Current Development Projects

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Tybren Heights Road Improvements

SEPA Permit# SEP20-005

Aaron Fuller PE with Fuller Designs has applied for a civil engineering permit to upgrade the existing Tybren Heights Road (a private road which is partly located within Kelso City limits).  The project will serve 8 existing lots totaling approximately 40 acres.  


Huntington Ridge Apartments

SEPA Permit# SEP20-003 LA Hamilton, LLC - 906 Croy Street

LA Hamilton, LLC has applied for site plan approval for a project to construct a 96-unit apartment complex on approximately 10.14 acres.  As proposed, the apartments would be accessed from a driveway off of Kelso Drive North. The site address is 906 Croy Street, Kelso, WA.  The property is zoned Residential Mixed Density.

Butler Acres Elementary School Modernization & Addition

Conditional Use Permit# CUP20-001 Kelso School District - 601 Crawford Street, Kelso WA

Kelso School District No. 458 is undergoing a modernization of the Butler Acres Elementary School and to construct a 4,600± square foot addition to the school. Existing portable classrooms will be removed.  The parking lot will be reconfigured and a bus exit only drive aisle will be installed.  The City is issuing a determination of non-significance (DNS) for this project.

Youth & Family Link 

Conditional Use Permit #CUP19-001 Youth and Family Link 1107 S 4th Street, Kelso WA

Youth and Family Link is proposing a Kelso Facility to serve underserved youth and their families at 1107 S 4th, in the Wallace neighborhood. The public hearing for this Conditional Use permit is scheduled for August 14, 2019 at 5:30pm. Interested parties may attend and be heard.

Additional information will be posted here as it becomes available.

AES Office Building

AES Holdings, Inc. proposes the construction of approximately 7,000 square feet of buildings with associated parking, landscaping, and fencing at 1100 and 1200 Hazel Street. Written comments on this project will be accepted until 5PM on May 6, 2019. If you would like to comment, please follow the directions in the Notice of Application.

Wallace Elementary School

The Kelso School District proposes to replace the existing Wallace Elementary school building with a new 2 story facility aprox 46,000 sq feet in size. The original structure will be demolished after completion of the new structure.  Written comments on this project will be accepted until 5PM, March 6, 2019.

South Kelso Railroad Crossing

The City of Kelso is proposing a railroad overpass at Hazel Street and the BNSF rail line. Below is the SEPA checklist and supporting documents. A cultural resources report was done but is not available for public distribution as per RCW 42.56.300. Comments must be submitted to the City here in Community Development no later than 4 PM on January 17th. Only written comments can be taken. Please follow the directions for submitting comments found in the SEPA checklist distribution slip.

Headstart Facility at Barnes Elementary School

Lower Columbia College and the Kelso School District are partnering to add a larger Headstart facility at Barnes Elementary School, 401 Barnes Street, Kelso. The new modular will be approximately 5,000 square feet in size and have an additional 14 off street parking spaces as well as an off street drop off and pick up for the kids. Parties of record wishing to appeal the DNS must do so in writing no later than 5 PM February 1, 2019. Follow the directions for appeal on the SEPA DNS decision.