Planning and Development Services
2009: Skagit County
Code Amendment Recommendations
The Department is
recommending a series of code amendments to the Planning Commission for
consideration. Most amendments are minor in nature and can be classified
as housekeeping that are necessary to address such things
as typographical errors, inadvertent additions or omissions, and to provide
clarity or consistency.
The following list
highlights some of the more substantive proposed changes:
- Addition of definitions
for remodel, repair and replacement.
- Modification of
substantial improvement as it relates to the Flood Damage
Prevention provisions as well as amendments to the Flood Damage Prevention
provisions themselves relating to limits on construction, reconstruction
or repair within the designated floodway.
- Inclusion of process
and approval criteria for UGA boundary modification proposals.
of County Commissioner options relating to legislative proposals.
- Codification of
Alger Community Plan provisions relating to development, landscaping,
of Rural Business expansion potential, requirements, and formula for
- Addition of requirements
necessary to comply with State law which requires the County to assume
jurisdiction of conversion permits.
The processing schedule
for the amendments is as follows:
June 12th Release
Draft Regulations for Public Review
June 30th Planning Commission Public Hearing
July 30th Planning Commission Work Session
September 1st Planning Commission Deliberations
October BoCC Review and Possible Adoption