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DATE:                                                May 25, 2021

TO:                                                     Public

FROM:                                                City of Union Gap, Public Works and Community Development

APPLICANT:                                      City of Union Gap

SUBJECT:                                          Public Hearing with Hearing Examiner

FILE NO.:                                           Shoreline Master Program Periodic Review 2021


Shoreline Master Program Periodic Review 2021. There is no actual construction proposed at this time. Authority for the periodic review is based on Washington’s Shoreline management Act (Ch. 90.58 RCW) and related rules. These amendments were developed by the City to comply with WAC 173-26-090, which requires all local governments to review their SMPs on an eight-year schedule set in state law and revise it if necessary. The review ensures the SMP keeps up with changes in state laws, changes in other local jurisdictions plans and regulations, and other changed circumstances.

LOCATION OF PROPOSAL, INCLUDING STREET ADDRESS, IF ANY:   The proposal contains amendments to the Union Gap Municipal Code Shoreline Master Program to ensure compliance with changes in state law as required by the State of Washington and would affect various locations throughout the City.  Details on the specific amendments to be made to the City SMP will be made available at the website identified below:


The lead agency for this proposal has determined that it does not have a probable significant adverse impact on the environment.  An Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) is not required under RCW 43.21C.030(2)(c).  This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on request.


On May 25, 2021 commencing at 10:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, the Union Gap Hearing Examiner will conduct an open record public hearing to consider the above application. The hearing will be conducted virtually via Zoom.

To attend telephonically dial the number below, enter the Meeting ID number followed by the # sign, and enter the Passcode followed by the # sign:

Phone Number:                                    1 253 215 8782

Meeting ID:                                          843 6882 8838

Passcode:                                             074934

To attend from your computer, tablet or smartphone go to:


Agencies, tribes and the public are encouraged to review and comment on the proposed project and its probable impacts. Please provide your comments at the open record hearing or send your written comments to be included in the record prior to the hearing to the address below:

            City of Union Gap

            Public Works and Community Development

            P.O. Box 3008

            Union Gap, WA 98903-0008

Or email your comments and documents to by May 24, 2021 to be included in the staff report to the Hearing Examiner. You may also provide verbal comment at the public hearing.

The file containing the complete application is available for public review at the City of Union Gap Public Works and Community Development Department. If you have any questions on this proposal please contact the City at (509) 575-3638 or by email at

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