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Island County's Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO) updates

Beginning in 2002, every county and city planning under the Growth Management Act ( GMA, RCW 36.70A​) is required to review and update its comprehensive plan and associated development regulations every seven years to make sure that they comply with the provisions of the GMA. Deadlines to complete review and update of comprehensive plans and critical area ordinances vary throughout the state.

Critical Areas Updates
Status

Fish and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Areas (FWHCA)

In 2014 Island Co. completed an update to the FWHCAs through Ordinance C-75-14. Click to view (pending litigation from WEAN)

(Please note that FWHCAs that are under SMA jurisdiction were included in the 2010-2013 Shoreline Master Program Update, pending approval from the Department of Ecology)

Wetlands

Ordinance effective July 1, 2008

Agriculture

Completed Fall 2006, pending ongoing litigation, an interim OrdCnance is in effect. Link to: C-16-15

Geologically Hazardous Areas

Completed April 2006

Frequently Flooded Areas

Completed August 2005

Critical Aquifer Recharge Areas

Completed July 2005

Critical Areas Ordinance update in progress as part of the 2016 Comprehensive Plan Update.

 

 

 

For more information regarding Island County's Critical Areas Ordinance update, contact:

Island County Planning and Community Development

From North or Central Whidbey:  360-679-7339

From South Whidbey:  360-321-5111 x7339

From Camano:  360-629-4522 x7339

Mailing Address:

Planning Department​
PO Box 5000
Coupeville, WA  98239


Physical Address:
Whidbey:  1 NE 6th Street, Coupeville
Camano:  121 N. East Camano Drive​​​

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