Board of County Commissioners
Public Hearing Draft
The Board of County Commissioners held its public hearing on the Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO) update on Saturday, June 23, 2012. For those who wish to submit further comment, the Board has extended the written comment period on the CAO until 5:00 PM on July 5, 2012. Please send written comment to Andrew Deffobis, Associate Planner (firstname.lastname@example.org) or in writing to Thurston County Planning Department, 2000 Lakeridge Drive SW, Olympia, WA 98502.
In the coming days, video and audio from the hearing will be posted on our website. At the conclusion of the written comment period, all materials received will be posted as well.
Click here for the public hearing notice from June 23.
Below is the Board’s public hearing draft. Not all chapters have been amended since the Planning Commission’s recommendation (published on May 22). Changes to the Planning Commission recommendation have been preserved in bill format with additional text shown in underline and deleted text shown as struck out.
To view the Board's public hearing draft as one file, please click here.
Changes made since the release of the Board Public Hearing Draft:
|Individual Chapters of Clean Copy Public Hearing Draft||Individual Chapters Amended Following Planning Commission Recommendations|
|24.01 General Provisions||24.01 General Provisions|
|24.03 Definitions||24.03 Definitions|
|24.05 Administrative Procedures||24.05 Administrative Procedures|
24.10 Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas
||24.10 Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas|
|24.15 Geologic Hazards||24.15 Geologic Hazards|
|24.16 Seismic Hazard Area||24.16 Seismic Hazard Area|
|24.17 Volcanic Hazard Area|
|24.18 Mine Hazard Area||24.18 Mine Hazard Area|
|24.20 Frequently Flooded Areas||24.20 Frequently Flooded Areas|
|24.25 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Areas||24.25 Fish and Wildlife Conservation Areas|
|24.30 Wetlands||24.30 Wetlands|
|24.35 Special Reports||24.35 Special Reports|
|24.40 Critical Area Review Permit||24.40 Critical Area Review Permit|
|24.45 Reasonable Use Exception||24.45 Reasonable Use Exception|
|24.50 Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots||24.50 Nonconforming Uses, Structures and Lots|
|24.55 Subdivision in Critical Areas||24.55 Subdivision in Critical Areas|
|24.60 Critical Area Signs and Fencing|
|24.65 Critical Area Tracts and Easements||24.65 Critical Area Tracts and Easements|
|24.70 Surety Agreements||24.70 Surety Agreements|
|24.90 Emergency Authorization||24.90 Emergency Authorization|
|24.91 Amendments||24.91 Amendments|
|24.92 Enforcement, Violations, and Penalties||24.92 Enforcement, Violations, and Penalties|
|Chapter 17.15 Agricultural Critical Areas Ordinance|
|Chapter 17.30 Noxious Weeds Containment|
|Title 20 Summit Lake Changes||Title 20 Summit Lake Changes|
|Title 20 Rural Residential Density Changes||Title 20 Rural Residential Density Changes|
|Title 21 Lacey UGA Residential Density Changes|
|Title 23 Olympia Residential Density|
|Chapter 2.05, 2.06, Title 13 CAO Reference Changes|
|Title 14 CAO Reference Changes|
|Title 17 CAO Reference Changes (except Chapter 17.15)|
|Title 18 CAO Reference Changes|
|Title 19 CAO Reference Changes|
|Title 20 CAO Reference Changes|
|Title 21 CAO Reference Changes|
|Title 22 CAO Reference Changes|
|Title 23 CAO Reference Changes|
Click here for documents related to the December 2011 public hearing.
Interested Parties: Check back with this website for updated information. If you would like to be added to our Web Mail list, please click here. Staff contact: Andrew Deffobis, Associate Planner. Phone: (360) 754-3355, x5467 E-mail: email@example.com.
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