The county initiated amendment (Docket) process provides a means for suggested improvements in comprehensive plans and development regulations submitted by interested persons, hearing examiners and staff of other agencies. Requests for map or text amendments to the comprehensive plan or implementing development regulations received by the county prior to September 1st will be considered in conjunction with the following year's work program subject to councils approval.
*Information will be posted as available.
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The Shoreline Management Act requires a periodic review every 8 years to ensure that the SMP remains consistent with changes in laws and rules and is responsive to changed circumstances. The county will need to remedy issues found in the review and submit to Ecology by June 30, 2021.
A proposal to amend the comprehensive plan and zoning from Commercial (NC) to Urban Medium Density Residential (R-22) on three parcels (104600000, 104530040, 104530004), which are cumulatively 2.83 acres, to make more affordable housing units available in the county.
Amend the CWPPs to add a policy outlining the process to amend/add to the CWPPs.
Woodland: Amend the Countywide Planning Policies and comprehensive plan text to allow for the expansion of the Woodland Urban Growth Boundary.
Cowlitz Indian Tribe: Amend the Countywide Planning Policies to recognize the Cowlitz Indian Tribe.
Amend CCC 40.350.015 to require pedestrian infrastructure when development is near major roads. Amend Chapter 40.220 to allow reduced setback and lot coverage standards when pedestrian accessways are required in the single family residential zoning districts.
Amendments to the comprehensive plan, map, and development regulations require a legislative process which includes public work sessions and hearings before the Planning Commission and County Council. Depending on the project, other informational meetings may occur, such as open houses or presentations to other county advisory boards.
- Planning Commission's schedule and meeting materials
- County Council's schedule and meeting materials
All Planning Commission and Council work sessions and hearings are held at the Public Service Center, 1300 Franklin St., sixth-floor, Vancouver and are televised by CVTV.
Other meetings and presentations will be posted on the project's webpage (links above).
To receive updates and notifications on the the Annual Reviews and Dockets cases, please register for project updates and click on "Annual Reviews and Dockets".
Jose Alvarez, Planner III