129768 SEPA-24-009 SEPA #: SEPA-24-009 DETERMINATION OF NONSIGNIFICANCE Description of proposal: UGB amendment and Rezone Request for the Newaukum Ventures properties. Newaukum Ventures seeks an amendment to the City of Chehalis Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Map to include the Chehalis Westlund-Enbody properties within the Urban Growth Area (UGA), as expanded by Lewis County Ordinance 1337. The request includes a proposed zoning designation of MRC - Mixed Residential/Commercial for the subject properties. Proponent: Newaukum Ventures, LLC C/O JSA Civil, LLC Brandon Johnson, PE 111 Tumwater Blvd SE, Suite C210 Tumwater, WA 98501 360-515-9600 Location of proposal: The proposal requests expansion of the City of Chehalis the UGA mapping and zoning assignment of MRC for the following tax parcels: 017880001003: Section 14, Township 13N, Range 02W: +/- 124.91 Acres 017880001001: Section 14, Township 13N, Range 02W: +/- 0.71 Acres 017880001002: Section 14, Township 13N, Range 02W: +/- 1.94 Acres 012846003006: Section 13, Township 13N, Range 02W: +/- 6.29 Acres 017846001006: Section 13, Township 13N, Range 02W: +/- 63.08 Acres 017846001005: Section 13, Township 13N, Range 02W: +/- 1.02 Acres Lead agency: City of Chehalis The Chehalis Building and Planning Department has determined that this proposal does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment. An environmental impact statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030 (2)(c). This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the City. This information is available to the public on request. This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340(2); the lead agency will not act on this proposal for 14 days from the date below. Comments and appeals must be submitted by 4 PM on May 6, 2024. Responsible Official: Todd Johnson, TRJ Planning Inc. Position/title: Planner, City of Chehalis Phone: (360) 345.2229 Address: 1321 S. Market Blvd., Chehalis, WA 98532 You may appeal this determination to City of Chehalis - Building and Planning Department, 1321 S. Market Blvd., Chehalis, WA 98532. You should be prepared to make specific factual objections. All substantive appeals must be filed with City of Chehalis in writing with a $500 fee plus the cost of the hearing examiner submitted by 4:00 PM on May 6, 2024. Published: The Chronicle April 20, 2024

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