Chapter 36.70 RCW



HTMLPDF 36.70.010Purpose and intent.
HTMLPDF 36.70.015Expenditure of funds declared public purpose.
HTMLPDF 36.70.020Definitions.
HTMLPDF 36.70.025"Solar energy system" defined.
HTMLPDF 36.70.030CommissionCreation.
HTMLPDF 36.70.040DepartmentCreationCreation of commission to assist department.
HTMLPDF 36.70.050Authority for planning.
HTMLPDF 36.70.060Regional planning commissionAppointment and powers.
HTMLPDF 36.70.070CommissionComposition.
HTMLPDF 36.70.080CommissionAppointmentCounty.
HTMLPDF 36.70.090CommissionMembershipTermsExisting commissions.
HTMLPDF 36.70.100CommissionVacancies.
HTMLPDF 36.70.110CommissionRemoval.
HTMLPDF 36.70.120CommissionOfficers.
HTMLPDF 36.70.130Planning agencyMeetings.
HTMLPDF 36.70.140Planning agencyRules and records.
HTMLPDF 36.70.150Planning agencyJoint meetings.
HTMLPDF 36.70.160DirectorAppointment.
HTMLPDF 36.70.170DirectorEmployees.
HTMLPDF 36.70.180Joint director.
HTMLPDF 36.70.190Special services.
HTMLPDF 36.70.200Board of adjustmentCreationZoning adjustor.
HTMLPDF 36.70.210Board of adjustmentMembershipQuorum.
HTMLPDF 36.70.220Board of adjustmentAppointmentAppointment of zoning adjustor.
HTMLPDF 36.70.230Board of adjustmentTerms.
HTMLPDF 36.70.240Board of adjustmentVacancies.
HTMLPDF 36.70.250Board of adjustmentRemoval.
HTMLPDF 36.70.260Board of adjustmentOrganization.
HTMLPDF 36.70.270Board of adjustmentMeetings.
HTMLPDF 36.70.280Board of adjustmentRules and records.
HTMLPDF 36.70.290Appropriation for planning agency, board of adjustment.
HTMLPDF 36.70.300Accept gifts.
HTMLPDF 36.70.310Conference and travel expensesCommission members and staff.
HTMLPDF 36.70.315Public noticeIdentification of affected property.
HTMLPDF 36.70.317Statement of restrictions applicable to real property.
HTMLPDF 36.70.320Comprehensive plan.
HTMLPDF 36.70.330Comprehensive planRequired elements.
HTMLPDF 36.70.340Comprehensive planAmplification of required elements.
HTMLPDF 36.70.350Comprehensive planOptional elements.
HTMLPDF 36.70.360Comprehensive planCooperation with affected agencies.
HTMLPDF 36.70.370Comprehensive planFiling of copies.
HTMLPDF 36.70.380Comprehensive planPublic hearing required.
HTMLPDF 36.70.390Comprehensive planNotice of hearing.
HTMLPDF 36.70.400Comprehensive planApprovalRequired voteRecord.
HTMLPDF 36.70.410Comprehensive planAmendment.
HTMLPDF 36.70.420Comprehensive planReferral to board.
HTMLPDF 36.70.430Comprehensive planBoard may initiate or changeNotice.
HTMLPDF 36.70.440Comprehensive planBoard may approve or changeNotice.
HTMLPDF 36.70.450Planning agencyRelating projects to comprehensive plan.
HTMLPDF 36.70.460Planning agencyAnnual report.
HTMLPDF 36.70.470Planning agencyPromotion of public interest in plan.
HTMLPDF 36.70.480Planning agencyCooperation with agencies.
HTMLPDF 36.70.490Information to be furnished agency.
HTMLPDF 36.70.493Manufactured housing communitiesProhibitions of county due to community status as a nonconforming use.
HTMLPDF 36.70.495Planning regulationsCopies provided to county assessor.
HTMLPDF 36.70.500Right of entryCommission or planning staff.
HTMLPDF 36.70.510Special referred mattersReports.
HTMLPDF 36.70.520Required submission of capital expenditure projects.
HTMLPDF 36.70.530Relating capital expenditure projects to comprehensive plan.
HTMLPDF 36.70.540Referral procedureReports.
HTMLPDF 36.70.545Development regulationsConsistency with comprehensive plan.
HTMLPDF 36.70.547General aviation airportsSiting of incompatible uses.
HTMLPDF 36.70.550Official controls.
HTMLPDF 36.70.560Official controlsForms of controls.
HTMLPDF 36.70.570Official controlsAdoption.
HTMLPDF 36.70.580Official controlsPublic hearing by commission.
HTMLPDF 36.70.590Official controlsNotice of hearing.
HTMLPDF 36.70.600Official controlsRecommendation to boardRequired vote.
HTMLPDF 36.70.610Official controlsReference to board.
HTMLPDF 36.70.620Official controlsAction by board.
HTMLPDF 36.70.630Official controlsBoard to conduct hearing, adopt findings prior to incorporating changes in recommended control.
HTMLPDF 36.70.640Official controlsBoard may initiate.
HTMLPDF 36.70.650Board final authority.
HTMLPDF 36.70.660Procedures for adoption of controls limited to planning matters.
HTMLPDF 36.70.670EnforcementOfficial controls.
HTMLPDF 36.70.675Child care facilitiesReview of need and demandAdoption of ordinances.
HTMLPDF 36.70.678Conditional and special use permit applications by parties licensed or certified by the department of social and health services or the department of correctionsMediation prior to appeal required.
HTMLPDF 36.70.680Subdividing and platting.
HTMLPDF 36.70.690County improvements.
HTMLPDF 36.70.692County development regulationsProposed water uses.
HTMLPDF 36.70.695Development regulationsJurisdictions specifiedElectric vehicle infrastructure.
HTMLPDF 36.70.700Planning agencyTime limit for report.
HTMLPDF 36.70.710Final authority.
HTMLPDF 36.70.720Prerequisite for zoning.
HTMLPDF 36.70.730Text without map.
HTMLPDF 36.70.740Zoning mapProgressive adoption.
HTMLPDF 36.70.750ZoningTypes of regulations.
HTMLPDF 36.70.755Residential care facilitiesReview of need and demandAdoption of ordinances.
HTMLPDF 36.70.757Family day-care provider's home facilityCounty may not prohibit in residential or commercial areaConditions.
HTMLPDF 36.70.760Establishing zones.
HTMLPDF 36.70.770All regulations shall be uniform in each zone.
HTMLPDF 36.70.780Classifying unmapped areas.
HTMLPDF 36.70.790Interim zoning.
HTMLPDF 36.70.795Moratoria, interim zoning controlsPublic hearingLimitation on length.
HTMLPDF 36.70.800Procedural amendmentsZoning ordinance.
HTMLPDF 36.70.810Board of adjustmentAuthority.
HTMLPDF 36.70.820Board of adjustmentQuasi-judicial powers.
HTMLPDF 36.70.830Board of adjustmentAppealsTime limit.
HTMLPDF 36.70.840Board of adjustmentNotice of time and place of hearing on conditional permit.
HTMLPDF 36.70.850Board of adjustmentAppealNotice of time and place.
HTMLPDF 36.70.860Board of adjustmentScope of authority on appeal.
HTMLPDF 36.70.870Zoning adjustorPowers and duties.
HTMLPDF 36.70.880Zoning adjustorAction final unless appealed.
HTMLPDF 36.70.890Board of adjustmentAction finalWrits.
HTMLPDF 36.70.900Inclusion of findings of fact.
HTMLPDF 36.70.910Short title.
HTMLPDF 36.70.920Duties and responsibilities imposed by other acts.
HTMLPDF 36.70.930Chapter alternative method.
HTMLPDF 36.70.940Elective adoption.
HTMLPDF 36.70.970Hearing examiner systemAdoption authorizedAlternativeFunctionsProcedures.
HTMLPDF 36.70.980Conformance with chapter 43.97 RCW required.
HTMLPDF 36.70.982Fish enhancement projectsCounty's liability.
HTMLPDF 36.70.990Treatment of residential structures occupied by persons with handicaps.
HTMLPDF 36.70.992Watershed restoration projectsPermit processingFish habitat enhancement project.
HTMLPDF 36.70.994Pollinator habitatsBeehivesDefinitions.


Acquisition of interests in land for conservation, protection, preservation, or open space purposes by counties: RCW 64.04.130.
Alternative planning enabling act: Chapter 35.63 RCW.
Appearance of fairness doctrineApplication to local land use decisions: RCW 42.36.010.
County, sewerage, water, and drainage systems as part of comprehensive plan: Chapter 36.70 RCW.
Expediting completion of projects of statewide significanceRequirements of agreements: RCW 43.157.020.
Joint operations by political subdivisions, deposit and control of funds: RCW 43.09.285.
Unfit dwellings, buildings, and structures: Chapter 35.80 RCW.