The application described below has been submitted to the Walla Walla County Community Development Department (CDD).

File name/Docket #: A. Taylor Short Plat - 2-lot short plat, Shelton Road/SUB19-012, CAP19-012


Applicant/Owner: TAYLOR, ADA E, 1355 SHELTON RD


Project description: Application for a 2-lot short plat within the Walla Walla Urban Growth Area under the residential density waiver in Walla Walla County Code (WWCC) 17.18.050E.  The total acreage of the contiguous tract is 1.00-acre; both lots would be 0.5-acres.  According to the application, the lots would both utilize individual wells.  The application states that the lots would utilize individual on-site septic systems but that the applicant has two sewer “stub” connections from the City of Walla Walla.  Lot 1 contains a detached single-family dwelling unit (1355 Shelton Road) and Lot 2 contains a barn (no residence).  The site is located generally at 1355 SHELTON RD (APN 360728440079), in the R-72 zoning district.  The area is located within or adjacent to the following mapped critical areas: geologically hazardous areas (seismic hazard area with moderate to high liquefaction susceptibility) and critical aquifer recharge area (ten-year time to travel).

Required Permits: **None identified

Development Regulations: WWCC Title 16 – Subdivisions; WWCC Chapter 17.18 – Development Standards – Density and Dimensions; WWCC Chapter 18.08 – Critical Areas Protection

Date of application: 5/7/2019

Date determined complete: 6/4/2019

Date of notice: 7/4/2019


REVIEW PROCESS AND PUBLIC COMMENT:  The decision on this application will be made by the CDD Director. The comment period for this project is fourteen (14) days from issuance of this notice; this period ends July 18, 2019.  The notice of application is required by RCW 36.70B.110 and Walla Walla County Code (WWCC) 14.07.080.

To be considered as a party of record  send written comments to:

Walla Walla County Community Development Department

c/o Don Sims, Associate Planner, 310 W. Poplar Street, Suite 200, Walla Walla, WA 99362,

APPEALS: The Director’s decision may be appealed by the applicant(s) or parties of record to the Walla Walla County Hearing Examiner pursuant to WWCC 14.11.010 and 14.11.030.


FOR MORE INFORMATION: Please contact Don Sims, Associate Planner, at 509-524-2618 or

(Pub. July 4, 2019)

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