City Council Notice of Public Hearing  on February 23 re Extension of a Temporary Moratorium

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to Chapter 35A.63.220 of the Revised Code of Washington, the Covington City Council will a hold a public hearing for consideration of a six-month extension of the temporary moratorium on the creation, development, or expansion of self-service storage facilities, which includes, without limitation, acceptance, processing, and approval of building permit applications or land use applications for self-service storage facilities located, or proposed to be located, within the mixed commercial and general commercial zones. The public hearing will take place at the city council’s regular meeting on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. The city council meeting will be held telephonically and virtually to comply with state executive and legislative actions that indefinitely prohibit public agencies from meeting in person. This prohibition will remain in effect until the termination of the COVID 19 state of emergency, or until rescinded by gubernatorial or legislative action.

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The purpose of this public hearing is for the city council to receive comments from the public, both written and oral, regarding the proposed six-month extension of the temporary moratorium on the creation, development, or expansion of self-service storage facilities. A hard copy of the application material prepared for these amendments by city staff is available at city hall. Electronic copies are available to the public by request.

All persons desiring to comment may do so in writing to Krista Bates, City Clerk, at 16720 SE 271st Street, Suite 100, Covington, Washington, 98042 (please be sure to include your name and mailing address), or by email to kbates@covingtonwa.gov, or by testifying at the public hearing on February 23, 2021.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that agenda information will be posted by the Friday prior to the above meeting at Covington City Hall, and on the city’s web site: https://www.covingtonwa.gov/city_departments/executive/cityclerk/councilminutes.php

For further information, please contact Gina Estep, Community Development Director at gestep@covingtonwa.gov or by phone at 253-480-2441.