Public Notices

Notice of Public Hearing

posted Nov 9, 2018, 2:06 PM by Rob White

In accordance with Resolution 692, the City of Ruston will hold a public hearing before the City Council on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 7:15 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on a Street Vacation request submitted by Point Ruston, which proposes to vacate portions of Yacht Club Road, Gallagher Way, N. 51st Street, and Old Ruston Way, all of which are no longer in use as city streets.

The public hearing will be held in the Council Chambers at the Ruston Community Center located at 5219 North Shirley Street, Ruston, WA 98407.  All members of the public may provide testimony on the proposal during the public hearing or you may submit written comments prior to the public hearing.  If you would like to view a copy of the application materials, you will find them on line here on the City Council meeting packet page for the date of the hearing
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Public comments or questions may be submitted in writing to Rob White, Planning Director by e-mail at robw@rustonwa.org, or by mail at 5117 North Winnifred, Ruston, WA 98407, up until the time of the close of the public hearing.  Verbal testimony will be accepted at the public hearing.

Notice of Application and Public Hearing - VAR 18-03

posted Oct 22, 2018, 5:08 PM by Rob White

The City of Ruston will hold a public hearing before the Hearing Examiner on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on a Variance request submitted by Doug and Sue Walker, which proposes to allow modified front and side yard setbacks in order to construct a single family residence in the Residential (RES) zone at 5105 N Court Street.

The public hearing will be held at the Ruston Community Center located at 5219 North Shirley Street, Ruston, WA 98407.  All members of the public may provide testimony on the proposal during the public hearing or you may submit written comments prior to the public hearing.  If you would like to view a copy of the application materials, including the proposed site plan, you will find them on line at www.rustonwa.org in the public notice section of the City’s website for application number “VAR 18-03”.

Public comments or questions may be submitted in writing to Rob White, Planning Director by e-mail at robw@rustonwa.org, or by mail at 5117 North Winnifred, Ruston, WA 98407, up until the time of the close of the public hearing.  Verbal testimony will be accepted at the public hearing.

Notice of Decision - INTR 18-01

posted Oct 22, 2018, 3:52 PM by Rob White   [ updated Oct 22, 2018, 3:53 PM ]

Permit Number:  INTR 18-01 (Administrative Interpretation)

Applicant Name:  Wren and Willow

Date of Decision:  October 22, 2018

On October 22, 2018, the Ruston Planning Director re-issued decisions on Wren and Willow’s eight requests for Administrative Interpretation.  Copies of all documents pertaining to this application can be obtained on Ruston’s website at INTR 18-01 or by contacting the City Clerk at (253) 759-3544.
Appeals must comply with the procedure set forth in RMC 19.09.

Notice of Decision - INTR 18-01

posted Oct 1, 2018, 3:45 PM by Rob White

Permit Number:  INTR 18-01 (Administrative Interpretation)

Applicant Name:  Wren and Willow

Date of Decision:  October 1, 2018

On October 1, 2018, the Ruston Planning Director issued decisions on Wren and Willow’s eight requests for Administrative Interpretation.  Copies of all documents pertaining to this application can be obtained on Ruston’s website at this link,or by contacting the City Clerk at (253) 759-3544.
Appeals must comply with the procedure set forth in RMC 19.09.

Notice of Planning Commission Public Hearing

posted Sep 5, 2018, 12:53 PM by Rob White

The City of Ruston will hold a public hearing before the Planning Commission on September 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on ORD 1505, which proposes to update the City’s Zoning Code to include standards for Short Term Rental (STR) Units.

A meeting agenda and packet of materials will be available prior to the meeting date on the City's website at the link below:


All members of the public may provide testimony on the proposal during the public hearing or you may submit written comments prior to the public hearing. If you would like to view a copy of the application materials, you will find them on line at www.rustonwa.org.

Public comments or questions may be submitted in writing to Rob White, Planning Director by e-mail at robw@rustonwa.org, or by mail at 5117 North Winnifred, Ruston, WA 98407, up until the time of the close of the public hearing. Verbal testimony will be accepted at the public hearing.

Notice of Planning Commission Public Meeting

posted Jul 18, 2018, 5:10 PM by Rob White

The City of Ruston will hold a public meeting before the Planning Commission on August 8, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as is practical, on the agenda available at the following link:

All members of the public may provide testimony on the agenda during the meeting or you may submit written comments prior to the public meeting, which will be held in the City Council Chambers and Community Center at 5219 N Shirley Street, Ruston, WA.  If you would like to view a copy of the meeting materials, you may access them on line at the link below:


Public comments or questions may also be submitted in writing to Rob White, Planning Director by e-mail at robw@rustonwa.org, or by mail at 5117 North Winnifred, Ruston, WA 98407, up until the time of the date of the public meeting.  Verbal testimony will be accepted at the public hearing.

Notice of Application and Public Hearing - VAR 18-02

posted Jul 12, 2018, 3:16 PM by Rob White

The City of Ruston will hold a public hearing before the Hearing Examiner on August 9, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on a Variance request (VAR 18-02) submitted by Phuc Nguyen, which seeks to allow the construction of the single family residence at 5412 N 49th Street, Ruston, WA 98407 without being required to comply with front yard setback requirements of the Residential (RES) Zone. All members of the public may provide testimony on the proposal during the public hearing or you may submit written comments prior to the public hearing, which will be held in the City Council Chambers and Community Center at 5219 N Shirley Street, Ruston, WA.  If you would like to view a copy of the application materials, you may access them on line at the link below:


Public comments or questions may be submitted in writing to Rob White, Planning Director by e-mail at robw@rustonwa.org, or by mail at 5117 North Winnifred, Ruston, WA 98407, up until the time of the close of the public hearing.  Verbal testimony will be accepted at the public hearing.

Notice of Application and Public Hearing - CUP 18-01

posted May 3, 2018, 3:49 PM by Rob White

The City of Ruston will hold a public hearing before the Hearing Examiner on May 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on a Conditional Use Permit request (CUP 18-01) submitted by Jennifer Jensen, which seeks to allow use of the upper floor of an existing detached garage as an accessory dwelling and short term rental (AirBnb) at 5330 N Highland Street, Ruston, WA 98407.

All members of the public may provide testimony on the proposal during the public hearing or you may submit written comments prior to the public hearing, which will be held in the City Council Chambers and Community Center at 5219 N Shirley Street, Ruston, WA.  If you would like to view a copy of the application materials, you may access them on line by clicking the link below.


Public comments or questions may be submitted in writing to Rob White, Planning Director by e-mail at robw@rustonwa.org, or by mail at 5117 North Winnifred, Ruston, WA 98407, up until the time of the close of the public hearing.  Verbal testimony will be accepted at the public hearing.

Notice of Application, Public Hearing and SEPA Determination - VAR 18-01

posted May 2, 2018, 1:53 PM by Rob White   [ updated May 2, 2018, 1:57 PM ]

The City of Ruston will hold a public hearing before the Hearing Examiner on May 29, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on a Variance request (VAR 18-01) submitted by Navroop Sidhu, which seeks to allow construction of a single family residence at 5006 N Orchard Street, Ruston, WA 98407 without being required to comply with setback and garage placement requirements of the Residential (RES) Zone.  The City of Ruston also issued a SEPA Determination of Non-Significance (DNS) for the project.  All members of the public may provide testimony on the proposal during the public hearing or you may submit written comments prior to the public hearing, which will be held in the City Council Chambers and Community Center at 5219 N Shirley Street, Ruston, WA.  If you would like to view a copy of the application materials, you may access them at the following link:


Public comments or questions may be submitted in writing to Rob White, Planning Director by e-mail at robw@rustonwa.org, or by mail at 5117 North Winnifred, Ruston, WA 98407, up until the time of the close of the public hearing.  Verbal testimony will be accepted at the public hearing.

Notice of Application and Public Hearing - VAR 17-02

posted Jan 10, 2018, 5:07 PM by Rob White

The City of Ruston will hold a public hearing before the Hearing Examiner on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, on a Variance request submitted by David Baumgardner, which proposes to reduce the side yard setback in order to construct a single family residence in the Residential (RES) zone at 5105 N Court Street.

The public hearing will be held at the Ruston Community Center located at 5219 North Shirley Street, Ruston, WA 98407.  All members of the public may provide testimony on the proposal during the public hearing or you may submit written comments prior to the public hearing.  If you would like to view a copy of the application materials, including the proposed site plan, you will find them on line at the following link: VAR 17-02.

Public comments or questions may be submitted in writing to Rob White, Planning Director by e-mail at robw@rustonwa.org, or by mail at 5117 North Winnifred, Ruston, WA 98407, up until the time of the close of the public hearing.  Verbal testimony will be accepted at the public hearing.

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