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Tough questions raised about county’s comp plan draft

Tough questions raised about county’s comp plan draft

By Ann McCreary
Concerns about over-allocation of water resources, inadequate protection of groundwater, and impacts of high-density development in rural areas are among …
Groups appeal county’s comp plan ruling, claiming major environmental impacts

Groups appeal county’s comp plan ruling, claiming major environmental impacts

By Marcy Stamper
Two conservation groups have appealed Okanogan County’s environmental determination on the current draft of the county’s comprehensive plan and zoning map, pointing to provisions that could pave …
County comp plan nears finish line with new draft

County comp plan nears finish line with new draft

By Marcy Stamper
Comprehensive planning is right up there with the wonkiest of bureaucratic undertakings, obscure enough that ordinary citizens often find it difficult …
County to release new comp plan draft, finding no environmental impact

County to release new comp plan draft, finding no environmental impact

By Marcy Stamper
Three years after the county’s comprehensive plan was last reviewed for any impacts it would have on the environment, the Okanogan County Planning Department is about to

Environmental review of comp plan in the works

By Marcy Stamper
People who have been awaiting the next stage of the county’s comprehensive plan—the environmental analysis of the current draft, which has changed substantially from the one that was the basis for the last environmental impact statement—should soon have …
Comp plan goes to county commissioners

Comp plan goes to county commissioners

By Marcy Stamper
The Okanogan County planning commissioners have sent the current draft comprehensive plan to the county commissioners
Planning commission asks for more details in county comp plan

Planning commission asks for more details in county comp plan

By MARCY STAMPER Okanogan County planning commissioners are trying to strike a balance between including enough detail in the comp plan to guide water use and lot density, with an explicit decision by the board of county commissioners to keep regulations out of the plan. “The county commissioners were very sensitive about loading the comprehensive...