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Tent City 4 has set up at Mary Queen of Peace

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Release Date: Feb. 4, 2016

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.