Shoreline Substantial Development Application to allow improvements to existing container cargo facility (Terminal 5). Project includes removal and replacement of portions of pier structure, including crane rails, decking and piling, dredging of 48,000 cu. yds. of sediment, and under pier slope stabilization. Project also includes installation of an electrical substation and utility upgrades. Environmental Impact Statement has been prepared by the Port of Seattle.
The project includes a Shoreline Conditional Use Permit authorizing installation of a sheet pile wall waterward of the ordinary high water mark at a depth between -47 and -53 (MLLW).
Attachments: View SDCI Decision, View DOE Decision
Contact: Paul Meyer, (206) 728-3000
Planner: Benjamin Perkowski, (206) 684-0347
On April 13, 2017, DOE issued their decision to approve the Shoreline Conditional Use allowing installation of a sheet pile wall.
On April 3, 2017, the Seattle Department of Construction and Inspections (SDCI) issued notice of their decision to conditionally grant a shoreline substantial development permit to allow improvements to a marine cargo terminal in the Urban Industrial Shoreline Environment. (The conditions are called out in the decision document.) The SDCI decision also imposes conditions pursuant to 25.05.660 on the project.
Both the DOE and SDCI decisions are appealable to the Washington State Shoreline’s Hearing Board. Pursuant to RCW 90.58.140, the deadline to file an appeal is 21 days from April 13, 2017. Instructions on how to file an appeal may be found at the Shorelines Hearing Board website or SDCI TIP #232.