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University Place SMP: Periodic Review

The City of University Place and Ecology are holding a joint public comment period and public hearing on University Place's Shoreline Master Program.

  • Public comment period opens May 6, 2018, and culminates with a public hearing at 7 p.m. on June 6, 2018, at University Place Town Hall, where comments may also be given.

The City of University Place and the Department of Ecology seek public comments on University Place's required periodic review of its Shoreline Master Program using the optional joint review process under WAC 173-26-104.

The city's Shoreline Master Program (SMP) periodic review proposes to make minor changes to provisions regarding the substantial development cost threshold, several definitions, permit filing, local review procedures, and nonconforming use and development.

Joint public comment period

Opens: May 6, 2018
Closes: June 6, 2018

Joint public hearing

June 6, 2018, at 7 p.m.
University Place Town Hall
3715 Bridgeport Way W.
University Place, Wash. 98466

All interested parties are invited to provide comment during this joint public comment period. There are several ways to provide comments. You only need to submit you comments once.

Submit comments:

University Place Planning Commission
City of University Place
3715 Bridgeport Way W.
University Place, Wash. 98466
Staff Contact: Jeff Boers
jboers@cityofup.com
253-460-5410

Comments must be received on June 6, 2018, by mail or submitted at the 7 p.m. public hearing.

Documents for joint public review and comment

www.cityofup.com/shoreline-master-program-periodic-review

Paper copies are available for review by appointment only at the following locations:

Washington Department of Ecology
Southwest Regional Office
300 Desmond Drive
Lacey, Wash. 98503
Staff contact: Michelle McConnell
michelle.mcconnell@ecy.wa.gov
360-407-6349

University Place City Hall
3715 Bridgeport Way W.
University Place, Wash. 98466
Staff Contact: Jeff Boers
jboers@cityofup.com
253-460-5410

Next Steps: Response to public comment and decision

The City of University Place will prepare a summary of comments. Their response will be posted on our website a few weeks after the comment period closes. We will also post our response to comments and notice of our decision when they become available. Please check back.