Wednesday, Apr. 23, 2014

Posts tagged "SEPA"

County commissioners repeal two ATV ordinances

By Marcy Stamper
The Okanogan County commissioners have completely repealed two county ordinances adopted last year that opened hundreds of miles of roads around the county to ATVs. A new ordinance, signed Tuesday (March 4), states that one of the ordinances “suffers from …

Citizens’ Council sues county over environmental review ordinance changes

By Marcy Stamper
The Methow Valley Citizens’ Council (MVCC) has filed a lawsuit against Okanogan County, asking the court to …

Commissioners exempt smaller projects from environmental review across county

By Marcy Stamper
The standards for which construction projects will automatically be reviewed for potential environmental impact will be the same across the county, following …

Commissioners favor uniform environmental regulations for county

By Marcy Stamper
Environmental review for smaller construction projects will be uniform throughout the county if the Okanogan County commissioners adopt a proposed amendment to the county code. The commissioners requested the ordinance…

Lawsuit: Laws allowing ATVs on county roads should be struck down

By Marcy Stamper The Methow Valley Citizens’ Council (MVCC) and Conservation Northwest have filed a motion against Okanogan County asking the court to declare two county ordinances that opened hundreds of miles of roads to all-terrain vehicles (ATVs) invalid because the county did not determine if they were safe or suitable for ATVs. The legal...