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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 …

Hearing set for Trailside Planned Development in Mazama

By Marcy Stamper
Okanogan County has scheduled a public hearing later this month on the proposed Trailside Planned Development, which would create two lots and open space on eight-and-a-half acres near the Mazama junction. Permitted uses include residential units that could be utilized as nightly rentals. The project sponsor is seeking …

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...
County proposes 600 more miles for ATVs

County proposes 600 more miles for ATVs

By Marcy Stamper

Okanogan County has prepared a new ordinance and a list of 597 miles of roads that the county proposes to open to ATVs, and issued an analysis of potential environmental impacts. The new proposal replaces two ordinances that were rescinded in March. The proposed all-terrain vehicle (ATV) routes follow...

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 …

Scaled-back development up for planning department review again in Mazama

By Marcy Stamper
A Mazama property owner has revised a proposal for a development on Goat Creek Road, scaling it back to two residences instead of three on the eight-and-a-half acres. Project sponsor Ken Madden filed a revised proposal in March with …

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.

Planning commission: Don’t change Methow environmental-review rules

By Marcy Stamper
A unanimous response from some 75 Methow Valley residents apparently persuaded the Okanogan County Planning Commission to recommend against allowing large building projects in the Methow Valley to proceed without an environmental review.