NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Douglas County Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing during their Wednesday, December 9, 2020 meeting. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m.  

 

NOTICE, in consideration of the current COVID-19 pandemic the meeting is closed to in person attendance.  The meeting will be held via Zoom teleconference, attend by phone at 1-253-215-8782, Meeting ID: 832 0162 9210, Password: 422388 or online at: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83201629210?pwd=TWFaaTBQRkpNQ29QdDFxSTdJQi9ldz09 

The proposed amendments include: 

  • Adopting City of East Wenatchee Ordinance 2019-09 regarding amendments to Title 17 Zoning regulating cryptocurrency mining, data processing, and cargo containers within the unincorporated portions of the City’s urban growth area
  • Amendments to the 2020 Douglas County Capital Facility Plan – Proposed amendments include updated inventories, projected capital needs for county departments, and financial projections. 

Information regarding the meeting can be found athttp://www.douglascountywa.net/departments/tls/land-services/planning-commission and clicking on the December 9, 2020 meeting packet link.  

A Determination of Non-signifiance has been issued for the proposal in accordance with the State Environmental Policy Act.  The Planning Commission will be accepting public testimony on the proposal to make a recommendation on whether the amendments should be adopted.  

Information may also be reviewed during regular business hours at the office of the Douglas County Department of Transportation and Land Services, 140 19th Street NW, East Wenatchee WA.  (509) 884-7173.

 

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Douglas County intends to adopt amendments to the Countywide Comprehensive Plan, Greater East Wenatchee Area Comprehensive Plan, and Zoning Code.  CPRZ-2020-01 the 60 Day Review period is jointly sponsored with the City of East Wenatchee.  The draft amendments were transmitted to the Washington State Department of Commerce on October 19, 2020 in accordance with RCW 36.70A.106.   

AMENDMENTS:

  • Title 14 - Amend Definition of Essential Public Facilities
  • Title 15 - Amend Reference Datum for Flood Hazard Documents.
  • Title 17 - Amend Provisions for Model Homes.
  • Countywide Comprehensive Plan - New Section authorizing Lot Size Reductions for Existing Dwellings.
  • Title 18 - New Section for Lot Size Reductions for Existing Dwellings; New Section for Industrial Hemp Production.  Amend 18.16.170 Accessory Dwelling Units, 18.60 General Industrial District.
  • Capital Facilities Plan - 2020 updates to be adopted concurrent with the annual budget.
  • CPRZ-2020-01 - A comprehensive plan designation change/rezone of 1.35 acres from Residential Medium to Light Commercial.
 

The 60-day comment period commenced on October 19, 2020 and concludes on December 18, 2020.  Proposed amendments will be considered at a public hearing to be determined.

Comments on the proposed revisions should be addressed to:

Douglas County Land Services
RE:  2020 Comprehensive Plan Amendments
140 19th St. NW, East Wenatchee, WA 98802.

Or emailed to:

Curtis Lillquist – Principal Planner
clillquist@co.douglas.wa.us