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Draft 17A Water Availability Study Areas Overlay Draft

PUBLIC HEARING

FINAL DETERMINATION OF NON-SIGNIFICANCE

PROPOSED ORDINANCE

 OCC 17A.400 OVERLAYS-Water Availability Study Areas

 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Okanogan County Department of Planning & Development has proposed an ordinance that would amend Okanogan County Code by creating a new section 17A.400.  OCC 17A.400 would authorize the Okanogan Board of County Commissioners to designate areas in the county as water availability study areas which would curtail certain land uses that propose to use permit exempt wells for potable water supplies pending the outcome of a defined analysis of available water in the study area.

 The SEPA Responsible Official has issued a final determination of non-significance for this proposal.

 A public hearing has been scheduled with the Okanogan County Regional Planning Commission. The public hearing will be conducted on November 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners Auditorium in the Virginia Grainger Building in Okanogan, WA. Verbal testimony will be taken with a time limit of 5 minutes per speaker. Written comments may be submitted at the hearing.  Written comments will be accepted prior to the hearing and may be submitted in writing or electronically to Roxanna King, Administrative Assistant, at 123 5th Ave N suite 130, Okanogan, WA 98840 or at rking@co.okanogan.wa.us .

 Date of Publication: October 25, 2017

 Information regarding this proposed ordinance can be obtained from: Okanogan County Office of Planning and Development, Perry Huston, Director of Planning, 123 5th Avenue North, Suite 130 Okanogan, WA 98840 (509)422-7218 or phuston@co.okanogan.wa.us . Documents prepared for the proposal may be viewed at www.okanogancounty.org/planning