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Continental Divide Mixed Use Project

Planning File No. DRV18-00312

Project Status

The DRB approval and SEPA Determination were appealed.  An Appeal Hearing is scheduled for June 18, 2020.  Contact Tony Leavitt for more information.

Project Location

8505 132nd Avenue NE
Northwest Corner of NE 85TH Street and 132nd Avenue NE

Project Description

The applicant is proposing to construct a four story mixed use building. The main building will have a single story commercial space along NE 85th Street and transition to 3 stories of residential units above a parking level. A single story commercial building will be located near NE 85th Street.

Project Process

  • Design Review Board Review: Review for compliance with applicable Design Guidelines
  • SEPA (Environmental) Review to Address Potential Traffic: Review Potential Traffic Impacts
  • Building Permit Review: Reviewing for compliance with City Building Code, Zoning Code and Public Works Standards

SEPA Determination

Determination of Nonsignificance issued on November 21st:

Design Review Board Decision

At the January 6, 2020 Design Review Board Meeting, the DRB Approved the project. The DRB's Decision Report was issued on February 20, 2020.

DRB Decision with Attachments:
Part 1 (PDF 10.2MB)
Part 2 (PDF 10.2MB)
Part 3 (PDF 971kb)

Meetings to Date

January 6, 2020 Design Review Board Design Response Conference
Continental Divide Mixed Use Project - DRV18-00312
Part 1 (PDF 10.3MB)
Part 2 (PDF 10.2MB)
Part 3 (PDF 10.2MB)
Part 4 (PDF 2.7MB)

November 18, 2019 Design Review Board Design Response Conference
Continental Divide Mixed Use Project Meeting Packet - DRV18-00312
Part 1 (PDF 9.9MB)
Part 2 (PDF 9.3MB)
Part 3 (PDF 8.1MB)

August 6, 2018: Design Review Board Design Response Conference:
Continental Divide DRB Meeting Packet 08062018 - DRV18-00312 (PDF 1.0MB)

July 19, 2018: Neighborhood Meeting Hosted by the City of Kirkland:
Continental Divide Mixed Use FAQ (PDF 172 kb)

July 2, 2018: Design Review Board Design Response Conference:
Meeting Packet
Continental Divide Mixed Use Project DRB Meeting Packet 07022018 - DRV18-00312 (PDF 6.8MB)


 

Project Planner:
Tony Leavitt, Senior Planner
(425) 587-3253
tleavitt@kirklandwa.gov

Planning & Building Department
123 5th Avenue, Kirkland WA 98033

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