On Thursday, Feb. 4, the city issued a temporary use permit that allowed Tent City 4 to occupy a portion of the Mary Queen of Peace church property. The encampment moved onto the property on Saturday, Feb. 6.
The permit will allow up to 52 occupants. Tent City 4 must leave the property on or before June 4.
The applicants, Mary Queen of Peace and SHARE/WHEEL, have met the criteria in the Sammamish municipal code for this permit. Additionally, the city has placed a number of conditions on this permit regarding health, safety, conduct and security.