family Residential zoning district.  The applicant’s Administrative Adjustment requests relief from the City of Selah’s recently amended parking standards for Mulit-Family Apartment Complexes from 36 required parking stalls to 27 stalls.:
Project Address: 615 N. 1st St., Selah, WA  98942: Tax Parcel Number: 181436-22405: Zoning District of Subject Property: Multi-Family Residential (R-3):File Numbers: CL1#2019-003, SEPA#2019-002, & ADJ#2019-002: The applications were determined complete for processing on April 11, 2019. The decision on this application will be made within one-hundred twenty days of the determination of complete application.
Approvals, Actions and Required Studies: Class 1 Use Review & Administrative Adjustment.: Environmental Review: The City of Selah is the lead agency for this proposal under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA). The City has reviewed the proposal for probable adverse environmental impacts and expects to issue a Mitigated Determination of Nonsignificance (MDNS). The optional DNS process in WAC 197-11-355 is being used. This may be your only opportunity to comment on the environmental impacts of the proposal. Mitigation measures being considered include requirement of a dust control plan, and shielded lighting.
The proposal may include mitigation measures regardless of whether an EIS is prepared. After all comments have been received and considered, a threshold determination will be made without an additional comment period. Comments received by 5:00 PM April 26, 2019, will be considered in making the determination. A copy will be sent to those who comment or may be obtained upon request. The determination will have specific appeal information and may be appealed within five business days of issuance.
Request for Written Comments on the Proposal: Written comments concerning the proposed Class 1 Use, Administrative Adjustment applications and environmental checklist will be accepted during the public comment period that ends at 5:00 p.m. on April 26, 2019. You may mail your comments to Selah Planning Department, 222 So. Rushmore Road, Selah, WA 98942, send them by fax to (509) 698-7372 or by e-mail to  Reference File Number SEPA#2019-002 or “Pinnacle Property Management” in your correspondence.
Notice of Availability of a Notice of Intent to Approve an Administrative Adjustment of the Parking Standards of the Multi-Family (R-3) Zoning District By The Administrative Official: These applications request an Administrative Adjustment of the City of Selah’s Development standards.  In accordance with SMC 21.07.020, in the event that the City’s Administrative Official is inclined to grant approval of a requested adjustment application, the subject property owners within 600 ft. of the subject property shall be notified of the Administrator’s intent.  Therefore, in regard to the applicant’s request for a parking adjustment City of Selah File Number ADJ#2019-001, the public and surrounding property owners are hereby notified of the Administrator’s intent to grant approval of the requested Administrative Adjustment.  Written notification of the Notice of Intent has been mailed to all surrounding property owners in accordance with SMC 21.07.020 (attached), and online on the City of Selah’s web site at Application information including the SEPA environmental checklist and maps detailing the proposal are available during regular business hours at the Planning Department at 222 South Rushmore Road, Selah, Washington 98942 and online at Contact the Planning Department with project, procedural or environmental questions.: Dated this 13th day of April 2019.: /s/ Jeff Peters, Community Development Supervisor