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Notice of Zoning Code Amendments, Request for Expedited Review, Environmental Determination, and Public Hearings

Post Date:11/19/2019 8:00 AM
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Wenatchee and Chelan County are providing joint notice of the following proposed amendments to City of Wenatchee Code:  

• Revisions to WCC 10.72.050 Nonconforming signs to amortize out billboards where not located within the jurisdiction of the Washington Scenic Vistas Act, Chapter 47.42 RCW.

The amendments were sent to the Washington State Department of Commerce, with a request for expedited review, as required by RCW 36.70A.106.  The state required notice period began on November 19, 2019 and if expedited review is granted, concludes on December 3, 2019.  

Comments on the proposed amendments should be submitted as soon as possible for consideration by city staff, the planning commission, and the city council.  Comments are accepted up to and at the public hearing.  Comments may be mailed to: 

Planning Division
City of Wenatchee
1350 McKittrick Street, Suite A 
Wenatchee, WA  98801. 

Comments may also be submitted via email to:  sneuenschwnader@wenatcheewa.gov or mparsons@wenatcheewa.gov 

Complete information and copies of the proposed amendments may be reviewed at the above listed address during normal business hours or by calling 509-888-3256. To view the draft amendments on the internet navigate to the City of Wenatchee website:  www.wenatcheewa.gov. Select “Government”, then “Community and Economic Development”, then “Current Projects”, then “Billboard Amortization”.  Persons without internet access should contact their local library branch or college for internet access.  

The City of Wenatchee has determined the proposed amendments to the City of Wenatchee Municipal Code will not have probable significant adverse impacts on the environment and have issued a determination of non-significance (DNS) in compliance with RCW 43.21C.  

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of Wenatchee Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on December 11, 2019 at 5:30 PM in the Council Chambers of Wenatchee City Hall, 301 Yakima St, 2nd Floor, Wenatchee, WA 98801 to consider the proposed amendments.  The public is invited to attend the public hearings and comment on all pertinent matters. 

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Wenatchee City Council will hold a public hearing on December 12, 2019 at 5:15 PM in the Council Chambers of Wenatchee City Hall, 301 Yakima St, 2nd Floor, Wenatchee, WA 98801 to consider the proposed amendments.  The public is invited to attend the public hearings and comment on all pertinent matters. 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need special assistance to participate in either of these hearings, please contact the Mayor’s office at (509) 888-6204 (TTY 711).  Notification 72 hours prior to the meeting will enable the City to make reasonable arrangements to ensure accessibility to the meeting (28 CFR 35.102-35.104 ADA Title 1.)

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