Comprehensive Plan Compliance 2012

Meetings | Materials

Final Decision

On Monday February 11, 2013 the Board of County Commissioners adopted Ordinance 2013-001 relating to the Comprehensive Plan Compliance effort. This ordinance with its appendices represents the final changes to the Comprehensive Plan, Kittitas County Code, and the Official Zoning and Land Use Maps designed to bring the county back into compliance with the Washington State Growth Management Act. This action and the related documentation represent the culmination of an 18 month effort as outlined below by Community Development Services to define and protect the county's rural character.

To view the complete bookmarked 280 page PDF of the Ordinance and appendices click below:

To view the various sections of the ordinance as PDFs within your web browser click on the desired section below:

Record for Deliberations

All materials presented to the public, the Planning Commission, and the Board of County Commissioners and all of the public comments received by the County during the process of bringing the Comprehensive Plan and County development regulations into compliance with the Washington State Growth Management Act are provided within this link. The record is arranged for review to reflect what was presented to the Planning Commission (PC) and those presented to the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC). Any index line preceded by "PC" was presented to the Planning Commission on November 23 and November 25, 2012. Any index line preceded with "BOCC" or "Revised" are the items for consideration now before the County Commissioners.

Complete Record for Deliberations

Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing

The Kittitas County Board of County Commissioners held a public hearing on Monday, November 26, 2012 at 6 p.m. at the Teanaway Hall at County Fairgrounds. The Board continued the hearing for written comment until November 28th at 5:00 PM and started deliberations at 1:30 on November 30th . On November 30th the Board reopened the record until December 6th at 5:00 PM and continued the deliberations to December 10th. On December 10th the Board continued the hearing to January 16th at 1:30. The complete record for the deliberations is listed here .

Date & Time        Location
Start deliberations
January 16, 2013
1:30 PM
  Commissioners' Auditorium
205 West 5th Room 109
Ellensburg, WA 98926

November 26 Board of County Commissioners Hearing

October 23 Planning Commission Hearing

October Joint Study Session Materials

Draft-Chapter-2-Land-Use-Comprehensive-Plan

August Joint Study Session Materials

July Joint Study Session Materials

September Open House Materials

The County staff hosted a final public open house event on September 18th to communicate the results of the open house events, draft changes to the Comprehensive Plan and regulations to meet the Growth Management Act and next steps in the compliance process. Materials from this meeting are provided below.

June Open House Materials

April Open House Materials

March Open House Materials