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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:
Project Name
Brief Description
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.

Additional files: Docket Open House News Release.pdf.
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at
For more information:
Robert "Doc" Hansen, Planning Official, (509) 962-7506

Wednesday, 28 August, 2013
05:30 PM
06:30 PM


Coiunty Courthouse Auditorium
205 W. 5th
Ellensburg, WA

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