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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 12, 2014, 06:00 PM

City Council Chambers

City Hall, 210 Lottie Street

NOTE: This hearing will be held in the Mayor's Board Room, Second Floor, City Hall

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

1. CUP2013-00004 / CAP2013-00073: Request for a Conditional Use Permit to construct a 6,098 square foot addition to an existing 4,191 square foot single-family residence. This would result in a single-family residence with a total floor area of approximately 10,289 square feet, on an approximately 3.5 acre lot (147,495 square feet). A Critical Areas Permit application has also been submitted for the project because the property contains an active bald eagle nest and geohazards. The CAP will be decided by the PCDD Director. The property is located at 120 Hawthorn Road (lengthy legal). Terry Brown, Zervas Group, applicant; Craig Allen and Karen Reid-Allen, owners. Residential Single, Detached Land Use Designation. Edgemoor Neighborhood, Area 4.

3-12-14 Staff Report #1.pdf3-12-14 Staff Report #1.pdf 3-12-14 Exhibits #1.pdf3-12-14 Exhibits #1.pdf

2. VAR2013-00031: Request for a variance from street frontage improvement requirements along the south side of Telegraph Road abutting the subject properties. Development of three-quarters of a full standard street is required. Applicant is proposing a reconfigured drive lane, five-foot wide bike land and thickened asphalt edge (no curb, gutter and sidewalk). The property is located at 341 Telegraph Road (lengthy legal). Affinity at Billings, LLC, applicant/owner; Robert Ketner, contact person (509) 321-3204. Commercial, Planned Land Use Designation. Meridian Neighborhood, Area 11.

3-12-14 Staff Report #2.pdf3-12-14 Staff Report #2.pdf 3-12-14 Exhibits #2.pdf3-12-14 Exhibits #2.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.