• CITY OF NEWCASTLE

CITY OF NEWCASTLE
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING


Application File: City of Newcastle Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Text Amendment to amend downtown zones and regulations
Application File Number: COMP17-001, ZONE17-001, SEPA17-005
Applicant: City of Newcastle
Date and Location of Public Hearing: September 27, 2017at Planning Commission meeting, 7:00 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers
Date and Location of Public Hearing: To be determined, at City Council meeting, 7:00 PM in the City Hall Council Chambers
Newcastle City Hall is located at 12835 Newcastle Way Suite 200, Newcastle, WA 98056.
Project Location: City Wide
Project Description: Proposed amendment to the City of Newcastles Comprehensive Plan to adopt the Newcastle Downtown Strategic Plan and amend zoning for the Downtown zones within the City, and amend Newcastles Municipal Code to update the zoning and land use regulations specific to the Downtown to be consistent with and comply with the vision and goals of Newcastles Downtown Strategic Plan. This proposal also includes amending Comprehensive Plan maps as required.
Comments may be submitted or at the public hearing to: Thara Johnson, Senior Planner at the City Hall address above.
All interested persons may appear and provide input at the public hearing.
Environmental Review: The City of Newcastle has reviewed the proposed project for probable adverse environmental impacts. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This finding is made pursuant to RCW 43.21C, NMC 14.05 and WAC 197-11 after reviewing a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. The responsible official finds this information reasonably sufficient to evaluate the environmental impact of this proposal. This information is available to the public on request. The City issued a DNS pursuant to WAC 197-11-340, on May 8, 2017. The City received no comments during the 14 day comment period which ended on May 22, 2017 and no appeals during the appeal period which ended on June 5, 2017.
Any person wishing a copy of the proposed code amendments or additional information (at no cost) should contact Thara Johnson prior to the public hearing date. NOTE: If you require this material in Braille, audiocassette, or large print, please call (425) 649-4444.
PostedSeptember 12, 2017