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Auburn Downtown Plan & Planned Action EIS Update

Auburn Downtown Plan & Planned Action EIS Update 
State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination of Significance and Request for Comments on Scope of Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)

Invitation to Comment and Notice for the Auburn Downtown Plan Scoping Period October 5, 2022, to October 26, 2022

Date of Issuance: October 5, 2022
Project:  Auburn Downtown Plan and Planned Action Update
Description of Proposal: The proposal is a non-project action to revise the Auburn Downtown Plan and pursue a Planned Action. 
City File No.: SEP22-0019
Proponent: City of Auburn
Location of Proposal: City of Auburn – Downtown Area
Lead Agency: City of Auburn, Auburn Washington
EIS Required: The lead agency has determined this non-project proposal is likely to have a significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is required under RCW 43.21C.030 (2)(c) and will be prepared. The lead agency has identified the following areas for potential discussion in the EIS: Land use, Transportation.
Public Comment Scoping: Agencies, affected tribes, and members of the public are invited to comment on the scope of the Auburn Downtown Plan and related project environmental impacts. You may comment on alternatives, mitigation measures, probable significant adverse impacts, and licenses or other approvals that may be required. 
Comment Period: 8:00AM (PST) October 5, 2022, to 5:00PM (PST) October 26, 2022. To submit a comment, please email the project manager at the address below or attend an upcoming public meeting.

Project Manager and Agency Contact
Josh Steiner, AICP, Senior Planner 
Auburn Downtown Plan & Planned Action EIS Scoping Comments 
Department of Community Development
1 E Main Street, 2nd Floor, Auburn, WA 98002
[email protected]

SEPA Responsible Official
Jeff Tate, Director of Community Development
[email protected]

For more information on this process, and to submit comments directly to the Auburn Downtown Plan Update team, please consider attending an upcoming public meeting or emailing the project manager. Upcoming meeting dates and times will be posted on the project website at: