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2016 Regular Session
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At the request of: (at the request of Senate Interim Committee on Environment and Natural Resources)
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Regular Sponsors: Printed pursuant to Senate Interim Rule 213.28 by order of the President of the Senate in conformance with presession filing rules, indicating neither advocacy nor opposition on the part of the President.
Bill Title: Relating to land improvement projects.
Catchline/Summary: Authorizes governing body of Tillamook County to, by ordinance or regulation, adopt pilot program for establishing, subject to provisions related to conditional uses of areas zoned for exclusive farm use, creation, restoration or enhancement of wetlands.
Requires] Authorizes governing body of Tillamook County to, by ordinance or regulation, adopt pilot program for establishing, subject to provisions related to conditional uses of areas zoned for exclusive farm use, creation, restoration or enhancement of wetlands. Exempts certain wetland projects from pilot program. Requires governing body to adopt, as part of pilot program, process by which applicants subject to pilot program may request to enter into project-specific collaborative process for settling disputes concerning application. Allows] Requires, subject to available funds, governing body to initiate planning process as part of pilot program to identify areas zoned for exclusive farm use suitable for wetland creation, restoration or enhancement programs and designate areas zoned for exclusive farm use as priority areas for maintenance of agricultural use. Requires governing body to consider certain factors as part of planning process. Authorizes, if planning process results in acknowledged plan, governing body to adopt certain ordinances consistent with priorities identified in plan. Requires governing body to provide for production of progress reports on pilot program to interim committees of Legislative Assembly no later than September 15 of each odd-numbered year during pilot program. Sunsets June 30, 2026] January 2, 2027. Allows Department of State Lands to issue permits to fill Smith Lake or Bybee Lake if fill is to support recreational use or public access.
Chapter Number: Chapter 084
Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
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