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Okanogan County’s shoreline development plan nears final approval

Okanogan County’s shoreline development plan nears final approval

After 10 years of work, Okanogan County appears close to finalizing its plan for development and protections along the county’s lakes and rivers. The county commissioners reviewed the latest draft of the Shoreline Master Program (SMP), which incorporates changes from the state Department of Ecology, the planning commissioners, and the commissioners themselves.
Concerns about fencing, public access in county shoreline plan

Concerns about fencing, public access in county shoreline plan

The Okanogan County Planning Commission voted by a 3-2 margin to approve the county’s plan covering development and protections along lakes and rivers, but the Methow’s representative is concerned …
Methow Valley citizen groups worry about building near shorelines

Methow Valley citizen groups worry about building near shorelines

The current draft of the county’s plan to protect shorelines and regulate development near rivers and lakes could actually harm them, say two citizens’ groups in the Methow Valley. The Methow Valley Citizens’ Council and the Mazama Advisory Committee are concerned that the plan allows building too close to waterways …

Ecology to county: no more money for shorelines plan, but experts available

By Marcy Stamper
Okanogan County will not be getting any extra money from the state Department of Ecology to help finish its plan that protects shorelines, but an Ecology manager commended county staff for their work over the past decade and reiterated …