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The City of Auburn is issuing a Notice of Application (NOA) and Optional Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) for the following described project. 

Proposal: Expansion of an existing parking lot associated with an existing warehouse, to accommodate the outdoor storage of semi-trailers. Approximately 40,884 square feet (SF) or 0.98 acres of area will be paved to accommodate 30 semi-trailer parking spaces. The project also involves the removal of 6,500 cubic yards of cut, the placement of an approx. 14’ sheet pile retaining wall, and a 84’x40’x7’ underground stormwater detention vault. 

Location: The project is located behind the warehouse located at 1701 Pike St. NW, approx. 420 square feet north of the intersection of Pike St. NW and 15th St. NW. King County Assessor Parcel No. 0303510180.

Notice of Application:
June 30, 2022
Application Complete: 
June 16, 2022
Permit Application:
September 27, 2021

File No. 

Property Owner:
Kimberly, Rierson, Vice President, Construction - W Region
CenterPoint Properties
1808 Swift Dr. 
Oak Brook, IL 60523

Jason Hubbell, PE, Senior Project Engineer
Barghausen Consulting Engineers, Inc.
18215 72nd Ave. S
Kent, WA 98032

Studies/Plans Submitted With Application:
Preliminary Civil Plans (PDF), prepared by Barghausen Consulting Engineers, Inc., dated June 14, 2022
SEPA Environmental Checklist (PDF), prepared by Barghausen Consulting Engineers, Inc, dated June 10, 2022
Stormwater Technical Information Report (PDF), prepared by Barghausen Consulting Engineers, Inc, dated June 14, 2022
Wetland, Fish, & Wildlife Habitat Assessment (PDF), prepared by Soundview Consultants LLC, dated April 19, 2022
Geotechnical Report (PDF), prepared by Terra Associates, Inc., dated February 10, 2022 

Other Permits, Plans, and Approvals Needed:
Grading Permit (GRA22-0016), Building Permits (BLD22-0028 and BLD22-0031)

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 197-11-355; 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 July 15, 2022 to the mailing address of 25 W Main St., Auburn, WA, 98001 or emailed to the contact 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 July 29, 2022.

For questions regarding this project, please contact Alexandria D. Teague, AICP, Senior Planner, at [email protected] or 253-931-3003.

Public Hearing: N/A

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