The Clark County Council has charged the Freight Rail Dependent Use Advisory Committee to consider and recommend development regulations related to freight rail dependent uses to be adopted in 2018. The committee will review the oil classifications in RCW 90. 56.010, exclude energy products and chemicals deemed hazardous, build a list of uses from the bulk commodities that make up over 90% of rail freight, and use definition of Freight Rail Dependent Uses in ESB 5517 with particular emphasis on the terms “dependent on” and “makes use” of to refine list.
The Freight Rail Dependent Use Advisory Committee (FRDUAC) held its last meeting on June 20, 2018. Their recommendation will be brought before the public, planning commission and county council for consideration.