Revised Notice of Development Application: Souders, February 7



File # PL19-0066

Notice is hereby given that on February 7, 2019, Alice Souders filed a critical areas variance application to reduce the standard 100 foot marine shoreline setback to 50 feet and to reduce the standard 150 buffer on a Category III wetland to 0 feet to accommodate construction of a replacement single family residence and septic system. The proposed improvements will also require a reduction of the standard 300 foot buffer of an offsite Category II wetland to approximately 30 feet. 

The proposed project is located within a portion of the property described as parcel number P65126. The site is located at 6398 West Shore Road on Guemes Island.

The full application for this proposal is on file with Skagit County Planning and Development Services (PDS), and will be reviewed under the provisions of Skagit County Code (SCC). This information is available to the public on request. Other permits that may be necessary in the development of the project but are not included in this application include: building permit, floodplain permit, septic permit.

A decision on the application will be made within 120 days of the date the application is determined to be complete pursuant to SCC 14.06.210. 

Any person desiring to comment on or to be notified of the decision on this application should notify PDS in writing within fifteen days of the date of publication of this notice. Failure to respond within the comment period could result in loss of the right to appeal. Skagit County accepts comments online only through the form at To ensure comments are received and processed properly, comments are not accepted via email.

Written comments must be received by 4:30 pm, June 14, 2019. 

Submit comments to: 

Annie Matsumoto-Grah
c/o Skagit County Planning and Development Services
1800 Continental Place
Mount Vernon, WA 98273

(360) 416-1320


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