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​2019 Work Plan:  Development Regulation Update

Code Cleanup

 

Project Description Anticipated
SEPA Process
Anticipated Completion Status
Initial Code Cleanup Exempt or DNS 2019, 2020, & 2021 (Phased)

Ongoing

Land Use Tables Nearing Completion

Ebey's Landing, Part 1 Nearing Completion

 

Background

 

​A comprehensive review and cleanup of Island County codes related to land use and development regulations is underway,  with the following goals:

  • clarify sections of the code that are ambiguous;
  • correct sections of the code that appear to disagree with each other;
  • generally make the code more easily understandable and more user friendly; and
  • codify any director policies or code interpretations (this has been a particular point of confusion for members of the public who do not have an easy way of knowing that a policy or interpretation exists).

In addition to text changes, this process will include some code reorganization to make the code flow in a way that is more intuitive for the general public.   Codes will be reviewed and updated in groupings, with larger projects and other code cleanup items running on parallel tracks.  Phase 1 project goals and objectives have been review by the Planning Commission and approved by the Board of Island County Commissioners.

 

Projects

Phase

​Large Project Groups

​Status
I

SEPA in Critical Areas

Shoreline Master Program Code Cleanups

Variance Process

Ebey’s Minor Code Cleanup

​Drafting Scope

Combined with SMP Periodic Update 

Scope Approved

Part 1 nearing completion

​II

Mixed-Use

Farm Worker Housing

Density Bonus/
Planned Residential Development

Sign Code

 

 

 

​III

​Urban Growth Area Notification
& Rezoning Procedures

Junk and Salvage Yards

Campgrounds

PBRS Minor Code Cleanup

 

 

Phase

​Other Code Cleanup Project Groups

Status
I

Minor Edits/Typos

Legal Lots/Platting

Permit Processes

Site Plan Review

Land Use Tables Consolodation

Scope Approved

Scope Approved

Scope Approved

Scope Approved 

Nearing Completion 

​II

Addressing

Aviation

Buildings

Violations

Miscellaneous

​III

Resources

Uses-Recreational

Uses-Retail/Service

Uses-Other

 

 

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