The Poulsbo city planning department gave
the green light Tuesday for a Sonic Drive-In restaurant.
Plans for the much-hyped fast food restaurant were
submitted back in April. The Sonic will be built at the
northwest corner of Highway 305 and Viking Way, near the Highway 3
Cascade Development Group LLC. is
spearheading the project. Columbia Property Managers LLC.
bought the corner property in June for $1.25 million, according to
Cascade principal Richard Ramsey said the restaurant is on track
to open by the end of the year. Site work could begin this
The 2,300-square-foot floor restaurant will include indoor
seating – a new design element for Sonic in Washington. Roll-up
doors will be opened when the weather is warm.
“On nice days it will feel like a patio,” Ramsey said.
Site plans call for 34 parking spaces, including 16 large stalls
for carhop service.
The Viking Way parcel was originally approved for a
gas station, car wash and fast food restaurant. Cascade filed a
revision to those plans that included only the Sonic.
The planning decision can be appealed to a hearing
examiner. Documents are embedded below.
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