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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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On September 21, 2017 the Kittitas County Board of Health (BOH) and the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) approved revisions to Kittitas County Code Chapter 13.25 (Cistern Water System Requirements), Chapter 13.35 (Adequate Water Supply Determination for Building Permits), Chapter 13.40 (Mitigation and Metering), as well as the 2017 Kittitas County Public Health Department fee schedule and policy.
“These revisions are meant to make it easier for homeowners to access water in areas where water isn’t currently available through a well,” states Kittitas County Commissioner Paul Jewell.
The water code revisions primarily increase access to an alternative potable water resource (cisterns) for homeowners who are located in “red zones” or areas where water mitigation is not available. The changes also included some code and policy clarifications not associated with the cistern changes. The most significant changes include the following:
Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at https://www.co.kittitas.wa.us
Holly Myers, Environmental Health Supervisor, 509-962-7515
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.