Development Applications & Notices

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE (DNS)

Applicant(s): Town of Friday Harbor, P.O. Box 219. Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Project Name: 2019 SMP Periodic Update 

Location of Proposal: Areas within Town of Friday Harbor limits  

Description of Proposal: The non-project action is amending the 2015 Shoreline Master Program for compliance with State required changes through the 2019 Periodic Update. 

Documents Available: The SEPA Environmental Checklist and background information are available via the links below or upon request.

Agency File Number:  SEP#319 

Lead Agency: Town of Friday Harbor

Agency Contact: Ryan Ericson, ryane@fridayharbor.org, 360-378-2810 ext. 231 

SEPA Decision: The Town of Friday Harbor has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. The determination was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2). The lead agency will not act on this proposal for 30 days. Comments must be submitted to the Agency Contact no later than 4:00 p.m. on June 11, 2021.

Responsible Official: Ryan Ericson, Community Development Director

Address: 60 Second Street, PO Box 219, Friday Harbor, WA 98250

Appeal Process: An appeal of this decision may be filed in writing with the Town of Friday Harbor in accordance with Friday Harbor Municipal Code 18.04.210; no later than 4:00 p.m. on June 11, 2021. You should be prepared to make specific factual objections. 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING BEFORE THE TOWN PLANNING COMMMISION

***THIS MEETING HAS BEEN ADJOURNEDTO A SPECIAL MEETING ON APRIL 29, 2021, at 5:30 P.M.***

2019 Critical Areas Ordinance Periodic Update - Proposing an Amendment to the 1997 Critical Areas Ordinance

DESCRIPTION OF PROPOSAL: The Town of Friday Harbor is proposing to amend the 1997 Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO) for compliance with State required changes through the 2019 CAO Periodic Update. 

LOCATION OF PROPOSAL: Areas within Town of Friday Harbor limits. 

PROPONENT(S): Town of Friday Harbor, P.O. Box 219, Friday Harbor, WA 98250  

HEARING DATE AND LOCATION: The Town of Friday Harbor Planning Commission will hold a PUBLIC HEARING to review the Proponent’s request to amend the Town of Friday Harbor’s 1997 CAO at 5:30 PM on Thursday, April 29, 2021.  Copies of the Staff Report, Draft 2019 CAO Periodic Update, and SEPA documents are available for public review online at http://fridayharbor.org/2346/Development-Applications-Notices or by contacting the Town’s Community Development Department at 360-378-2810.  

Due to COVID-19, the public hearing will be held remotely utilizing an online meeting platform.  To attend the public hearing on April 29, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. go to: https://www.gotomeet.me/AmyTaylor5/town-planning-commission 

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT

DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE

Applicant(s): Town of Friday Harbor, P.O. Box 219. Friday Harbor, WA 98250


Project Name: 2019 CAO Periodic Update 

 

Location of ProposalAreas within Town of Friday Harbor limits 

 

Description of Proposal: The non-project action is amending the 1997 Critical Area Ordinance for compliance with State required changes through the 2019 Periodic Update. 

 

Documents Available: The SEPA Environmental Checklist and background information are available via the Town’s website: http://www.fridayharbor.org/2346/Development-Applications-Notices 


Agency File Number:  SEP#318 

Lead Agency: Town of Friday Harbor

Agency Contact: Ryan Ericsonryane@fridayharbor.org, 360-378-2810 ext. 231 


SEPA DecisionThe Town of Friday Harbor has determined that this proposal will not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.  The determination was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency.   An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c). This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2).  The lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days.  Comments must be submitted to the Agency Contact no later than 4:00 p.m. on April 21, 2021.


Responsible Official: Ryan Ericson, Community Development Director


Address: 60 Second Street

PO Box 219

Friday Harbor WA 98250


Appeal ProcessAn appeal of this decision may be filed in writing with the Town of Friday Harbor in accordance with Friday Harbor Municipal Code 18.04.210; no later than 4:00 p.m. on May 5, 2021. You should be prepared to make specific factual objections. 

Draft 2019 CAO Periodic Update - Strikeout/Underline Version

The strikeout/underline version (link above) contains comments on why amendments are proposed.

Draft 2019 CAO Periodic Update - Clean Version with Color Coding

The clean version (link above) contains color coding as follows: 

  • existing language = black
  • new language = red
  • moved language from another title or within the document = green
  1. Ryan Ericson

    Community Development & Planning Director

  2. Carol Holman

    Zoning Coordinator