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<br /> <br />Olympic Wetland Resources) Inc. <br />Dixie Uewellin, Principal Biologist <br /> <br />..' -',- ':. ,"-. -',- :'.," ,.. - '-,,:..; '." - -.. "; " - -'- - - - --->' " - . " :...- - - . - " ,,-, -.. ..' '; ";;" ',':' .. -;.. ::-, ," ", c. ~ _",_ .. :. . :.... .: .' '_, '." '.'.; <br />.. . - - . '. '''''''' ." -' , . . <br />AJ:,e\rel'I,,~t1andAssessI11entwasConducted onApril' 27, 2005 tC) determine tJl.epresenCe6( , ,,' , ", <br />wetlands and wetland buffers near a proposed, building site. The Jefferson County Critical Areas Map <br />indicates a wetland complex associated with a Type 5 stream on the southern portion of the 20-acre <br />parcel. The proposed building site is located on the eastern edge of the parcel. <br /> <br />Wetland analysis was conducted using the methodology outlined in the Washington State Department <br />of Ecology Wetland Identification and Delineation Manual (1997). All wetlands within Jefferson <br />County are subject to requirements outlined inthe Jefferson County Unified Development Code <br />(UDC) dated January 1, 200 I, Land use restrictions will apply to all future developments associated <br />with this parcel that are located near the wetlands. <br /> <br />Description of Site <br /> <br />· Legal Description: Parcel #801 003 004 Section 3 Township 28N Range 1 W <br />· Location: 5343 West Valley Road, Jefferson County <br />· Soils: AlC Alderwood gravelly sandy loam, and Mm McMurray and Mukilteo peats (Hydric <br />soils) Slopes: 0 to 15% slopes <br /> <br />Findings <br /> <br />The location for the single-family residence is at the top of a hill and outside the wetland complex and <br />the associated buffers, There is an unmapped seasonal stream (Type 5) downslope and approximately <br />140 feet from the proposed building location. Buffers assigned to a Type 5 stream are 50 feet. Soils <br />within perk holes excavated near the building envelope did not qualify as hydric soils ClOYR 4/4 with <br />faint mottles in the upper portion). This building site will not impact wetlands or wetland buffers. <br />Final authority over wetland or stream determinations and associated buffers rests with Jefferson <br />County Planning Department. <br /> <br /> <br />Dixie Llewellin <br />Principal Biologist, Olympic Wetland Resources, Iuc, <br />Certified for WetJand Delineation, 1987 Manual. <br />Wetland Training Institute, June 1995. <br /> <br />Level I Assessment Hilton <br />Report File Number 2005-4879 <br /> <br />1 <br /> <br />Olympic Wetland Resources. Inc 5/05 <br />