Kittitas County Community Events Calendar
County Hosts Public Open House on 2013 Comprehensive Plan Amendment
- Kittitas County is hosting a public open house taking comments on Kittitas County's proposed 2013 Annual Comprehensive Plan and Code Amendments.
Community Development staff will be on hand to discuss the 2013 Comprehensive Plan amendments, answer any questions about the proposed amendments and accept any comments regarding the proposed amendments.
The meeting is scheduled to occur on Wednesday, August 28, 2013, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the County Courthouse Auditorium located at 205 West 5th Avenue in Ellensburg.
Proposed Amendments include:
KCC Title 15A; Hearing Examiner role in project decision making
Amendment to KCC 15A which would place obligation for decisions on project specific project proposals upon the County's Hearing Examiner which would be appealable to Superior Court
KCC 17 Amending the definition of "Accessory Living Units"
Allows accessory living quarters adjacent to primary residence and limit such living areas to 1000 square feet
KCC 17.15 Amendment to the Allowed Uses
Permit Accessory Dwelling Units and Accessory living quarter in the FR zone within LAMIRDs; allow refuse disposal and recycling in Urban Light Industrial zones with CU; amend footnotes within the Tables in regards to day-care activities; define and adopt review process for small event facilities.
KCC Title 15A and Title 17, Administrative Conditional Use Permitting
Amend the current allowed use tables and definition to permit County staff to review some small-scale activities administratively, and in the same manner as variances.
KCC Title 18; Code enforcement and
Amend KCC Title 18, Code Enforcement to clarify existing language within the Title and to permit notice of violation to be given to land owner at the time of field visit.
http://www2.co.kittitas.wa.us/fileUploads/press-releases/5376/additional/2013 Docket Open House News Release.pdf.
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at http://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
For more information:
Robert "Doc" Hansen, Planning Official, (509) 962-7506