Jo M Ryan

Land Use Planner, AICP

Millennium Tower
719 Second Avenue Suite 1150
Seattle, WA 98104
  • Prepares environmental checklists (SEPA / NEPA), and written narratives to support proposed action by demonstrating compliance with applicable local, state, and federal codes, laws, ordinances, and related court cases.
  • Drafts persuasive project narratives and supporting documentation for justification of appeals, road modifications, waivers, exceptions, variance requests, rezones, and comprehensive plan amendments.
  • Secures permits from Washington State and Federal agencies, such as: US Army Corps of Engineers:  JARPA (Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Applications), Individual and Nationwide Wetland Fill Permits, Wetland Determinations, Levee Modification. FEMA:  LOMR (Letter of Map Revisions), LOMA (Letter of Map Amendments) Elevation Certificates. Department of Ecology:  NPDES (National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System) Construction Stormwater General Permits, Individual Permits, 401 Water Quality Certification, Wastewater Discharge Permits, Stormwater Pollution Preventions Plans (SWPPP); Underground Injection Control (UIC) Well registration. Department of Natural Resources:  Forest Practice Permits, Mining Reclamation Plans. Department of Fish & Wildlife:  HPA (Hydraulic Permit Approvals). Department of Health:  LOSS (Large On-Site Septic Systems), Reservoir / Public Water Facilities, Wastewater Discharge Permits.
  • Prepares technical reports, documentation, and presentation materials in support of proposed actions, including Annexation Implementation Plans and Environmental Impact Statements.
  • Drafts "white papers" to elected officials for proposed policy changes and plan amendments.