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Hearing Name & File Number Description Hearing Date Decision
Johnson Private Residential Dock

SSDP2018-00482

Construction of one 420 square feet grated surface private use dock as defined by Sammamish Municipal Code (SMC) 25.02.010(29) and allowed under SMC 25.07.010. The dock will be an accessory structure to the existing single-family residence onsite. The proposed dock will be 420 square feet in size, 80’ in length. The proposed dock will be a fixed pier framed with ACZA treated fir, stringers to be 4” by 8”, joists/pile caps to be 6” by 8”. The proposal meets the City of Sammamish Shoreline Master Program (SMP) private dock dimensional standards of SMC 25.07.010-2 and SMC 25.07.050. The dock is for owner use only and does not allow rented moorage. The property associated with the proposal is in the R-4 zone and within the Shoreline Jurisdiction of Lake Sammamish which is a Shoreline of Statewide Significance. The proposal is also located within the Lake Sammamish Shoreline Residential Environment Designation.

July 17, 2019 Decision Dated:
July 19, 2019
Selitrennikoff Private Residential Dock

SSDP2018-00571

Request to construct one 479 square feet grated surface private use dock as defined by Sammamish Municipal Code (SMC) 25.02.010(29) and allowed under SMC 25.07.010. The dock will be an accessory structure to an existing single-family residence. The proposal includes the installation of two (2) 4-inch diameter galvanized steel and sixteen (16) 6-inch diameter galvanized steel support piles and a complete dock surface area of 479 square feet. Two (2) freestanding boatlifts will be installed next to the dock. The proposal meets the City of Sammamish Shoreline Master Program (SMP) private dock dimensional standards of SMC 25.07.010-2 and SMC 25.07.050. The dock is for owner use only and does not allow rented moorage. The property associated with the proposal is located in the R-4 zone and within the Shoreline Jurisdiction of Lake Sammamish which is a Shoreline of Statewide Significance. The proposal is also located within the Lake Sammamish Urban Conservancy Environment Designation. A copy of the Staff Report and Exhibits can be found here: https://spaces.hightail.com/space/7apmh7vHdu

August 09, 2019 Decision Dated:
August 22, 2019
Boatlift Installation on Existing Shared Use Dock

SSDP2018-00114 & SVAR2018-00724

The applicant requests a Shoreline Substantial Development Permit and Shoreline Variance to accommodate the installation of six (6) freestanding boatlifts on an existing shared use dock as defined by Sammamish Municipal Code (SMC) 25.02.010(29) and allowed under SMC 25.07.010. The existing shared use dock was permitted in 2015 as a shoreline exemption outlined in Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 173-27-040, and subsequently permitted for construction in 2016. The shared use dock is owned and shared by six (6) upland residential lots located west of East Lake Sammamish Parkway SE. The dock is for owner use only and does not allow rented moorage. The property associated with the proposal is located in the R-4 zone and within the Shoreline Jurisdiction of Lake Sammamish which is a Shoreline of Statewide Significance. The proposal is also located within the Lake Sammamish Shoreline Residential Environment Designation. The boatlift installation does not qualify for a shoreline exemption pursuant to WAC 173027-040(2)(a), fair market value less than $7,047.00, as the cost of the project exceeds the threshold, a Shoreline Substantial Development Permit (SSDP) is required. Pursuant to SMC 25.07.050(2)(i), new boatlifts installed between five and 15 feet of the side property line extended must be installed perpendicular to the shoreline. A Shoreline Variance was requested to allow a deviation from this requirement.

June 13, 2019 Decision Dated:
June 20, 2019
Blyth Private Residential Dock

SSDP2018-00432

Request to construct one 380 square feet private residential dock as defined by the City of Sammamish Municipal Code (SMC) 25.02.010(29) and allowed under SMC 25.07.010. The dock will be an accessory structure to a new single-family residence. The dock is 380 square feet in size, is 4’ wide, 80’ in length. The first 20’ of the dock will be a fixed pier framed with ACZA treated fir. Decking to be ThruFlow grated panels. The floating segment will be 60’ long, 4’ wide with a 6’ wide by 14’ long ell at the waterward end. The proposal meets the City of Sammamish Shoreline Master Program (SMP) private dock dimensional standards of SMC 25.07.010-2 and SMC 25.07.050. The dock is for owner use only and does not allow rented moorage. The property associated with the proposal is located in the R-4 zone and within the Shoreline Jurisdiction of Beaver Lake. The proposal is also located within the Beaver Lake Shoreline Residential Environment Designation

May 29, 2019 Decision Dated:
May 31, 2019
Brixton Homes, LLC - Murray Franklyn Co.

CVC2019-00004

Parties reached a settlement agreement which is attached as a Decision.

August 08, 2019 Decision Dated:
October 15, 2019
Stevens Private Residential Dock

SSDP2018-00268

Construction of one 480 square feet grated surface private use dock as defined by Sammamish Municipal Code (SMC) 25.02.010(29) and allowed under SMC 25.07.010. The dock will be an accessory structure to the existing single-family residence. The proposed dock will be 480 square feet in size, 4’ in width, 96’ in length, and includes a 4’ by 96’ walkway/pier with a 6’ by 20’ ell at the waterward end. The fixed pier structure will be framed with ACZA treated fir, stringer to be 4” by 8”, joists/pile caps to be 6” by 8”. The proposal meets the City of Sammamish Shoreline Master Program (SMP) private dock dimensional standards of SMC 25.07.010-2 and SMC 25.07.050. The dock is for owner use only and does not allow rented moorage. The property associated with the proposal is in the R-4 zone and within the Shoreline Jurisdiction of Lake Sammamish which is a Shoreline of Statewide Significance. The proposal is also located within the Lake Sammamish Shoreline Residential Environment Designation.

March 14, 2019 Decision Dated:
July 03, 2019
Templeman Dock - SSDP2017-00383

SSDP2017-00383

Request to constmct one 360 square foot grated surface shared use dock as defined by Sammamish Municipal Code (SMC) 25.02.010(29) and allowed under SMC 25.07.010. The dock will be owned and shared by four (4) residential lots located east of East Lake Sammamish Parkway NE. The proposal includes the installation of a shared use dock with a total length of 70' and a complete dock surface area of 360 square feet. The proposal meets the City of Sammamish Shoreline Master Program (SMP) dock dimensional standards of SMC 25.07.010-2 and SMC 25.07.050. The dock is for owner use only and does not allow rented moorage. The property associated with the proposal is located in the R-4 zone and within the Shoreline Jurisdiction of Lake Sammamish which is a Shoreline of Statewide Significance. The proposal is also located within the Lake Sammamish Shoreline Residential Environment Designation.

September 04, 2019 Decision Dated:
September 12, 2019
Parkinson Residential Dock

SSDP2019-00190

Shoreline Substantial Development Permit (SSDP) to allow the construction of a new 62-foot long, private dock for a single-family residential property on Beaver Lake, in the R-4 Zoning District. Location: 1926 W. Beaver Lake Drive SE (Parcel No.: 0224069042)

September 27, 2019 Decision Dated:
October 07, 2019
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