19.09.040 Type II administrative review of applications.
(1) Type II administrative review shall be used when the proposed development is subject to objective and subjective standards that require the exercise of limited discretion about nontechnical issues and about which there may be limited public interest. The proposed development may or may not be subject to SEPA review. This type of review includes, but is not limited to, the following:
(a) Short subdivisions;
(b) Binding site plans; and
(c) Multifamily, commercial, industrial and/or office building permits that are subject to environmental review pursuant to ECMC Title 18 and the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA).
(2) The review procedure under Type II administrative review includes the following:
(a) If the proposed development is subject to the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), the threshold determination may be made concurrent with the public comment period required in the notice of application, pursuant to the provisions of WAC 197-11-355, Optional DNS, and Chapter 16.05 ECMC.
(b) The city may approve, approve with conditions, or deny the application after the date the application is accepted as complete, and upon completion of the public comment period and the comment period required by SEPA, if applicable. The decision of the city is final unless an administrative appeal process is provided for in this or any other title within this code. The city shall mail the notice of decision to the applicant and all parties of record. The decision shall be issued pursuant to ECMC 19.09.090, Notice of final decision. (Ord. 436 § 1, 2010)