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Current public notices


Island Center Forest Bypass Thin

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for 45.4 acres of commercial tree harvesting in Island Center Forest. This project will support forest stewardship in line with the property’s working forest designation. Comments will be accepted until 4:30pm on June 4, 2024. You can submit comments to kcparks.sepa@kingcounty.gov or via telephone at (206) 477-7372. Please reference “Island Center Forest Bypass Thin” in the subject line. Please see the DNS for additional information.

SEPA DNS
SEPA Checklist

Supporting Documents:

Island Center Forest Site Management Guidelines (April 2006, King County Parks)

Island Center Forest Site Management Guidelines Update (November 2017, Stewardship Forestry and Science)

Past public notices

Green River Trail North Extension

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for improving, reconfiguring, and extending the Green River Trail. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on April 9, 2024. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA DNS
SEPA Checklist
Vicinity Map

For additional project information, please visit the Green River Trail North Extension Capital Project page.

 

Dockton Moorage Renovation

King County Parks and Recreation Division is providing a State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) checklist addendum for your information on the Dockton Moorage Renovation. There is no comment period associated with this checklist addendum; however, to request additional information or ask us a question you can contact us via kcparks.sepa@kingcounty.gov or at 206-477-4527

SEPA Addendum

Updated Vicinity Map 

Original SEPA notice: King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for repair and rehabilitation of the moorage and dock at Dockton Park. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on May 21, 2020. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Vicinity Map

For additional project information, please visit the Parks Capital Improvements page.


Green to Cedars Rivers South Interim Trail Segment A

November 2023 updateLKing County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Green to Cedars Rivers South Interim Trail Segment A. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on December 5, 2023. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments. The following documents are available related to this proposal:

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Vicinity Map

Design Plan Set

Critical Area Report

Geotechnical Memo

Stormwater Memo


Upper Bear Creek House Demolition and Site Restoration

King County Parks is issuing a Mitigated Determination of Non-Significance (MDNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Upper Bear Creek House Demolition and Site Restoration. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on October 12, 2023. Please see the MDNS for instructions on how to submit comments. The following documents are available related to this proposal:

SEPA MDNS
SEPA Checklist
Project Design Plans
Cultural Resources Assessment (redacted)


Taylor Mountain Forest: Trail and Forestry Projects

King County Parks is issuing two Determinations of Non-Significance (DNSs) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for two different projects in Taylor Mountain Forest. Comments on both projects will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on September 22, 2023. Please see each DNS for instructions on how to submit comments. The two projects include:

1. Taylor Mountain Forest Sustainable Trail System Improvements
Develop four miles of new backcountry trails, nine trail bridges, and up to eight additional surface water crossings.

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Trail System Maps and Design Plans

2. Taylor Mountain Forest West Carey Forestry Project
Hardwood tree harvest and conifer replanting on 98 acres to increase forest diversity and overall climate resilience.

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Forestry Unit Site Maps

The following documents are also applicable to both projects.

Taylor Mountain Forest – Forest Stewardship Plan (August 2003)

Taylor Mountain Public Use Plan and Trails Assessment (October 2004)

Taylor Mountain Forest Stewardship Plan 10-Year Update (2015)

 


Marymoor Park Gateway Trail

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Marymoor Park Gateway Trail project. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on September 22, 2023. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments. The following documents are available related to this proposal:

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Project Overview Site Plan

Geotechnical Data Report

Technical Information Report

Wetland Delineation MemoOrdinance to Amend King County Code Governing Park Rules (Title 7) (the “Parks Rules Ordinance”)

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Ordinance to Amend King County Code Governing Park Rules (Title 7) (the “Parks Rules Ordinance”). Proposed changes include providing fee waivers/scholarships for facility rentals, rules for allowing electric bicycles on Regional Trails, and more. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on July 19, 2023. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments. The following documents are available related to this proposal:

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Public Review Draft of Proposed Ordinance Language


Marymoor Park Stormwater Facility Improvement

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Marymoor Park Stormwater Facility Improvement project. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on December 22, 2022. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments. The following documents are available related to this proposal:

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Vicinity Map

Site Map

Geotechnical Data Report

Critical Areas Report

ESA No Effect Letter


Island Center Forest Limited Deer Hunt

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Island Center Forest Limited Deer Hunt. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on September 27, 2022. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments. The following documents are available related to this proposal:

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Maps


Public rule

King County Parks has completed the public process associated with the rule renewal and the 45-day-long public comment period is now closed. As part of the formal administrative record, we are preparing a written response to comments received and will post that document to the Marymoor Park page once it is completed. The public rule has been signed by the DNRP Department Director and will be posted online once it goes into effect on January 8, 2021.

Thank you for your participation in this process!

Read the draft public rule.


Black Diamond Open Space Bridge Replacement

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Black Diamond Open Space Bridge Replacement project. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on March 30, 2022. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments. The following documents are available related to this proposal:

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Critical Areas Report and Mitigation Plan

Geotechnical Report

Hydraulic Design Memo

Approved Plans and Conditions


Eastrail, Wilburton Segment, SE 32nd Street to SE 1st Street

King County is issuing a Notice of Action Taken (NAT) for the renovation and construction of the Wilburton Trestle and trail improvements on the Eastrail (formerly called the Eastside Rail Corridor). As described in the NAT any action to set aside, enjoin, review, or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of non-compliance with the provisions of chapter 43.21C RCW (State Environmental Policy Act) shall be commenced on or before February 8, 2022.

Additional information is available on the King County Eastrail webpage.

NAT

SEPA DNS - Wilberton segment

SEPA Checklist

Map


King County Parks' - Big Ideas

2019 Big Ideas - Request for proposals


2022 King County Open Space Plan Update

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for updates to its Open Space Plan. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on February 16, 2022. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA DNS - 2022

SEPA Checklist

Open Space Plan for Public Review

Learn more about this project.


Pinnacle Peak

Starting in July 2021, the trails at the top of the park will periodically be closed due to construction of the lookout tower. This construction will also require intermittent closures of the entire park on short notice.


Sunset Playfield Soil Remediation, Interim Cleanup Action

Exponent 2021 report

2020 Site Characterization report

2021 Soil Sampling report

Soil Remediation SEPA checklist

Soil Remediation SEPA DNS final


Eastrail (Eastside Rail Corridor) Pleasure Point Lane Hazard Tree Removal

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for removal of 7 hazard trees near Pleasure Point Lane in Bellevue. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on March 26, 2020. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Vicinity Map


Sale of Property Interests to Sound Transit

King County Parks has withdrawn the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) for the Sale of Property Interests to Sound Transit.

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

SEPA DNS Withdrawal


Northshore Athletic Fields (NAF) Field Renovation

King County Parks is issuing a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Northshore Athletic fields baseball field infield renovation project.  Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30pm on January 6, 2020.  Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Site Plan


Renton Shop

King County Parks is issuing a Notice of Action Taken (NAT) for the King County Parks – Renton Shop project. As described in the NAT any action to set aside, enjoin, review, or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of non-compliance with the provisions of chapter 43.21C RCW (State Environmental Policy Act) shall be commenced on or before March 28, 2019.

Notice of Action Taken (NAT)

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Additional information is available on the CIP Improvements page.


Skyway Park

King County issued a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Skyway Park Improvement project. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on February 28, 2019. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

For additional project information please visit our Capital Improvement Projects page.


Eastside Rail Corridor (ERC) Coal Creek Bridge Retrofits Project

King County issued a Notice of Action Taken (NAT) for the King County Parks – ERC Coal Creek Bridge Retrofits project. As described in the NAT any action to set aside, enjoin, review, or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of non-compliance with the provisions of chapter 43.21C RCW (State Environmental Policy Act) shall be commenced on or before April 8, 2019.

Notice of Action Taken (NAT)

SEPA DNS

Vicinity Map

SEPA Checklist


Derby Creek Flood Reduction and Enhancement Project

King County Parks is issuing a Notice of Action Taken (NAT) for the King County Parks – Derby Creek Flood Reduction and Habitat Enhancement Project. As described in the NAT any action to set aside, enjoin, review, or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of non-compliance with the provisions of chapter 43.21C RCW (State Environmental Policy Act) shall be commenced on or before May 2, 2019.

Notice of Action Taken (NAT)

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Project Map

Additional technical documents are available on the Capital Improvements Projects page.


Coal Creek Beaver Dam Maintenance

King County Parks issued a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Coal Creek Beaver Dam Maintenance project. The project proposes ongoing notching and maintenance of a beaver dam along Coal Creek in King County Parks’ Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park.

Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 p.m. on May 10, 2019. Please see the full DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

DNS Letter

SEPA Checklist

Site Plan


Cougar Mountain Regional Wildland Park - Big Tree Ridge (Cougar Precipice) Trailhead

King County Parks is issuing a Notice of Action Taken (NAT) for the King County Parks – Cougar Precipice Trailhead Parking Lot Project. As described in the NAT, any action to set aside, enjoin, review, or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of non-compliance with the provisions of chapter 43.21C RCW (State Environmental Policy Act) shall be commenced on or before May 21, 2019.

Notice of Action Taken (NAT)

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Project Vicinity Map


Preston Mill

King County issued a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Preston Mill Park Project.   The project includes proposed walking paths, picnic shelter, restroom, interpretive signage, and potential repair / replacement of two old mill buildings for interpretive purposes.

Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on April 19th, 2019. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

DNS Letter

SEPA Checklist

Conceptual Renderings

Site Plan

Geotech Report


Remlinger Farms Bridge Replacement

King County Parks is issuing a Notice of Action Taken (NAT) for the Remlinger Farms Bridge Replacement project. As described in the NAT any action to set aside, enjoin, review, or otherwise challenge such action on the grounds of non-compliance with the provisions of chapter 43.21C RCW (State Environmental Policy Act) shall be commenced on or before May 1, 2019.

Notice of Action Taken (NAT)

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist


Central Maintenance Facility (Renton Shop)

King County issued a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Central Maintenance Facility (Renton Shop) project. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on December 20, 2018. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Project vicinity map

Additional information is available on the CIP Improvements page.


Green to Cedar Rivers Trail North Segment

King County issued a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Green to Cedar Rivers Trail North Segment. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30pm on May 31, 2018. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Project Vicinity Map

Additional documents are available on the Green to Cedar Rivers project page.


Black Diamond Open Space

King County issued a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Black Diamond Area Stewardship Plan. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30pm on May 24, 2018. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.


Maury Island Natural Area Cleanup Action Plan

Review and comment on documents related to the cleanup plan for the contaminated soil at Maury Island Natural Area. Comments accepted from April 9 to May 24. Submit comments using Washington Department of Ecology's e-comment system, by sending an email to KCParks.SEPA@kingcounty.gov, or by leaving a voicemail at 206-477-7372 (SEPA).

SEPA DNS

SEPA Checklist

Draft Cleanup Action Plan

Draft Final Feasibility Study

Final Remedial Investigation

The Washington Department of Ecology and King County Parks will present more information at a meeting on Weds, April 11, 2018, at Vashon High School from 7 - 9 pm.

You can review the documents and get more information here.


Remlinger Farms Bridge Replacement along the Snoqualmie Valley Trail

King County issued a Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Remlinger Farms Bridge Replacement Project at the Snoqualmie Valley Trail. Comments regarding this DNS will be accepted via email, writing, or telephone until 4:30 pm on March 1, 2018. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA Determination of Non-Significance (DNS)

SEPA Environmental Checklist

Vicinity Map


Island Center Forest Limited Deer Hunt (Non-Project Action) (September 2017)

King County issued a Determination of Non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Island Center Forest Limited Deer Hunt. Comments will be accepted until 4:30 PM on September 22, 2017. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

Limited Deer Hunt – SEPA DNS

Limited Deer Hunt – SEPA Checklist

Limited Deer Hunt – Deer Hunt Area Map

Limited Deer Hunt – Vicinity Map


Snoqualmie Valley Trail Beaver Dam Repair and Wetland Restoration

King County issued a Determination of Non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Snoqualmie Valley Trail Beaver Dam Repair and Wetland Restoration on September 14, 2017. Comments will be accepted until 4:30 PM on September 28, 2017. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

SEPA DNA

SEPA Checklist

Vicinity Map


Steve Cox Memorial Park - Ballfield Improvements

King County issued a Determined of Non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Steve Cox Park Synthetic Turf Field project. Comments will be accepted until 4:30 PM on July 5, 2017. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

Ballfield Improvements - SEPA DNS

Ballfield Improvements - SEPA Checklist

Ballfield Improvements - Proposal Rendering of Ballfields


Foothills Trail Phase II Project (2017)

King County issued a Determined of Non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Foothills Trail Phase II project. Comments will be accepted until 4:30 PM on June 22, 2017. Please see the DNS for instructions on how to submit comments.

Foothills Trail Phase II - SEPA DNS

Foothills Trail Phase II - SEPA Checklist


Lake to Sound - Segment C Project (June 2017)

King County issued a Determined of Non-significance (DNS) under the State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) for the Lake to Sound Trail Segment C project. Comments were accepted until 4:30 PM on June 14, 2017.

Lake to Sound Trail Segment C – SEPA DNS

Lake to Sound Trail Segment C – SEPA Checklist

Lake to Sound Trail Segment C – Vicinity Map

For even more project information you can visit the project page.


Cougar/Squak Corridor - Site Management Guidelines (Oct 2016)

SEPA Determination of Non-Significance

SEPA Environmental Checklist

Vicinity Map

Draft Site Management Guidelines


Maury Island Natural Area - Interim Clean-up Action (July 2016)

SEPA Determination of Non-Significance (DNS)

SEPA Environmental Checklist

Map of Proposed Work

Interim Action Work Plan (June 2016)

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