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Environmental groups appeal county’s analysis of ATV impacts

Environmental groups appeal county’s analysis of ATV impacts

By Marcy Stamper
The two environmental organizations that successfully sued Okanogan County to overturn two ordinances that would have allowed all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) on most county roads have …
County hearing set on Walking D zone change; Twisp neighbors oppose request

County hearing set on Walking D zone change; Twisp neighbors oppose request

By Marcy Stamper

The Okanogan County hearing examiner has scheduled a hearing on an amendment to the county code that would rezone about eight acres just …
Lost River Airport road changes proposed

Lost River Airport road changes proposed

The Lost River Airport Homeowners’ Association has applied to Okanogan County to revise the plat maps to reflect current conditions on the ground. The change would vacate part of a road between Meek and Susan roads that was never built, according to Okanogan County Senior Planner Ben Rough. The land from the vacated road would...
Commissioners will hear input on increased ATV access

Commissioners will hear input on increased ATV access

The Okanogan County planning director has determined that opening an additional 597 miles of roads throughout the county to ATVs (all-terrain vehicles) would have no environmental impact. The final decision under the State Environmental Policy Act was made following input to the county on the proposal received from 40 individuals, agencies and organizations. The county...
Input on county ATV proposal mostly favorable

Input on county ATV proposal mostly favorable

By Marcy Stamper
Okanogan County received 40 comments on its proposal to open 597 additional miles of county roads to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) and on the county planning director’s analysis of the potential …

Changes to county’s festival permit procedures

The Okanogan County planning commissioners are continuing their review of proposed changes to the county’s procedures for permits for festivals and other temporary gatherings. Under the new procedures, applications would be filed with the Planning Department instead of the county commissioners. Required application materials would vary depending on the nature of the festival, but the...

Zoning change proposed for Walking D property near Twisp

By Marcy Stamper
The Okanogan County planning department is considering an amendment to the county code that would change the zoning for about eight acres just north of Twisp from the 20-acre uplands to the 12,500-square-foot zone on the valley floor. The change for the Walking D property would accommodate …

County planning commission approves Mazama zone changes

The Okanogan County Planning Commission has recommended amending the county code to require at least twice the minimum lot size for planned developments in rural residential and low-density residential zones in Mazama. The action came at the commission’s public hearing on Monday (Feb. 24). If the county commissioners approve the changes, it would make zoning...

Hearing on change to Mazama planned development zones

A proposal that would amend the county code to require at least twice the minimum lot size for planned developments in Mazama will have a hearing before the Okanogan County planning commission next week. The change would make zoning in the Upper Valley more consistent with zoning in the rest of the Methow Review District....
Mazama development plan rejected

Mazama development plan rejected

By Marcy Stamper
The Okanogan County planning commissioners rejected an application for a three-unit planned development on eight-and-a-half acres in Mazama at their hearing on Nov. 25.