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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.
Thank you for your interest in the Upper Teanaway Subarea Planning Process.
This process has been discontinued as the term of the revised Memorandum of
Agreement (MOA) for the Upper Teanaway Subarea Planning Process is set to expire
at the end of 2011. Revised
Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the Upper Teanaway Subarea Planning Process
. The meeting materials, map and text information, and public
comments developed during this process will continue to be available on the
"The goal of the subarea plan is to promote a long-term plan that identifies
and protects the important characteristics and identifies future uses for a
majority of the study area:
In achieving this goal, the planning process established by the
County will consider the full complement of tools available under the
Growth Management Act (both rural and urban) to meet the competing needs
and interests in the area and the goal noted above, including new or
modified rural zones, limited areas of more intensive rural development
(LAMIRDS), clustered rural development, overlays addressing
opportunities for energy facilities, master planned resorts and fully
October 28, 2009 Public Meeting and Open House
October 21, 2009 Public Meeting and Open House
October 1, 2009 Public Meeting
September 17, 2009 Public Meeting
September 3, 2009 Public Meeting
August 20, 2009 Public Meeting Open House
This section contains working drafts of maps and text used in Upper Teanaway Subarea Planning
Selected Resource Maps prepared by Sasaki and Associates for the October 21st Open House:
Early examples of draft Subarea Plan text were presented at the October
21st Open House. Text is organized by plan element, though element titles,
content, and organization may change as the plan evolves.
A variety of written comments have been submitted to the County. All written
comments are available for review at the County's Community Development Services
counter. Comments that were submitted to the County in PDF format and requested
to be posted on this webpage are provided below.
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.