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Kittitas (pronounced 'KITT-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.
The Board of County Commissioners implemented a grading ordinance on December 2, 2014. The ordinance
requires a grading permit from the county prior to beginning any work involving grading or filling unless
certain exemptions are met. The grading permit regulations are within KCC 14.05.
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.