Huntington Wood Preliminary Plat

Huntington Woods 74-Lot Preliminary Plat
SEP18-0009 / PLT18-0002

The City of Auburn is issuing a Notice of Application (NOA), Notice of Public Hearing (NOH), and Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) for the following described project. The permit applications and listed studies may be reviewed at the Auburn Community Development & Public Works Department at 1 E Main St., 2nd Floor, Customer Service Center, Auburn, WA 98001.

Proposal: Preliminary plat application to subdivide 19.86 acres into 74 single-family residential lots. The site is zoned R-5, Residential, which allows 5-7 dwelling units per acre. The proposed lots range in size from 4,500 sq. ft. to 11,264 sq. ft. Roadways to be constructed include extension of S. 302nd Pl. (from within the Calla Crest Subdivision) to form a cul-de-sac which 3 of the proposed lots will access; extension of 57th Pl. S and 56th Ave. S to and through the plat; and construction of new roadways connecting 57th Pl. S and 56th Ave. S. Water and sewer will be extended through the site to service each lot. A large open space tract will be preserved along the southern boundary of the property. Sidewalks will be constructed through the site as well as a gravel walkway through the open space. 

Location: The project site is located on the at the west end of S. 302nd Pl., south end of 57th Pl. S, and approximately 200 ft. north of  S. 305th St., see Vicinity Map below. King Co. Parcel Nos. 022104-9114, 0222104-9037, 022104-9034. 

Notice of Application: December 5, 2018
Application Complete: June 14, 2018
Permit Application: May 17, 2018

File Nos. SEP18-0009

Applicant:                            Clark Kunitsugu 
ESM Consulting Engineers, LLC
33400 8th Ave. S., Ste. 205, 
Federal Way, WA 98003

Property Owner:               Gardner Family Trust
30210 56th Ave. S
Auburn, WA 98001

Studies/Plans Submitted With Application:

Other Permits, Plans, and Approvals Needed:
Public Facility Extension (FAC) / Grading Permit(s)

Statement of Consistency and List of Applicable Development Regulations: 
This proposal is subject to and shall be consistent with the Auburn City Code, Comprehensive Plan, and Public Works Design and Construction Standards.


Lead Agency: City of Auburn

The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on request. 

Public Comment Period: This may be your only opportunity to comment on the environmental impact of the proposal. All persons may comment on this application. This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 15 days from the date issued below. Comments must be in writing and submitted by 5:00 PM on December 20, 2018 to the mailing address of 25 W Main St., Auburn, WA, 98001 or to the email address below. Any person wishing to become a party of record, shall include in their comments that they wish to receive notice of and participate in any hearings, if relevant, and request a copy of decisions once made.

Any person aggrieved of the City's determination may file an appeal with the Auburn City Clerk at 25 West Main Street, Auburn, WA 98001- 4998 within 14 days of the close of the comment period, or by 5:00 PM on January 3, 2019.

Public Hearing: The Hearing Examiner will conduct a public hearing on the Preliminary Plat and Variance in the City Council Chambers, 25 W. Main St., Auburn, WA, 98001, on January 15, 2019 at 5:30 PM. 

Any interested person is invited to appear and express comments or opinions on the proposed project. Written comments may be emailed to the contact person below, mailed attention to the contact person below to 25 W. Main St., Auburn WA, 98001, or submitted at the public hearing. 

For citizens with speech, sight, or hearing disabilities wishing to review documents pertaining to this hearing should contact the person below within 10 calendar days prior to the hearing. Each request will be considered individually according to the type of request, the availability of resources, and the financial ability of the City to provide the requested services or equipment. 

For questions regarding this project, please contact Thaniel Gouk, Senior Planner, at or 253-804-5031.

Note: This determination does not constitute approval of the proposal. Approval of the proposal can only be made by the legislative or administrative body vested with that authority. The proposal is required to meet all applicable regulations.

Vicinity Map
Vicinity map

Proposed Preliminary Plat Layout

plat map