Benton County Code

BENTON COUNTY CODE

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BENTON COUNTY CODE          TABLE OF CONTENTS - COMPLETE

BENTON COUNTY CODE          TABLE OF CONTENTS - TITLES


BENTON COUNTY CODE TABLE OF CONTENTS - TITLES AND CHAPTERS
                                                                

TITLE 1 BCC
GENERAL 
   
 CHAPTER 1.04 BCC
CODE ADOPTION

 CHAPTER 1.06 BCC
PENALTIES

   
TITLE 2 BCC
ANIMALS 
   
 CHAPTER 2.08 BCC    
RABIES

 CHAPTER 2.12 BCCHUNTING AND FIREARM RESTRICTIONS

                                                           
CHAPTER 2.16 BCC
LIVESTOCK


CHAPTER 2.18 BCC
DOG CONTROL, REPEALED -- ORD. 386, EFFECTIVE 05-19-03

 CHAPTER 2.20 BCCPOTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DOGS AND DANGEROUS DOGS

 CHAPTER 2.24 BCC
INHERENTLY DANGEROUS MAMMALS/REPTILES, REPEALED -- ORD. 455 EFFECTIVE 09-24-07

 CHAPTER 2.26 BCCANIMAL CONTROL

   
TITLE 3 BCC
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

   
 CHAPTER 3.02 BCC
ADMINISTRATION AND DISPOSITION OF INFRACTIONS

 CHAPTER 3.04 BCCBUILDING CODE

 CHAPTER 3.06 BCCSIGN CODE

 CHAPTER 3.08 BCCPLUMBING CODE

 CHAPTER 3.12 BCCMECHANICAL CODE

 CHAPTER 3.14 BCCENERGY CODE

 CHAPTER 3.14A BCCNORTHWEST ENERGY CODE, REPEALED -- ORD. 399, EFFECTIVE 06-28-04

 CHAPTER 3.16 BCCFIRE CODE

 CHAPTER 3.18 BCCMINIMUM STANDARDS FOR FIRE FLOWS, WATER MAINS, FIRE HYDRANTS, AND ROADS

 CHAPTER 3.20 BCCPLACEMENT OF MANUFACTURED HOMES/FACTORY ASSEMBLED STRUCTURES (FAS)

 CHAPTER 3.22 BCCMANUFACTURED HOME PARKS

 CHAPTER 3.24 BCCSWIMMING POOLS

 CHAPTER 3.26 BCCFLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION

   
TITLE 4 BCC BUSINESS RULES AND REGULATIONS

   
 CHAPTER 4.02 BCCADULT USE (ENTERTAINMENT) BUSINESSES

 CHAPTER 4.04 BCCMOBILE HOME PARKS, REPEALED -- ORD. 165, 04-25-83

 CHAPTER 4.08 BCCMOBILE HOMES AND TRAILERS LOCATED OUTSIDE MOBILE HOME PARKS, REPEALED -- ORD. 134, 04-30-79

 CHAPTER 4.16 BCCPAWNBROKERS -- SECOND HAND DEALERS -- AUTO WRECKING YARDS

   
TITLE 5 BCCGOVERNMENT
 
   
 CHAPTER 5.04 BCCEMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 CHAPTER 5.08 BCCCOMMISSIONERS' SALARIES, REPEALED -- ORD. 119, EFFECTIVE 11-24-86

 CHAPTER 5.12 BCCDEFENSE OF ACTIONS AGAINST COUNTY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

 CHAPTER 5.14 BCCPUBLIC RECORDS

 CHAPTER 5.18 BCC
INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES



 
TITLE 6 BCCHEALTH, WELFARE AND SANITATION (to be restructured at a later date)
 
 
 
 CHAPTER 6.04 BCCGARBAGE

 CHAPTER 6.08 BCCLITTER REMOVAL

 CHAPTER 6.16 BCCCLEANING SEPTIC TANKS, CESSPOOLS, AND SEEPAGE PITS

 CHAPTER 6.20 BCCSNOW REMOVAL

 CHAPTER 6.24 BCCWASTE WATER

 CHAPTER 6.28 BCCCURFEW

 CHAPTER 6.30 BCC

PUBLIC PLACES - UNLAWFUL ACTIONS

 CHAPTER 6.32 BCC

PAGES 6-32 THRU 6-38 ARE HEREBY RESERVED FOR FUTURE USE.
 CHAPTER 6.35 BCCENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

 CHAPTER 6.36 BCCENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, REPEALED -- ORD. 182, EFFECTIVE 10-01-84

 CHAPTER 6.40 BCCFOOD SERVICE SANITATION

 CHAPTER 6.44 BCCDRUG PARAPHERNALIA, REPEALED -- ORD. 532, EFFECTIVE 12-03-13

 CHAPTER 6.45 BCCMETHADONE TREATMENT FACILITIES, REPEALED -- ORD. 426, EFFECTIVE 12-19-05

 CHAPTER 6.46 BCCABANDONED VEHICLES AND VEHICLE HULKS

 CHAPTER 6.50 BCCFLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION, REPEALED -- ORD. 208, EFFECTIVE 04-06-98

 CHAPTER 6.54 BCCNO SMOKING POLICY

   
TITLE 6A BCCHEALTH AND WELFARE

   
 CHAPTER 6A.10 BCCDISPOSITION OF HUMAN REMAINS

 CHAPTER 6A.15 BCCPUBLIC NUISANCE - NOISE

 CHAPTER 6A.20 BCC

HORSE HEAVEN CEMETARY

  
TITLE 7 BCCRECREATION AREAS AND ACTIVITIES

   
 CHAPTER 7.04 BCCPUBLIC DANCES AND DANCE HALLS

 CHAPTER 7.08 BCCTEEN-AGE DANCES

 CHAPTER 7.16 BCCOUTDOOR CONCERTS

 CHAPTER 7.20 BCCBOATING, REPEALED -- ORD. 130, EFFECTIVE 08-23-78

 CHAPTER 7.22 BCCBOATING AND WATER SAFETY

 CHAPTER 7.28 BCCCOUNTY PARKS

 CHAPTER 7.30 BCCFIREWORKS

   
TITLE 8 BCC

REVENUE 
   
 CHAPTER 8.04 BCCREAL ESTATE SALES EXCISE TAX, REPEALED -- ORD. 206, EFFECTIVE 01-01-87

 CHAPTER 8.06 BCC
REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX

 CHAPTER 8.10 BCCRURAL COUNTY SALES AND USE TAX

 CHAPTER 8.12 BCCLOCAL SALES OR USE TAX

 CHAPTER 8.12A BCCLOCAL SALES OR USER TAX -- CRIMINAL JUSTICE PURPOSES

 CHAPTER 8.12B BCCLOCAL SALES OR USE TAX -- JUVENILE JUSTICE FACILITIES AND JAILS

 CHAPTER 8.12C BCCLOCAL SALES AND USE TAX -- PUBLIC SAFETY TAX (Effective January 1, 2015)

 CHAPTER 8.16 BCCLEASEHOLD EXCISE TAX

 CHAPTER 8.18 BCCTIMBER EXCISE TAX

 CHAPTER 8.20 BCCTELEPHONE EXCISE TAX

 CHAPTER 8.22 BCCPRIVILEGE TAX -- SALE OF ELECTRIC ENERGY

 CHAPTER 8.24 BCCSOLID WASTE FEE

 CHAPTER 8.26 BCCSUPERIOR COURT FEES -- COURTHOUSE FACILITATOR PROGRAM -- SURCHARGE ON FILING FEES

 CHAPTER 8.26A BCCSUPERIOR COURT FEES -- TRIAL DE NOVO

 CHAPTER 8.26B BCCSUPERIOR COURT FEES -- COURTHOUSE FACILITATOR PROGRAM -- USER FEE

 CHAPTER 8.28 BCCSUPERIOR COURT FEES -- LEGAL FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS -- COLLECTION FEE

 CHAPTER 8.34 BCCSHERIFF'S FEES FOR OFFICIAL DUTIES

 CHAPTER 8.38 BCCSUPERIOR COURT FEES -- MANDATORY ARBITRATION PROGRAM

   
TITLE 9 BCC

SUBDIVISIONS
 
   
 CHAPTER 9.04 BCCSHORT PLAT SUBDIVISIONS

 CHAPTER 9.06 BCCBOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENTS

 CHAPTER 9.08 BCCPLATTING AND SUBDIVISIONS

 CHAPTER 9.12 BCCSURVEY RECORDING ACT

   
TITLE 10 BCCTRAFFIC AND COUNTY ROADS

   
 CHAPTER 10.04 BCCMODEL TRAFFIC ORDINANCE

 CHAPTER 10.06 BCCTRAFFIC REGULATION -- VEHICLE IMPOUNDMENT

 CHAPTER 10.08 BCCUSE OF UNOPENED PUBLIC ROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY

 CHAPTER 10.12 BCCPRIVATE ROADS

   
TITLE 11 BCC

ZONING
 
 
 CHAPTER 11.04 BCCPURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS

 CHAPTER 11.08 BCCRESIDENTIAL DISTRICT (R), REPEALED -- ORD. 506, § 1, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 11.10 BCC

COMMUNITY CENTER RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT (CCR)

 CHAPTER 11.12 BCCSUBURBAN DISTRICT (S), REPEALED -- ORD. 506, § 2, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 11.13 BCCURBAN GROWTH AREA RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT (UGAR)

 CHAPTER 11.14 BCCRURAL LANDS ONE ACRE DISTRICT (RL-1)

 CHAPTER 11.16 BCCAGRICULTURAL DISTRICT (A), REPEALED -- ORD. 506, § 3, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 11.16A BCCRURAL LANDS FIVE ACRE DISTRICT (RL-5)

 CHAPTER 11.16B BCCRURAL LANDS TWENTY ACRE DISTRICT (RL-20)

 CHAPTER 11.18 BCCGROWTH MANAGEMENT ACT AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT (GMAD)

 CHAPTER 11.20 BCCPLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (PD)

 CHAPTER 11.22 BCCGENERAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (GC)

 CHAPTER 11.24 BCCCOMMERCIAL DISTRICT (C), REPEALED -- ORD. 506, § 4, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 11.25 BCCCOMMUNITY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (CC)

 CHAPTER 11.26 BCCINTERCHANGE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (IC), REPEALED -- ORD. 506, § 5, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 11.27 BCCINTERCHANGE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (IC)

 CHAPTER 11.28 BCCINDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (I-1), REPEALED -- ORD. 506, § 6, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 11.30 BCCLIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (LI)

 CHAPTER 11.32 BCC

INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (I-2), REPEALED -- ORD. 506, § 7, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 11.34 BCCHEAVY INDUSTRIAL  DISTRICT (HI)

 CHAPTER 11.36 BCCLANDING FIELD DISTRICT (L-F)

 CHAPTER 11.40 BCCHIGHWAY SCENIC DISTRICT (H.S.)

 CHAPTER 11.44 BCCPARKS AND RECREATION AREAS (P-R), REPEALED -- ORD. 506, § 8, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 11.46 BCC

PARK DISTRICT (P)

 CHAPTER 11.48 BCCUNCLASSIFIED DISTRICT (U)

 CHAPTER 11.52 BCCGENERAL PROVISIONS

 CHAPTER 11.54 BCCADMINISTRATION AND DISPOSITION OF INFRACTIONS

 CHAPTER 11.56 BCCJOINT AIRPORT ZONING BOARD

 CHAPTER 11.60 BCCRURAL ESTATES DISTRICT (RE), REPEALED -- ORD. 506, § 9, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 11.65 BCCCOMMUNICATION FACILITY CRITERIA

   
TITLE 12 BCC
CORRECTIONAL. SPECIAL DETENTION, AND WORK RELEASE FACILITIES, REPEALED -- ORD. 362, EFFECTIVE 07-24-00
 
   
TITLE 13 BCC
HANFORD AREA
 
   
 CHAPTER 13.01 BCC
CHAPTER 13.01 BCC

   
TITLE 14 BCC
FARMING
 
   
 CHAPTER 14.01 BCC
RIGHT TO FARM, REPEALED -- ORD. 403, EFFECTIVE 10-04-04

 CHAPTER 14.05 BCC
RIGHT TO FARM
   
TITLE 15 BCC
CRITICAL AREAS AND RESOURCES

   
 CHAPTER 15.10 BCC
GENERAL PROVISIONS

 CHAPTER 15.15 BCCWETLANDS

 CHAPTER 15.20 BCC
RIVERS AND CREEKS

 CHAPTER 15.25 BCC
CRITICAL AQUIFER RECHARGE/INTERCHANGE AREAS

 CHAPTER 15.30 BCC
FREQUENTLY FLOODED AREAS

 CHAPTER 15.35 BCC
GEOLOGICALLY HAZARDOUS AREAS

 CHAPTER 15.40 BCC
FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION AREAS

 CHAPTER 15.45 BCC
MINERAL RESOURCES AREAS

   
TITLE 16 BCC
GROWTH MANAGEMENT
 
   
 CHAPTER 16.10 BCC
INTERIM GROWTH MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS, REPEALED -- ORD. 502, EFFECTIVE 09-01-11

 CHAPTER 16.14 BCCAMENDMENTS TO THE BENTON COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

   
TITLE 17 BCCBENTON COUNTY PERMIT REVIEW PROCESS

 CHAPTER 17.10 BCCPERMIT REVIEW PROCESS

 CHAPTER 17.20 BCCHEARING EXAMINER SYSTEM

   
TITLE 18 BCC
COORDINATING GOVERMENT REGULATION OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES USE

   
 CHAPTER 18.02 BCCCOORDINATING GOVERNMENT REGULATION OF LAND AND NATURAL RESOURCES USE

   
TITLE 19 BCC
WATER SERVICES
 
   
 CHAPTER 19.02 BCC
DESERT WATER COMPANY, REPEALED -- ORD. 350, EFFECTIVE 07-12-99

   
BCC INDEX  





       
       
       

       
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