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SEPA DNS: Update to Critical Area Ordinance

From August 14, 2018 12:55 pm until September 06, 2018 4:00 pm
At Edmonds
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Edmonds has issued a Determination of Nonsignificance for the following project.

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: The City of Edmonds completed a comprehensive review of its critical area ordinance (CAO) as required by the Growth Management Act in May 2016 with the adoption of Ordinance No. 4026. The wetland section of the CAO (ECDC 23.50) was developed from Ecology Publication No. 10-06-002 Wetlands & CAO Updates: Guidance for Small Cities. In June 2016, Ecology issued new guidance for wetlands under Publication No. 16-06-001 Wetland Guidance for CAO Updates. The intent of this update to bring the City’s wetland regulations update with Ecology’s most recent guidance for wetlands. This update will create buffers consistent with the July 2018 amendments to Publication No. 16-06-001.


DATE DNS ISSUED: August 16, 2018


SEPA COMMENTS DUE:  August 30, 2018

APPEAL PERIOD:  You may appeal this determination by filing a written appeal citing the specific reasons for appeal with the required appeal fee no later than September 6, 2018 by 4:00 PM.

SEPA MATERIALS: The SEPA Checklist, DNS, and proposed updates are available at Search for file number AMD20180007. These materials are also available for viewing at the Planning Division – located on the second floor of City Hall: 121 5th Avenue North, Edmonds WA 98020.

CITY CONTACT: Kernen Lien, Environment Programs Manager,