Sammamish Unified Development Code

ProceduresforLandUsePermitApplications,PublicNotice,HearingsandAppeals | Administration

being prepared following a determination of significance pursuant to Chapter 43.21C RCW. c. A period of no more than 90 days for an open record appeal hearing by the hearing examiner on a Type 2 land use decision, and no more than 60 days for a closed record appeal by the county council on a Type 3 land use decision appealable to the county council, except when the parties to an appeal agree to extend these time periods. d. Any period of time during which an applicant fails to post the property, if required by this chapter, following the date notice is required until an affidavit of posting is provided to the department by the applicant.

review requirements, as determined by the department, in which case the time period shall start from the date at which the revised project application is determined to be complete. 3. Permits or approvals subject to the procedures of this chapter may be denied if the applicant is unable to present satisfactory proof of ownership of the property or development site as required by SDC 21.09.010F.1.(r). 4. If the department is unable to issue its final decision within the time limits established by this section, it shall provide written notice of this fact to the project applicant. The notice shall include a statement of reasons why the time limits have not been met and an estimated date for issuance of the notice of final decision. Within 14 days of the date of such notice, a copy of the notice shall be provided to the public in the manner set forth in SDC 21.09.010H.5.

e. Any time extension mutually agreed upon by the applicant and the department.

2. The time limits established in this section shall not apply if a proposed development: a. Requires an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan or a development regulation, or modification or waiver of a development regulation as part of a demonstration project; b. Requires approval of a new fully contained community as provided in RCW 36.70A.350, master planned resort as provided in RCW 36.70A.360, or the siting of an essential public facility as provided for RCW 36.70A.200; or c. Is substantially revised by the applicant, when such revisions will result in a substantial change in a project’s

N. Semi-annual report

Beginning January 1, 2000, and continuing semi-annually thereafter, the director shall prepare a report to the City council detailing the length of time required to process applications for Type 1, 2, 3, and 4 land use decisions in the previous period, categorized both on average and by type of permit. The report shall provide commentary on department operations and identify any need for clarification of City policy or development regulations or process.

O. Citizen’s guide

The director shall issue a citizen’s guide to permit processing including making an appeal or participating in a hearing.

Effective | January 1, 2022

Title 21: Sammamish Development Code | 633

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