Public Notices

Below are General Planning Department notices as well as information on Planning matters currently before the Hearings Examiner, Planning Commission, Board of County Commissioners, and the Boundary Review Board.  If you have any questions regarding the information here, please call us at (509) 786-5612 or use our Contact Us form.

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Notice of Application - Optional DNS Process

Benton County has received a permit application for the following project: 

Date of permit application: April 15, 2019
Date of determination of completeness: April 19, 2019
Date of Notice of Application: April 19, 2019
Comment due date: 14 days from publication of this notice
Date of Publication of Notice of Application: April 24, 2019
 

Agency Contact:  Jerrod B. MacPherson, Benton County Planning Manager jerrod.macpherson@co.benton.wa.us (509) 786-5612

Agency File Number:  EA 2019-007

Project Description: The construction of three 172’8” x 298’3” pre-engineered metal buildings with 80 x 40 mechanical rooms to be used for onion storage. 

Project Location: 32109 E SR 14, Kennewick WA 99338, 1-34778-100-0001-000
Project Applicant: Teton West of WA LLC for Farmland Reserve Inc., 5806 N. Industrial Way, Suite B, Pasco WA 99301


 

Notice of Application - Optional DNS Process

Benton County has received a preliminary plat application and environmental checklist for the following project:

Date of permit application:     April 23, 2019
Date of determination of completeness:   April 25, 2019
Date of Notice of Application:   April 26, 2019
Comment due date:   14 days from publication of this notice
Date of Publication of Notice of Application:    May 2, 2019

Agency Contact:   Jerrod B. MacPherson, Benton County Planning Manager
jerrod.macpherson@co.benton.wa.us (509) 786-5612

Agency File Number(s):     SUB 2019-002 and EA 2019-008

Project Description: The preliminary plat of Cottonwood Creek Phase III for the subdivision of 49.23 acres into 41 lots with an average lot size of 45,163 square feet and also for the vacation of the twenty-foot drainage easement running diagonally through the parcel from Cottonwood Drive to Cottonwood Creek Blvd. 

Project Location: The site is located directly south of the Badger Mountain RV Resort between Cottonwood Drive and Cottonwood Creek Blvd. on parcel # 1-1188-302-0000-001.

Project Applicant: Badger Properties II, Kennewick WA 99338.


 

Notice of Application - Optional DNS Process

Benton County has received a permit application for the following project:

Date of permit application: May 3, 2019
Date of determination of completeness: May 3, 2019
Date of Notice of Application: May 3, 2019  
Date of Publication of Notice of Application: May 6, 2019
Comment due date: May 20, 2019

Agency Contact: Jerrod B. MacPherson, Benton County Planning Manager
jerrod.macpherson@co.benton.wa.us (509) 786-5612

Agency File Number:  EA 2019-009

Project Description: Construction of a private road and an evaluation of future residential home/accessory building placement for up to 16 existing lots/parcels in Benton County. 

Project Location:  The project is located off Badger Road in Kennewick in Section 01, Township 8 North, Range 27 east, W.M. The project site is Southwest of 95 PR between 580 PR to the North and 605 PR to the South and includes the following parcels: 101873000001000; 101873011010001; 101873011007001; 101873011007002; 101873011007003; 101873011007004; 101873011006001; 101873011006002; 101873011006003; 101873011006004; 101873011008001; 101873011008002; 101873011008003; 101873011008004; 101873011009001; and 101873011009002.

Project Applicant: 
Paul Knutzen, Knutzen Engineering
5453 Ridgeline Drive, Suite 120
Kennewick, WA 99338


 

 

 

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Cancellation of the May 14, 2019
Planning Commission Meeting 

Due to a lack of agenda items, the May 14, 2019 meeting of the Benton County Planning Commission is hereby cancelled; the next meeting is scheduled to be held on June 11, 2019 at the Planning Annex Public Hearing Room, 1002 Dudley Avenue, Prosser, WA 99350 at 6:00 p.m.


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The Board of County Commissioners at a public Hearing on May 14, 2019, reviewed the Planning Department’s recommendation for the disbanding of the Benton County Boundary Review Board.  At the conclusion of the public hearing the Board of County Commissioners made a motion to approve the disbanding of the Boundary Review Board.  The  resolution becomes effective on July 1, 2019.

 


 

NOTICE OF ADOPTION

The Board of County Commissioners of Benton County Washington did adopt on April 30, 2019, Ordinance 617 & Resolution 2019-339, Ordinance File No. OA 2019-002 amending the Benton County Code Chapter 11, Ordinances 611 and 615 relating to zoning; amending the section relating to definitions; amending the sections relating to property development standards; amending the sections relating to uses requiring a conditional use permit; and amending the section relating to solar power generator facility- major and minor.


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The Board of County Commissioners at a public Hearing on May 14, 2019, reviewed the Planning Department’s recommendation for the disbanding of the Benton County Boundary Review Board. 
 At the conclusion of the public hearing the Board of County Commissioners made a motion to approve the disbanding of the Boundary Review Board.  The  resolution becomes effective on July 1, 2019.


If needed, the BRB meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at 1002 Dudley Avenue in Prosser. 

       
       
       

       
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