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Posted on: January 4, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Public Hearing: Variance No. 21-52

Public Hearing


- Public Comment Period for Variance and Environmentally Sensitive Area Permit Applications and Associated SEPA Checklist (PZ. 21-52 and 21-56) -

WHO: All property owners within 300 feet of the proposed action are provided notice directly by mail. The notice is mailed to the name/address listed as one of the vicinity property owners by Clallam County Assessor’s Office. Stakeholders and all community members are provided notice indirectly in the Peninsula Daily News, the City’s website, at the proposal’s location, and at City Hall (321 East 5th Street).

WHAT: The City of Port Angeles received a development application, see application details below. Due to Governor Inslee’s Proclamations 20-25 “Stay Home – Stay Healthy”, 20-28 “Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act”, and the anticipation of extensions of these and other proclamations of the Governor restricting public gathering, the City of Port Angeles will schedule a necessary virtual public hearing for a Variance (VAR) Permit Application No. PZ 21-52 conducted by the City’s Hearing Examiner. on a date yet to be determined. Application information may be requested from the Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) by emailing or by viewing the application materials online at



DESCRIPTION:  Construction of a single-family residence outside the rear property setback due to the location of a steep slope on the property

APPLICANT: Matthew Bailey

LOCATION: 214 E Front Street




SEPA COMMENT PERIOD CLOSE: Closed on 10/27/2021


WHEN: January 27, 2022 @ 10:00 AM PST

Link to Project Information*:

(*The Staff Report will be uploaded no later than 01/14/2021)

Learn About This Live Meeting:

Toll Free Phone Number for Audio Only*: 1-844-992-4726 Access Code:  2551 156 5398

(*Audio Only Testimony for those without internet access: Instructions will be given during meeting)

HOW TO COMMENT: Interested parties are encouraged to comment on the proposal and may request a copy of the decision once it’s been made and any appeal rights. Any interested parties may submit written comment during the 14-day public comment period.  The Hearing Examiner decision will be made within 10 business days following the hearing. The decision will be made based on the Staff Report, record, and written public comment and verbal testimony. Any appeal of this decision shall be filed within 21 days after the date of decision. 

HEARING PARTICIPATION: The Audio Only and Live Hearing function will be available 30 minutes prior to the meeting. If you are unable to attend the hearing, or unable to deliver audio public testimony during the public hearing as described above, you may submit your written public testimony in advance of the hearing to for the Hearing Examiner’s consideration (all written public testimony must be received prior to the hearing date of (01/27/21).

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT: It is expected that a Determination of Non-Significance will be issued for the project. The comment period closed on 10/27/2021, per WAC 197-11-340. The optional DNS process in WAC 197-11-355 is being used. 


For additional information please contact: Ben Braudrick, Associate Planner at (360) 417-4804 or

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