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Kittitas (pronounced 'kit-i-tass') County is located in central Washington
State. It spans from the lush forested Cascade Mountains to the upper Yakima River Valley plains and
the Columbia River.
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The County is seeking input to revise the current Comprehensive Plan. The
County's current Comprehensive Plan is not consistent with state laws that guide
land use planning. This effort will make the County's plan consistent and
provide a blueprint for future development.
The County's current Comprehensive Plan was updated in 2006, but was rejected
in part by the Eastern Washington Growth Management
Hearings Board (EWGMHB), which hears disputes arising from the adoption of comprehensive plans. In 2007,
the County's Comprehensive Plan was appealed to the EWGMHB. After review, the EWGMHB concluded that
the plan does not comply with specific sections of GMA. To comply with state requirements, the County
Kittitas County has a total area of 2,333 square miles. The highest point in the county is Mount Daniel at 7,959 feet above sea level.