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Posted on: November 13, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Notice of Public Hearing - Serenity House Conditional Use Permit (CUP)

Public Hearing


- VIRTUAL Public Hearing for a Conditional Use Permit Application (PZ. 20-55) -

WHO:  All members of the public

WHAT: The City of Port Angeles received a development application, see application details below. Due to Governor Inslee’s Proclamations 20-25 “Stay Home – Stay Healthy”, 20-28 “Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act”, and the anticipation of extensions of these and other proclamations of the Governor restricting public gathering, the City of Port Angeles is scheduling a necessary virtual public hearing for a Conditional Use Permit (CUP) Application No. PZ 20-55 conducted by the City’s Hearing Examiner. Please see the applications details below. Application information may be requested from the Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) by emailing or by viewing the application materials online at


APPLICATION TYPE: Conditional Use Permit (CUP) with SEPA

DESCRIPTION: Expand existing homeless shelter to house up to 188 overnight guests with limited tent/vehicle camping.

APPLICANT: Serenity House of Clallam County

LOCATION: 2321 W. 18th St

ZONE: Residential Medium Density (RMD)





WHEN: December 16, 2020, 2:30 PM. PST

Link to Project Information*:

(*The Staff Report will be uploaded no later than 12/9/2020)

Learn About Accessing This Live Meeting:

Toll Free Phone Number for Audio Only*: 1-844-992-4726 Access Code:  126 216 5887

(*Audio Only Testimony for those without internet access: Instructions will be given during meeting)

HOW TO COMMENT: Interested parties are encouraged to comment on the proposal and may request a copy of the decision once it’s been made and any appeal rights. Any interested parties may submit written comment during the 14-day public comment period.  The Hearing Examiner decision will be made based on the Staff Report, record, and written public comment and verbal testimony, within 120 days of the date of completeness determination. Any appeal of this decision shall be filed within 21 days after the date of decision. 

HEARING PARTICIPATION: The Audio Only and Live Hearing function will be available 30 minutes prior to the meeting. If you are unable to attend the hearing, or unable to deliver audio public testimony during the public hearing as described above, you may submit your written public testimony in advance of the hearing to for the Hearing Examiner’s consideration (all public testimony must be received prior to the hearing date of 12/16/20).

STATE ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY ACT: It is expected that a Determination of Nonsignificance will be issued for the project. This comment period will be the only time to comment on the environmental impacts of the proposed project, per WAC 197-11-340. The optional DNS process in WAC 197-11-355 is being used. Written comment must be submitted to the Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED), no later than November 27, 2020. 


For additional information please contact: Emma Bolin, Community Development Manager at (360) 417-4752

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