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Posted on: April 3, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Annual Amendment Cycle for Comprehensive Plan & UDC

Planning Commission Hearing on Preliminary Docket of Annual Amendments April 17th, in meeting beginning 5:30 PM.

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Jefferson County Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, April 17, 2019, at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 W. Valley Rd, Chimacum, WA 98325. The Planning Commission will conduct business from 5:30 pm to 6:00 pm and begin the hearing at 6:00 pm. The purpose of the hearing is to accept public comment regarding the Suggested Text Amendments to the Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan and Unified Development Code (UDC) on the 2019 Preliminary Docket. A brief summary of the amendments follows:

  1.  MLA19-00018. Jefferson County Planning Commission suggests an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan and UDC to rescind provisions of the Forest Transition Overlay (FTO).

  2.  MLA19-00019. Jefferson County Planning Commission suggests a review and amendment of JCC 18.20.295 Recreational Marijuana addressing community concerns regarding land use issues experienced with recreational marijuana production in rural residential zones.

  3.  MLA19-00020. Jefferson County Planning Commission suggests development of new regulations using “Eco-ADU” as a method for permitting multiple Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) per parcel. The suggestion would allow the existing square footage of ADUs to be allotted over multiple ADUs per parcel when certain “eco” performance standards are met.

  4.  MLA19-00023. Jefferson County Planning Commission suggests an amendment to the Comprehensive Plan adding a priority work item to the Housing Element’s Action Plan to “convene a panel of citizens knowledgeable in the innovative technologies listed in Policy HS-P-2.3 to research and recommend a set of performance measures upon which to build a set of opt-in, very-low-impact and/or impact-positive standards for Jefferson County.”

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