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*PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE - SPECIAL MEETING - Planning Commission

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Chelan County Planning Commission will be conducting a public hearing on June 17, 2020 at a special time of 5:00 P.M. via Zoom web-based meeting with regards toTitle 14 in relating to Short-term Rentals. Login information will be posted on the Chelan County Community Development website at: https://www.co.chelan.wa.us/community-development/pages/planning-commission. For more information, please contact RJ Lott, Planner, at rj.lott@co.chelan.wa.us or 509-667-6515.

Any person may join in the web-based public hearing and present testimony orally or in writing. Written submissions will be accepted up to the close of the public hearing. Comments may be mailed or personally delivered at the address listed below.

Copies of the proposed amendments may be reviewed at the Chelan County Department of Community Development, 316 Washington Street, Suite 301, WA 98801, during normal business hours or by calling (509) 667-6225, or on the website by clicking here.

* Notice of Public Hearing ZTA 2020-005 - Limited Text Amendments and Text Amendments to Chelan County Code Chapter 3.2 Flood Hazard Development - Scheduled for June 2, 2020 at 10:00 and 10:30 AM. Hearing will take place via Zoom videos conference. *Link provided on the Commissioner's webpage to join in the hearing.
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Text Amendments to Chelan County Code Chapter 3.2 Flood Hazard Development (Click below for details)

* Draft Short Term Rental Code - by Berk Consulting
Draft STR Code

* Notice of Public Hearing CPA 2020-002 - Proposed amendment to the Comprehensive Plan Capital Facilities Element to update the new Six Year Capital Improvement Plan for year 2020-2025
Public Hearing Scheduled for: April 14, 2020 at 10:15am at the Chelan County Administration Building, located at 400 Douglas Street, Wenatchee, WA
NOH CPA 2020-002

* Chelan County Commissioners Open Letter to Vacation Renal Professionals
Chelan County Commissioners Opern Letter

*Stairs waterward of the OHWM in Lake Chelan
Public Notice - Interpretation NO. 20-003

*Interim Director, Deanna Walter, rescinds AI 2019-001
Rescission of 2019-001

*Interpretation NO. 2019-001 - Repair of Noncomforming Structures
Interprepration 2019-001

*Interpretation NO. 2019-002 - Common Line Measurement
Interprepration 2019-002

*Interpretation NO. 2019-003 - Use of Appendix G of the Shoreline Master Program
 Interprepration 2019-003

*Interpretation NO. 2019-004 - Federal Projects and Land
Interprepration 2019-004

*Interpretation NO. 2019-005 - Buffer Modification Tools
Interprepration 2019-005

*Interpretation NO. 2020-001 - Table 5.14a Dimensional/Construction Standards for Docks
Interprepration 2020-001

*Interpretation NO. 2020-002 - Review Process for Trails, Ramps, and Stairs within Shorline
Interprepration 2020-002

*Notice of Amended Application - Mission Ridge
Project File No.: 6865 Forest Ridge Drive, Wenatchee, WA 98801; and identified by Assessor's Parcel Numbers: 21-20-19-000-000 and 21-20-30-100-050
Applicant/Owner: Clay White, Director of Planning, LDC, Inc.
Original Application Complete Date:  April 23, 2018, with additional information submitted through January 21, 2020
Notice of Application Date: February 28, 2020

 

Project Background: A Master Planned Resort and Development Agreement was received by Chelan County on April 23, 2018 and deemed complete on June 29, 2018. Chelan County issued a notice of application for the project on September 19, 2018. After a 30-day comment period, comments were collected and forwarded to the applicant. Subsequently, the applicant submitted a Traffic Impact Analysis (TIA) on March 1, 2019. An amended application was submitted on January 21, 2020. A complete outline of the modifications made to the existing application, including comparison tables for each of the project elements, may be viewed on the County website noted below.

Amended Project Description: An amended application for a Master Planned Resort expansion to the existing Mission Ridge Planned Development (file ZC-366 approved through Resolution 87-77, as modified by Resolutions 88-104 and 95-152) to provide 621 condominiums, townhouses and duplexes, 275 single-family dwellings, 110,000 square feet of commercial spaces, a 57 room lodge facility, 80 employee housing units and all associated infrastructure developed through five phases over a 20-year time frame. The application also includes a request for a Development Agreement; all development standards are expected to be formalized through a Development Agreement pursuant to Chelan County Code Chapter 14.18. The applicant has not requested land division (long or short plat) at this time.

The development includes a new access road, internal roads, ski trails and lifts. Water is proposed through private existing Class A water system. Wastewater is proposed to be managed through community and private septic systems. Power is anticipated to be provided through the Chelan County PUD No. 1. The site contains Geologically Hazardous Areas, Habitat/Riparian Areas, Streams and wetlands.

The subject property is within the Rural Residential/Resource 20 (RR20) and Commercial Forest Lands (FC) zoning districts.

Environmental Documents: The applicant has provided a Cultural Resource Study, an Aquatics, Wildlife and Botany Report, a Geologic Hazards Report, a Hydrology Memo, an Economic Significance Report, and a Traffic Impact Analysis.

SEPA Review: An updated SEPA checklist has been submitted to Chelan County on January 21, 2020. This SEPA Checklist will have a 30-day comment period. Comments on the proposal will be used to prepare an environmental threshold determination which will then be issued for additional comments.

Other Known Permits Required: USFS Special Use Permit, Department of Ecology Permit for a Construction Stormwater General Permit, Department of Health for a change to the Group A water permit; Chelan-Douglas Health District septic and Large On-site Sewage System permits, Public Works access and development permits, permits associated with the reservoir, including a Chelan County Conditional Use Permit, permits associated with riparian or wetland buffer reductions, when applicable, permits associated with future subdivision, and commercial and residential Chelan County building permits.

Public Review and Comment Period: PUBLIC COMMENT ON THIS PROPOSAL IS ENCOURAGED, and no action will be taken on the project until the Agency comment period ends on March 30, 2020 at 5pm. Existing comments and any new comments received on the proposal will be used to prepare an environmental threshold determination which will then be issued for additional comments. Agencies, tribes, and the public are encouraged to review and comment on the amended project application. Public comments will be accepted at any time prior to the close of the public record on project permits. Chelan County welcomes written public comment on all proposed land use actions. Comments must include your name, current address, and should be as specific as possible. Any person has the right to receive notice, participate in any hearings, request a copy of the final decision and appeal the decision as provided by law. All comments received as part of the previous comment period are a part of the project record and all commenters are parties of record. Written or emailed comments must be submitted to the Department of Community Development, 316 Washington St., Suite 301 Wenatchee, WA 98801; Attention: RJ Lott, Planning Manager or email RJ.Lott@co.chelan.wa.us for additional information or to review application materials.

Application materials are available on the Chelan County Community Development website: www.co.chelan.wa.us/community-development/pages/current-planning

The complete case file on this matter is available for review during normal business hours at the offices of the Chelan County Community Development Department located at 316 Washington St., Suite 301 Wenatchee, WA 98801 Monday-Thursday between the hours of 8:00 A.M. and 5:00 P.M. and Friday between the hours of 8:00 A.M to 12 P.M. Please contact the on-call planner at (509) 667-6224 to arrange an inspection of the file.

Posted: 03/26/2020 01:14 PM
Last Updated: 06/24/2020 09:51 AM

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