Patrick Robinson
Longfellow Creek, which runs literally under driveways swells rapidly in heavy rains. A public meeting on a land use plan that might lead to as many as six homes being built across the street on 24th S.W. will happen March 20 at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center on Delridge Way. S.W.

REMINDER: Public meeting on proposed land use on 24th S.W. is tonight March 20

A plan to subdivide and develop a plot of land on 24th S.W. led to a neighborhood protest over concerns related to flooding and potential damage to the salmon watershed.

A public meeting, which the land owner and neighbors have said they will both attend is set for tonight, March 20 at 7pm at the Youngstown Cultural Arts Center at 4408 Delridge Way S.W.

Listed with DPD as Project Number 3013981 the proposed subdivision on which owner Nick Antonie has said he would like to see six houses built, is in a zone labeled as flood prone, as a riparian corridor (meaning is it near in this case Longfellow Creek) and while it is regarded as single family, it's also a salmon watershed.

DPD describes the land use application this way:

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: Land Use Application to subdivide two parcels into eight parcels of land in an environmentally critical area. Proposed parcel sizes are: A) 5,017 sq. ft., B) 5,009 sq. ft., C) 5,009 sq. ft., D) 5,033 sq. ft., E) 5,033 sq. ft., F) 5,040 sq. ft., G) 6,533 sq. ft., and H) 5,625 sq. ft.
The project requires the following approvals:
 Short subdivision to create eight parcels of land
 SEPA environmental determination

A copy of the plans and other application materials are available at the DPD Public Resource Center: 700 5th Avenue, Suite 2000 (206) 684-8467. The Public Resource Center is open 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and 10:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

Written and/or oral comments may be submitted at the meeting.
This facility is accessible. Print and communication access available on request. Please contact the Public Resource Center (206) 684-8467 as soon as possible to request accommodation for a disability.

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