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Posted on: April 18, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Application, Public Hearing and Request for Comment


Amanda Whitehead with Knutzen Engineering has applied for a Conditional Use Permit for a daycare and private elementary school. The proposed project site is located on Bombing Range Road and is currently unaddressed (Parcel # 108983020209000). The site is zoned medium density residential (RM-10) in which daycares and private elementary schools are allowed as conditional uses.


The proposal is subject to environmental review. The West Richland Community Development Department is the lead agency for the proposal under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) and reviewed the proposed action for probable adverse environmental impacts and is likely to issue a mitigated determination of non-significance (DNS) for this proposal and opened the comment period for this proposal on April 6, 2022. The comment period for the SEPA concludes at 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. The environmental checklists and related file information are available to the public at the Community Development Department.


You may provide written comments on the proposed Conditional Use Permit. Send written comments to the Community Development Department at 3100 Belmont Blvd., Suite 104, West Richland, WA 99353. The comment period for this conditional use permit application concludes at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Written comments must be received by 5:00 p.m., April 27, 2022 in order to be included in the staff report to the Planning Commission. Comments received after April 27, 2022 will be read during the Planning Commission meeting.


In accordance with West Richland Municipal Code, Sections 17.66, 14.02 and 14.05, an open record public hearing to consider the Conditional Use Permit will be held before the West Richland Planning Commission on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. Due to the global pandemic, the meeting will be held remotely. The online meeting link and call-in phone number will become available one week before the meeting on the City’s website at, or by emailing the Planner. All interested parties are invited to attend and participate in the hearing. At the hearing, comments may be made verbally or in writing. The decision of the Planning Commission is final unless appealed within 10 days of their decision to the City Council.


The application and other information on file may be examined at the Community Development Department. If you wish to obtain notice of the final decision on the Conditional Use Permit, you will need to contact the Community Development Department with your name and address. The staff contact for this project is Elisha Ransom, Associate Planner, at (509) 967-5902.


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