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 BCC HUNTING AND FIREARM RESTRICTIONS

                                                           
CHAPTER 2.16 BCC
LIVESTOCK


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DOG CONTROL, REPEALED -- ORD. 386, EFFECTIVE 05-19-03

  CHAPTER 2.20 BCC POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS DOGS AND DANGEROUS DOGS

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INHERENTLY DANGEROUS MAMMALS/REPTILES, REPEALED -- ORD. 455 EFFECTIVE 09-24-07

  CHAPTER 2.26 BCC ANIMAL CONTROL

     
TITLE 3 BCC
BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION

     
  CHAPTER 3.02 BCC
ADMINISTRATION AND DISPOSITION OF INFRACTIONS

  CHAPTER 3.04 BCC
BUILDING CODE

  CHAPTER 3.06 BCC SIGN CODE

  CHAPTER 3.08 BCC
PLUMBING CODE

  CHAPTER 3.12 BCC
MECHANICAL CODE

  CHAPTER 3.14 BCC ENERGY CODE

  CHAPTER 3.14A BCC NORTHWEST ENERGY CODE, REPEALED -- ORD. 399, EFFECTIVE 06-28-04

  CHAPTER 3.16 BCC
FIRE CODE

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

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

  CHAPTER 3.22 BCC MANUFACTURED HOME PARKS

  CHAPTER 3.24 BCC
SWIMMING POOLS

  CHAPTER 3.26 BCC FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION

     
TITLE 4 BCC BUSINESS RULES AND REGULATIONS

     
  CHAPTER 4.02 BCC ADULT USE (ENTERTAINMENT) BUSINESSES

  CHAPTER 4.04 BCC MOBILE HOME PARKS, REPEALED -- ORD. 165, 04-25-83

  CHAPTER 4.08 BCC MOBILE HOMES AND TRAILERS LOCATED OUTSIDE MOBILE HOME PARKS, REPEALED -- ORD. 134, 04-30-79

  CHAPTER 4.16 BCC PAWNBROKERS -- SECOND HAND DEALERS -- AUTO WRECKING YARDS

     
TITLE 5 BCC GOVERNMENT
 
     
  CHAPTER 5.04 BCC EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

  CHAPTER 5.08 BCC COMMISSIONERS' SALARIES, REPEALED -- ORD. 119, EFFECTIVE 11-24-86

  CHAPTER 5.12 BCC DEFENSE OF ACTIONS AGAINST COUNTY OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES

  CHAPTER 5.14 BCC
PUBLIC RECORDS

  CHAPTER 5.18 BCC
INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES



 
TITLE 6 BCC HEALTH, WELFARE AND SANITATION (to be restructured at a later date)
 
 
 
  CHAPTER 6.04 BCC GARBAGE

  CHAPTER 6.08 BCC LITTER REMOVAL

  CHAPTER 6.16 BCC CLEANING SEPTIC TANKS, CESSPOOLS, AND SEEPAGE PITS

  CHAPTER 6.20 BCC SNOW REMOVAL

  CHAPTER 6.24 BCC WASTE WATER

  CHAPTER 6.28 BCC CURFEW

  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 BCC ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY

  CHAPTER 6.36 BCC ENVIRONMENTAL POLICY, REPEALED -- ORD. 182, EFFECTIVE 10-01-84

  CHAPTER 6.40 BCC FOOD SERVICE SANITATION

  CHAPTER 6.44 BCC DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, REPEALED -- ORD. 532, EFFECTIVE 12-03-13

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

  CHAPTER 6.46 BCC ABANDONED VEHICLES AND VEHICLE HULKS

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

  CHAPTER 6.54 BCC NO SMOKING POLICY

     
TITLE 6A BCC HEALTH AND WELFARE

     
  CHAPTER 6A.10 BCC DISPOSITION OF HUMAN REMAINS

  CHAPTER 6A.15 BCC PUBLIC NUISANCE - NOISE

  CHAPTER 6A.20 BCC

HORSE HEAVEN CEMETARY

   
TITLE 7 BCC RECREATION AREAS AND ACTIVITIES

     
  CHAPTER 7.04 BCC PUBLIC DANCES AND DANCE HALLS

  CHAPTER 7.08 BCC TEEN-AGE DANCES

  CHAPTER 7.16 BCC OUTDOOR CONCERTS

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

  CHAPTER 7.22 BCC BOATING AND WATER SAFETY

  CHAPTER 7.28 BCC COUNTY PARKS

  CHAPTER 7.30 BCC FIREWORKS

     
TITLE 8 BCC

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

  CHAPTER 8.06 BCC
REAL ESTATE EXCISE TAX

  CHAPTER 8.10 BCC RURAL COUNTY SALES AND USE TAX

  CHAPTER 8.12 BCC LOCAL SALES OR USE TAX

  CHAPTER 8.12A BCC LOCAL SALES OR USER TAX -- CRIMINAL JUSTICE PURPOSES

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

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

  CHAPTER 8.16 BCC LEASEHOLD EXCISE TAX

  CHAPTER 8.18 BCC TIMBER EXCISE TAX

  CHAPTER 8.20 BCC TELEPHONE EXCISE TAX

  CHAPTER 8.22 BCC PRIVILEGE TAX -- SALE OF ELECTRIC ENERGY

  CHAPTER 8.24 BCC SOLID WASTE FEE

  CHAPTER 8.26 BCC SUPERIOR COURT FEES -- COURTHOUSE FACILITATOR PROGRAM -- SURCHARGE ON FILING FEES

  CHAPTER 8.26A BCC SUPERIOR COURT FEES -- TRIAL DE NOVO

  CHAPTER 8.26B BCC SUPERIOR COURT FEES -- COURTHOUSE FACILITATOR PROGRAM -- USER FEE

  CHAPTER 8.28 BCC SUPERIOR COURT FEES -- LEGAL FINANCIAL OBLIGATIONS -- COLLECTION FEE

  CHAPTER 8.34 BCC SHERIFF'S FEES FOR OFFICIAL DUTIES

  CHAPTER 8.38 BCC SUPERIOR COURT FEES -- MANDATORY ARBITRATION PROGRAM

     
TITLE 9 BCC

SUBDIVISIONS
 
     
  CHAPTER 9.04 BCC SHORT PLAT SUBDIVISIONS

  CHAPTER 9.06 BCC BOUNDARY LINE ADJUSTMENTS

  CHAPTER 9.08 BCC
PLATTING AND SUBDIVISIONS

  CHAPTER 9.12 BCC SURVEY RECORDING ACT

     
TITLE 10 BCC TRAFFIC AND COUNTY ROADS

     
  CHAPTER 10.04 BCC MODEL TRAFFIC ORDINANCE

  CHAPTER 10.06 BCC TRAFFIC REGULATION -- VEHICLE IMPOUNDMENT

  CHAPTER 10.08 BCC USE OF UNOPENED PUBLIC ROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY

  CHAPTER 10.12 BCC PRIVATE ROADS

     
TITLE 11 BCC

ZONING
 
 
  CHAPTER 11.04 BCC PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS

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

  CHAPTER 11.10 BCC

COMMUNITY CENTER RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT (CCR)

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

  CHAPTER 11.13 BCC URBAN GROWTH AREA RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT (UGAR)

  CHAPTER 11.14 BCC RURAL LANDS ONE ACRE DISTRICT (RL-1)

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

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

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

  CHAPTER 11.18 BCC
GROWTH MANAGEMENT ACT AGRICULTURAL DISTRICT (GMAD)

  CHAPTER 11.20 BCC
PLANNED DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (PD)

  CHAPTER 11.22 BCC
GENERAL COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (GC)

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

  CHAPTER 11.25 BCC
COMMUNITY COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (CC)

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

  CHAPTER 11.27 BCC
INTERCHANGE COMMERCIAL DISTRICT (IC)

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

  CHAPTER 11.30 BCC LIGHT INDUSTRIAL DISTRICT (LI)

  CHAPTER 11.32 BCC

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

  CHAPTER 11.34 BCC HEAVY INDUSTRIAL  DISTRICT (HI)

  CHAPTER 11.36 BCC LANDING FIELD DISTRICT (L-F)

  CHAPTER 11.40 BCC HIGHWAY SCENIC DISTRICT (H.S.)

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

  CHAPTER 11.46 BCC

PARK DISTRICT (P)

  CHAPTER 11.48 BCC UNCLASSIFIED DISTRICT (U)

  CHAPTER 11.52 BCC
GENERAL PROVISIONS

  CHAPTER 11.54 BCC ADMINISTRATION AND DISPOSITION OF INFRACTIONS

  CHAPTER 11.56 BCC JOINT AIRPORT ZONING BOARD

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

  CHAPTER 11.65 BCC COMMUNICATION 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 BCC WETLANDS

  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 BCC AMENDMENTS TO THE BENTON COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

     
TITLE 17 BCC BENTON COUNTY PERMIT REVIEW PROCESS

  CHAPTER 17.10 BCC PERMIT REVIEW PROCESS

  CHAPTER 17.20 BCC HEARING EXAMINER SYSTEM

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

     
  CHAPTER 18.02 BCC COORDINATING 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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