NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Pacific County Board of Commissioners will conduct a public hearing on Tuesday, July 8, 2008 at 10:30 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. The public hearing will be held in the Commissioners Meeting Room of the Pacific County Courthouse Annex, 1216 W. Robert Bush Drive (US 101 and Pacific Avenue), South Bend WA. The purpose of the public hearing is to consider amendments to Pacific County Ordinance Nos. 116, 145 and 149, the amendments of which are being published in summary and in compliance with RCW 65.16.160. (NOTE: the full text will be mailed without charge upon request - see the "Proponent" below for the addresses and/or telephone numbers to submit requests.)

PROPONENT: Board of Pacific County Commissioners, 1216 W. Robert Bush Drive, Suite F, P.O. Box 187, South Bend, WA 98586-0187, Telephone: 360/875-9337, 360/642-9337, 360/484-7337, or 360/267-8337, or TDD: 360/875-9400, 360/642-9400, 360/484-7400, or 360/267-8400.


Pacific County Ordinance 116B Amendments-Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance-Amend/update Ordinance No. 116A to meet current State & Federal floodplain development & protection requirements. The State has instituted additional standards for Manufactured Homes, new standards for Recreational Vehicles, and standards for new construction utilizing below-grade crawlspaces in the floodplain. The standards are also required to make Pacific County's floodplain requirements consistent with the International Building Codes. The Ordinance has also been updated to match the procedural and administrative language of other Pacific County ordinances.

Pacific County Ordinance 145G Amendments-Procedures for Processing Land Use Development Applications - Amend Ordinance No. 145 to reflect changes made to Ordinance No. 149-Land Divisions and Ordinance No. 116A-Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance.

Pacific County Ordinance 149A Amendments-Land Divisions -Amend Section 3-General Requirements, by clarifying the land division exemption process and amend Section 4-Short Subdivision Provisions, by modifying the hearing process for short subdivisions.

The Pacific County Department of Community Development has preliminarily determined that the proposed modification does not have a probable significant adverse impact and therefore no additional SEPA analysis is required. This decision was made after review of a completed environmental checklist and other information on file with the lead agency. This information is available to the public on request.

At the conclusion of the hearing, the Board of Pacific County Commissioners will consider adoption of the above noted amendments or may take other appropriate action. Anyone interested is invited to attend said hearing and be heard. Comments for or against the proposed documents are encouraged. Interested persons must either submit their written comments before the hearing is commenced (see address noted above) or present their written and/or oral comments in person during the scheduled public hearing.

For information regarding these amendments, and/or a copy of the proposed drafts please contact Mike DeSimone with the Pacific County Department of Community Development offices at 318 N.E. 2nd Street, Long Beach, Washington, or at 1216 W. Robert Bush Drive, South Bend, Washington between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Copies of the proposed ordinances, staff report, and SEPA documents will be made available upon request. Inquiries regarding this proposal may also be made to Mike DeSimone (360) 642-9382 or (360) 875-9356 . In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), appropriate aids and/or reasonable accommodations will be made available upon request. Requests must be received at least seven (7) days prior to the hearing - see "Proponent" below. The facility is considered "barrier free" and accessible to those with physical disabilities.

Kathy Noren, Clerk of the Board

Published June 25, 2008

Legal No. 230

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