LEGAL NOTICE OF DECISION ON REQUEST FOR AN EXCEPTION TO CITY OF TACOMA MINIMUM STORMWATER REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Requirement: Tacoma Municipal Code (“TMC”) 12.08.090.D.5 – Onsite Stormwater Management and 12.08.090.D.7 – Flow Control
Project: TEMS 3 – Emergency Micro-Shelter Site Reviewing Agency: City of Tacoma
Applicant: City of Tacoma, Neighborhood and Community Services through:
Erik Ward, P.E.
City of Tacoma, Environmental Services
326 East D Street
Tacoma, WA 98421
Proposal: The applicant is requesting an exception to the City of Tacoma Stormwater Management Manual, Minimum Requirements #5 – Onsite Stormwater Management and #7 – Flow Control for a portion of their project. The proposal would provide a lesser level of stormwater management and flow control than would be required by the 2016 City of Tacoma Stormwater Management Manual. Location: The development site is located at 602 N. Orchard ST.
Decision on Request for an Exception: APPROVED in accordance with the Exceptions procedure set forth in TMC 12.08.095. Reasons Supporting Decision. The Director is approving the applicant’s Request for an Exception to TMC 12.08.090 D.5. and TMC 12.08.090 D.7, because the applicant has demonstrated that application of the Minimum Requirement would impose a sever and unexpected hardship, the exception is not likely to increase risk to the public health and welfare, nor be injurious to other properties in the vicinity and/or downstream, or waters of the State, and the exception is least possible exception that could be granted to comply with the intent of the Minimum Requirements.
Additional Information: The Request and the Director’s Decision to grant the applicant’s Request for an Exception can be reviewed on the surface water section of the City’s website: (http://www.cityoftacoma.org/surfacewater). You may also contact Merita Trohimovich at MPollard@cityoftacoma.org for additional information.
Appeals: Any person with legal standing who reviews the Director’s Decision on Request for an Exception and wishes to contest it may do so by filing an appeal with the Hearing Examiner in accordance with TMC 12.08.678, which requires an appeal to be filed within thirty (30) days of the applicant’s receipt of the City’s Decision on Request for an Exception. IDX-912868
Publication Date: November 4, 2020