Planning and Land Use Public Notices


Description of proposal: Non-project proposal to amend Lake Forest Park Municipal Code (LFPMC) Chapter 18.34.020 to clarify that food and alcohol consumption is allowed on-premises on those properties that have the Neighborhood Business (BN) zoning designation.

File number: 2017-SEPA-0005

Proponent: City of Lake Forest Park

Location of proposal, including street address, if any: This is a non-project action. The proposed amendment would apply to all properties zoned for Neighborhood Business within the city limits of Lake Forest Park.

Lead Agency: City of Lake Forest Park, 17425 Ballinger Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA  98155

The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it 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 lead agency. Information related to this decision is available to the public upon request.

Public Hearing: The City Council will hold a public hearing on these amendments on December 14, 2017 at 7:00pm in City Hall (17425 Ballinger Way NE).

This DNS is issued under WAC 197-11-340. The lead agency will not act on this proposal until the comment and appeal periods have expired. Comments on this determination must be submitted by December 1, 2017.

Responsible official: Steve Bennett  Position/Title: Planning Director

Address: 17425 Ballinger Way NE, Lake Forest Park, and WA 98155

Date:  November 17, 2017                 Signature:_____on file_______                                                   

Additional Information: You may appeal this determination to Evelyn Jahed, City Clerk, at 17425 Ballinger Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155, no later than December 8, 2017 by written appeal and $500 filing fee. You should be prepared to make specific factual objections. Contact Ande Flower to ask about the procedures for SEPA appeals.


File Numbers: 2017-SSD-0002

Public Hearing Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 1:30 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall

Proponent: Evan Wehr as representative of Ecco Design Inc., on behalf of  Sukhjiwan & Ranjiv Hayre and Robert DeFreitas

Location of Proposal: 

Hayre property:
16116  Beach Dr NE  
Lake Forest Park, WA 98155  
parcel # 7738500260 

DeFreitas property:
16202 Beach Dr NE  
Lake Forest Park, WA  98155  
parcel # 7738500255

Description of proposal: To modify an existing joint-use pier with construction of a new ell; replacement of ten existing pier piles; and replacement of two boat lifts. Applicant will replace existing wooden decking with grated decking, plant shoreline vegetation, and remove three existing wood piles which are no longer in use.

Public Comment: Public comments are accepted through the close of the public hearing. Interested parties may comment on this proposal by submitting written comments to Lake Forest Park Planning and Building Department, 17425 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155 or via email to through the close of the public hearing on this proposal.

Public Hearing Date: The hearing date for reviewing this proposal is scheduled for Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 1:30 pm in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 17425 Ballinger Way NE, Lake Forest Park, WA  98155

Environmental Review: The City of Lake Forest Park has reviewed the proposed project for probable adverse environmental impacts and has issue a determination of non-significance (DNS) for this project. The optional DNS process (WAC 197-11-355) has been used. Since the Notice of Application was combined with the optional SEPA determination, the comment periods were running in tandem. 

Additional information may be obtained by contacting the Lake Forest Park Planning Department at (206) 368-5440. Materials related to this proposal may be reviewed at City Hall Monday - Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Contact Steve Bennett, Planning Director, if you prefer to make an appointment to review the materials with a planner’s assistance.

Notice Date: 10/10/2017

Hearing Exhibits:

Exhibit #
Number of

Exhibit 1
Staff Report
Exhibit 2
2017-SDP-0002 Application
Exhibit 3
Comprehensive Plan Designation
Exhibit 4
Zoning map
Exhibit 5
Applicant drawings and planting plan
Exhibit 6
JARPA Form submitted by applicants
Exhibit 7
Public Notices and affidavits
Exhibit 8
SEPA Checklist and determination
Exhibit 9
Comment Letter
If you have any questions about this page or you are looking for documents associated with a previous notice, please Email Lauren Hoerr, Assistant Planner.