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WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014, 06:00 PM

City Council Chambers

City Hall, 210 Lottie Street

The City of Bellingham Hearing Examiner will hold a public hearing to take testimony on the following proposals:

1. SUB2013-00030 / VAR2013-00026: Consideration of a Lot Line Adjustment and associated variance from street frontage requirements known as Northern Meadows. The variance requests to eliminate the pipestems of the associated lots and incorporate the area of the pipestems into adjacent lots. The property is located at 1700/10 Chuckanut Crest Drive (lengthy legal). Adam Morrow, Pacific Surveying and Engineering, applicant. Residential Single Land Use Designation. South Neighborhood, Area 9.

2-12-14 Staff Report - Northern Meadows.pdf2-12-14 Staff Report - Northern Meadows.pdf 2-12-14 Exhibits - Northern Meadows.pdf2-12-14 Exhibits - Northern Meadows.pdf 2-12-14 Additional Exhibit - Northern Meadows.pdf2-12-14 Additional Exhibit - Northern Meadows.pdf

2. SUB2013-00029 / PCD2013-00011 / DRC2013-00017: Kulshan Community Land Trust is proposing to develop three dwelling units through the Demonstration Program for Innovative Permanently Affordable Home ownership. The proposal includes a 50% density bonus to allow the construction of one additional unit for a total of three single-family units. The proposal includes two attached single-family units and a detached single-family unit. Subdivision of the property is proposed to place each unit on a fee simple/separate lot. The Hearing Examiner makes a recommendation to City Council for the demonstration program and if approved will ensure permanent affordability of the homes. The property is located at 2939 Lafayette Street, and legally described as Lots 9 -- 10, Block 10, Eldridge's 2nd Add to Bellingham. Kulshan Community Land Trust, applicant/owner; Dean Fearing and Erin Bren, contacts (360) 671-5600. Residential Multi, Duplex Land Use Designation. Birchwood Neighborhood, Area 14.

2-12-14 Staff Report - KCLT.pdf2-12-14 Staff Report - KCLT.pdf 2-12-14 Exhibits - KCLT.pdf2-12-14 Exhibits - KCLT.pdf

The full applications are available for viewing at the address listed below. Staff reports will be available at the Planning Department approximately one week before the hearing.

You may comment on the proposal by sending written comments to the Planning Department, City Hall, 210 Lottie Street, Bellingham, WA 98225. All written comments should be received during office hours before the hearing, or you may submit them at the hearing if you include an additional copy for the recording secretary. You may also request a copy of the Hearing Examiner’s decision and your appeal rights.

The City of Bellingham complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The hearing assistance system is now available. If you need special accommodations please call the Hearing Examiner office 752-1149 (voice) or 676-6883 (TDD) at least one day prior to the hearing.

Note: This hearing will be recorded.
Hearing Examiner 2-12-2014.mp3Hearing Examiner 2-12-2014.mp3