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CITY OF <br />DBURN <br />WASHINGTON Planning, Building, and Community Department <br />Procedures for Filing a 2007 Comprehensive Plan Text Anaenclment Application <br />APPLICATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JUNE, 15, 2007 5:00 P.M. <br />1. Who May File: Individuals, organizations, partnerships, corporations, and public agencies are <br />eligible to make application for a comprehensive plan text amendment. <br />State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA): Generally-, the City- prepares the environmental checklist <br />for comprehensive plan amendment applications. However, certain applications. because of their <br />characteristics, will require the applicant's submittal of a separate SEPA checklist. Applicants should <br />discuss with planning staff whether a separate checklist is required. Applications involving complex <br />environmental review, such as those requiring an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), may need to <br />be considered during the following year's amendment cycle. <br />3. Process/Time Frame: Following city staff review and the preparation of a staff recommendation, <br />plan amendment applications will be forwarded to the City of Auburn Planning Commission for a <br />public hearing in the fall of 2007. Following the Planning Commission public hearing and <br />recommendation, the Citv Council will consider the amendments. Final action by the Auburn Citv <br />Council typically occurs in December 2007. <br />4. Submittal Requirements: The following information shall be submitted to the Plarniing, Building, <br />and Community Department: <br />? 10 copies Master Land Use Application (One of the copies shall contain original signatures). <br />? Application Fees of $550.00 plus $775.00 for SEPA if applicable. <br />? 10 copies of a written explanation to the following statements: <br />a. Describe the proposed text amendment. indicating the exact nature of the change sought. <br />Also, if the proposal is to amend or delete existing text, please reference the <br />Comprehensive Plan chapter and page number. <br />b. Clearly describe why- the text amendment is being proposed. <br />c. Attach any additional information that supports your request (i.e. maps). <br />Additional information may be required. The applicant will be notified in writing if additional <br />information is necessan-. <br />Please note: In order to help work out potential problems before the formal submittal, the City of <br />Auburn recommends that applicants attend a pre-application meeting. <br />If you have any questions or would like to schedule a pre-application meeting please contact the Planning <br />Department at 253-931-3090. <br />Page 1 of 1 <br />AUBURN *MORE THAN YOU IMAGINED