Although Point Wells is in Snohomish County, the only access to it is by a narrow, two-lane road, Richmond Beach Drive, which is in King County. Project opponents contend that traffic from the multiuse village would ruin Shoreline residents’ quality of life by clogging the streets. Read the entire story here.
The opponents of the proposed Point Wells condominium development on Puget Sound say they feel vindicated after the state Growth Management Hearings Board decided earlier this week that the 61-acre site was not properly designated as an urban center, our online news partner The Seattle Times reported Thursday.
In March, to the chagrin of residents of Shoreline’s Richmond Beach neighborhood, Blue Square Real Estate applied for and was granted a permit by Snohomish County for the project, which includes about 3,100 condominium units, as well as retail space, The Times said.