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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.
If you are planning any activity within Kittitas County right-of-way, you must first obtain an access
and work within the
right-of-way permit from the Public Works Department.
All driveways, which connect to County right-of-way, require a permit.
Other activities, which require a permit, include the following:
call at least two (2) business days before you dig. Its the law!
RCW 19.122, anyone
digging deeper than twelve inches must call for
locates two business days before they dig. This holds true for private
property, city, county, state or federal lands, and railroad right-of-way. In
addition to damages and civil penalties, anyone who ignores this law may also
be subject to penalties from the Department of Labor and industries.
Remember, call before you dig.
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.