WSR 06-07-072

PROPOSED RULES

COLUMBIA RIVER

GORGE COMMISSION

[ Filed March 13, 2006, 9:38 a.m. ]

Original Notice.

Title of Rule and Other Identifying Information: Columbia River Gorge Commission Rule 350-81 (Land Use Ordinance).

Hearing Location(s): Hood River Best Western Inn, 1108 East Marina Way, Hood River, OR, on June 13, 2006, at 9:00 a.m. (note this is the beginning of the commission's regular meeting. The actual hearing time may be later).

Date of Intended Adoption: June 13, 2006.

Submit Written Comments to: Martha J. Bennett, Executive Director, P.O. Box 730, White Salmon, WA 98672, e-mail crgc@gorge.net, fax (509) 493-2229, by June 1, 2006.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Nancy Andring by June 1, 2006, (509) 493-3323.

Purpose of the Proposal and Its Anticipated Effects, Including Any Changes in Existing Rules: The proposed amendments were added to the management plan in December 2005 (Plan Amendment File No. PA-05-02). The proposed amendments to the management plan are identical to the language adopted into the management plan. The purpose of the proposed amendments to Commission Rule 350-81 is thus to make the land use ordinance consistent with the management plan. Anticipated effects were addressed during adoption of the amendments to the management plan.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: 16 U.S.C. 544e; RCW 43.97.015; ORS 196.150.

Statute Being Implemented: 16 U.S.C. 544e; RCW 43.97.015; ORS 196.150.

Name of Proponent: Columbia river gorge commission.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting, Implementation and Enforcement: Martha J. Bennett, White Salmon, Washington, (509) 493-3323.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. These proposed amendments only add substantive regulations that were previously adopted, amending the land use ordinance is clerical by nature.

A cost-benefit analysis is not required under RCW 34.05.328. This section does not apply to the gorge commission pursuant to RCW 34.05.328 (5)(a)(ii). In addition, these proposed amendments would be exempt pursuant to RCW 34.05.328 (5)(b)(iii).

March 9, 2006

Nancy A. Andring

Rules Coordinator

Reviser's note: The material contained in this filing exceeded the page-count limitations of WAC 1-21-040 for appearance in this issue of the Register. It will appear in the 06-09 issue of the Register.

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