Press Release
Community Development Services


Kittitas County CDS to Host Community Open House Regarding Solar Facilities Siting Criteria and Mitgation Measures

Kittitas County, WA - 10/17/2017 - Upcoming Community Open House

Kittitas County Community Development Services is hosting a community open house to share information and obtain feedback regarding the county’s efforts to develop siting criteria and mitigation measures for commercial solar facilities. The open house will be held:

Monday, October 23, 2017, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. 
Hal Homes Community Center
209 N. Ruby Street
Ellensburg, Washington
In January, Kittitas County Commissioners placed a moratorium on accepting applications for larger solar projects until development regulations can be adopted to address concerns related to impacts to agricultural activities and surrounding land uses.  A work plan has been adopted and a citizen advisory committee has been meeting since September to discuss alternatives. 

Kittitas County, from the Cascades to the Columbia, and online at


Contact: Dan Carlson
Community Development Services Director
(509) 962-7506