Background Materials

August 14,  2017

Slideshow (pdf) of Pleasant Harbor Master Planned Resort Project Update and Status Report presented at a joint Planning Commission and Board of County Commissioners meeting. Additionally, a transcript of the meeting can be found here: 2017-08-14 13.58 BOCC 081417_Report.pdf. If you are asked for a username and password they are Login: public; Password: publ1c (the ‘i’ in public is replaced with the number 1). Additionally, the video recording can be found by clicking on this link: (the username and password is the same as the transcript, if you are asked for it), right-clicking on the file named "2017-08-14_13.58.24.920.wmv" and choosing "save target as." It might take a few minutes, but then a window will pop up asking you where you want to save the file and once it is downloaded another message will pop up letting you know it's ready to view.

January 4, 2016

Staff Report on MLA08-00188 application for a Development Agreement and Development Regulations.

December 9, 2015

Release of the Final SEIS. Volume 1 (Environmental Impacts Analysis) and 2 (Comments and Response to Comments) are available for review and downloading as a PDF below. Also below is the notice of availability and notice of Planning Commission Public Hearing January 6, 2016 at the Brinnon School House Gym at 6:30 p.m. to hear Applicant's presentation of the project, Staff's Report and take public testimony on the project.

Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS)

Available here for viewing or downloading as a PDF - click on the volume you wish and the file will open.

Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS)

Available since November 19, 2014 for viewing or downloading as a PDF - click on the volume you wish and the file will open. Comment period ends January 5, 2015
CDs of the DSEIS will be available at DCD and the Open House (see notice of availability) for $4. Hard copies can be viewed at:
  • Department of Community Development
    621 Sheridan Street
    Port Townsend, WA
  • Jefferson County Library
    620 Cedar Avenue
    Port Hadlock, WA
  • Brinnon Fire Hall
    272 Schoolhouse Road
    Brinnon, WA
Hard copies may also be purchased at SOS Printing. You can call them at 360-385-4194, or visit:
2319 Washington Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) Process

As we move from the Draft document process, we have provided a matrix below to help visualize what's involved and where we are in the process. Note that the Marina re-development will be reviewed and take place separately from the Golf Resort since it is vested under a Binding Site Plan.
Below are final draft documents used to complete the final Technical Reports necessary to start preliminary draft of the SEIS and may change before a final draft version of the SEIS is released to the public for review:

SEIS Scoping Meeting - Brinnon School

This public meeting was held on October 28, 2009 to inform and elicit public comment on the scope of environmental review for the project level supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the next phase of permitting on the Master Planned Resort. Below is the legal notice, press release, meeting agenda, transcript of public testimony and written comments received:
The Adoption Ordinance for the approved Brinnon Master Planned Resort is now available here. (Note: the file is large: approximately 4 MB).

The Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) on the proposed Brinnon MPR (MLA06-87) is available online. Please scroll down the page to find links.

Public comments on the Brinnon MPR DEIS and '06/07 Comp Plan Amendment application are also available online. Go to 2007 Brinnon MPR Public Comments.

Final EIS & Draft EIS

Both the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) and a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Brinnon MPR proposal (MLA06-87) are part of the 2007 Comprehensive Plan Amendment Cycle (PDF). Download and view the documents in the DEIS section below. Public comment (PDF) was received at the Planning Commission public hearing on October 3 and/or in writing until October 24. The Board of County Commissioners made its final decision on this proposal on January 14, 2008.

MPR Committee Meetings & Minutes

The Planning Commission formed a committee to study the subject of MPRs and the Brinnon MPR proposal specifically. See the Planning Commission page for more information on committee meetings.