Chapter 36.70A RCW


Legislative findings.
FindingsRural lands.
Planning goals.
Public participationNotice provisions.
Who must planSummary of requirementsResolution for partial planningDevelopment regulations must implement comprehensive plans.
Phasing of comprehensive plan submittal.
Guidelines to classify agriculture, forest, and mineral lands and critical areas.
Natural resource lands and critical areasDevelopment regulations.
Comprehensive plansMandatory elements.
Comprehensive plansOptional elements.
Comprehensive plansPort elements.
Comprehensive plansInnovative techniques.
Comprehensive plansMust be coordinated.
State agencies required to comply with comprehensive plans.
Comprehensive plansDevelopment regulationsTransmittal to stateAmendmentsExpedited review.
Comprehensive plansTransportation elementMultimodal transportation improvements and strategies.
Comprehensive plansUrban growth areas.
Comprehensive plans and development regulations must provide sufficient land capacity for development.
Planning activities and capital budget decisionsImplementation in conformity with comprehensive plan.
Comprehensive plansReview procedures and schedulesAmendments.
Mineral resource landsReview of related designations and development regulations.
Comprehensive plansEnsure public participation.
Identification of lands useful for public purposes.
Identification of open space corridorsPurchase authorized.
Property designated as greenbelt or open spaceNot subject to adverse possession.
Natural resource lands and critical areasDesignations.
Playing fieldsCompliance with this chapter.
Critical areasDesignation and protectionBest available science to be used.
Wetlands to be delineated in accordance with manual.
Agricultural landsInnovative zoning techniquesAccessory uses.
Chapter implementationIntent.
Technical assistance, procedural criteria, grants, and mediation services.
Siting of essential public facilitiesLimitation on liability.
Countywide planning policies.
Siting of schoolsRural areas, when authorizedImpact fees.
Siting of schoolsPeriodic updates.
Extension of public facilities and utilities to serve school sited in a rural area authorizedRequirements for authorizationReport.
Review and evaluation program.
Guidance for local governments on the review and evaluation programPublic participationAnalysis and recommendations.
Growth management hearings boardCreationMembers.
Growth management hearings boardConsolidation into environmental and land use hearings office.
Growth management hearings boardRegional panels.
Growth management hearings boardConduct, procedure, and compensation.
Growth management hearings boardMatters subject to review.
Growth management hearings boardPetitionsEvidence.
Growth management hearings boardDirect judicial review.
Final orders.
Growth management hearings boardDetermination of invalidityVesting of development permitsInterim controls.
Expedited review.
Growth management hearings boardLimitations on appeal by the state.
Presumption of validityBurden of proofPlans and regulations.
Growth management hearings boardLegislative intent and finding.
Order of invalidity issued before July 27, 1997.
Noncompliance and sanctions.
New fully contained communities.
Master planned resorts.
Master planned resortsExisting resort may be included.
Major industrial developments.
Major industrial developmentsMaster planned locations.
Major industrial developmentsMaster planned locationsReclaimed surface coal mine sites.
Protection of private property.
Extension of designation date.
Environmental planning pilot projects.
Moratoria, interim zoning controlsPublic hearingLimitation on lengthExceptions.
Accessory apartments.
Treatment of residential structures occupied by persons with handicaps.
Transportation projectsFindingsIntent.
Transportation projectsCollaborative review process.
Family day-care provider's home facilityCounty or city may not prohibit in residential or commercial areaConditions.
Watershed restoration projectsPermit processingFish habitat enhancement project.
Project reviewAmendment suggestion procedureDefinitions.
Shorelines of the state.
ConstructionChapter 347, Laws of 1995.
Growth management planning and environmental review fundEstablished.
Growth management planning and environmental review fundAwarding of grant or loanProcedures.
General aviation airports.
National historic townsDesignation.
Land use development incompatible with military installation not allowedRevision of comprehensive plans and development regulations.
Affordable housing incentive programsLow-income housing units.
Aquifer conservation zones.
Regulation of forest practices.
Complying with requirements relating to surface and groundwater resources.
On-site sewage system self-inspection.
Development regulationsJurisdictions specifiedElectric vehicle infrastructure.
PurposeIntent2011 c 360.
Voluntary stewardship program establishedAdministered by commissionAgency participation.
Critical areas protectionAlternative to RCW 36.70A.060County's responsibilitiesProcedures.
Funding by commissionCounty's dutiesWatershed group established.
Watershed group's dutiesWork planConditional priority funding.
Technical review of work planTime frame for action by director.
Report by watershed groupDirector consults with statewide advisory committee.
When work plan is not approved, fails, or is unfundedCounty's dutiesRules.
Commission's dutiesTimelines.
Statewide advisory committeeMembership.
Agricultural operatorsIndividual stewardship plan.
Implementing the work plan.
Agricultural operatorsWithdrawal from program.
Role of growth strategies commission.
Severability1990 1st ex.s. c 17.
Part, section headings not law1990 1st ex.s. c 17.
Section headings not law1991 sp.s. c 32.
Transfer of powers, duties, and functions.
Conflict with federal requirements2011 c 360.
Agricultural landsLegislative directive of growth management act: See note following RCW 7.48.305.
Building permitsEvidence of adequate water supply required: RCW 19.27.097.
Expediting completion of projects of statewide significanceRequirements of agreements: RCW 43.157.020.
Impact fees: RCW 82.02.050 through 82.02.100.
Population forecasts: RCW 43.62.035.
Regional transportation planning: Chapter 47.80 RCW.
Subdivision and short subdivision requirements: RCW 58.17.060, 58.17.110.
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