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Notice of Application - Optional DNS Process

Agency File Number:  EA 2020-023/SUB 2020-007

Date of permit application: August 5, 2020
Date of determination of completeness: August 12, 2020
Date of Notice of Application: August 12, 2020
Comment due date: 14 days from publication of this notice
Date of Publication of Notice of Application: August 19, 2020

Agency Contact:  Greg Wendt, Benton County Planning Manager, (509) 786-5612

Project Description: An application for the preliminary plat of Country Acres, a subdivision of 160.25 acres into fourteen (14) lots, with an average lot size of 11.17 acres and smallest lot size of 5.14 acres. The zoning designation for the property is Rural Lands Five Acre (RL-5) Zone.

Project Location: The site is located south the KID canal, at the intersection of Country Heights Drive and Homestead Road, to be accessed at the end of Homestead Road in Section 20, Township 8 North, Range 28 East, W.M.  Parcel 120882000004000.

Project Applicant: TTAP Construction, 1313 N Young Street, Suite C, Kennewick, WA 99336

The Benton County Rural Water Supply Program went into effect on February 1, 2020. Customers wishing to apply for a new subdivision, short plat, or residential building permit for a dwelling unit within the Mitigation Area are required to participate in the Program.  

Rural Water Supply Program Affected areas Map
RWSP webpage



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The August 17, 2020 Hearings Examiner meeting is cancelled due to a lack of agenda items. The next meeting is scheduled for September 21, 2020.  



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Cancellation of the August 11, 2020 
Planning Commission Meeting

Due to the lack of Agenda items, the August 11, 2020 meeting of the Benton County Planning Commission is hereby cancelled; the next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on September 14, 2020 at the Planning Annex Public Hearing Room, 1002 Dudley Avenue, Prosser, WA 99350 at 6:00 p.m.



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