Applications and Fees


Applications and Fees

 

RURAL WATER SUPPLY PROGRAM

Water Mitigation Package A

Available only to those parcels with access to outdoor irrigation. Package A allows an average of two hundred (200) gallons of water use per day for indoor domestic use only.


Water Mitigation Package B

Parcels without access to irrigation water may choose Package B which allows an average of three hundred (300) gallons of water use per day for indoor domestic use and outdoor irrigation of an area up to 1500 square feet.

Water Mitigation Package C

Parcels without access to irrigation water may choose Package C which allows an average of four hundred (400) gallons of water use per day for indoor domestic use and outdoor irrigation of an area up to 3000 square feet.

 $663.00 (one time fee) $1,410.00 (one time fee) $2,157.00 (one time fee)

Annual Program Fee for all packages: $180 (per year)

(The first year's fee is prorated as follows: 
Applications received January - June $180, applications received July - December: $90)
 


Overview of initial program costs:
Mitigation Certificate fee (one time fee as above)
First year Annual Program Fee (either full or half year)
Benton County Auditor recording fees  (approximately $210 per document
Water Meter purchase cost (varies based on meter chosen)
Professional Installation costs (varies based on installer and materials used)
Notary fees (some notaries charge, some don't, please research your options)


New Construction Application Packet                                                       New Construction FILLABLE Application

Subdivision and Short Plat Application Packet                             Subdivision and Short Plat FILLABLE application
 
Water Meter Acquisition Form                                                                   Water Meter Acquisition FILLABLE Form

 
PERMIT APPLICATIONS

Attached Accessory Dwelling Unit (ADU)

(for detached ADU's, please use the Conditional Use Permit application form below with the ADU addendum)

$50

PDF Form

Fillable

Have questions about ADU's?
Please read our
ADU Information Handout

Child Day Care - Type A $120 PDF Form
   

Child Day Care - Type B

$700

PDF Form



Communication Facility (CF)  $500  PDF Form    May require an 
Environmental Checklist

Conditional Use Permit (CUP)

$700

PDF Form

Fillable

May require an  Environmental Checklist or an Addendum (see below)

Conditional Use Permit Addendums
(must be turned in with the appropriate CUP application)
 

Detached ADU
Business Use
Child Care Type B

 

Home Occupation (HO)

$100

PDF Form


Multiple Detached Dwelling (MDD)

$200

PDF Form

Fillable

Mobile Home Park Permit

$1000




Temporary Dwelling (TD)


Temporary Dwelling Renewal

$100


$50

PDF Form



Fillable



Planned Development

$1,000




Variance (VAR)

$700

PDF Form

Variation (VA)

$150

PDF Form


Zone Change (ZC)

$900

PDF Form

 

Environmental Checklist Required

Zoning Determination


PDF Form



SUBDIVISION APPLICATIONS

Boundary Line Adjustment (BLA)

$100

PDF Form

Fillable


Short Plat Exemption (SHPEX)

$100

PDF Form

Fillable

Lot Consolidation (LC)

$100

PDF Form


Short Plat (SHP)

$350
plus $50 per lot

Packet

Fillable

May require an  Environmental Checklist

Short Plat Vacation (SPV)

$300

PDF Form


Subdivision - Preliminary Plat

$1,000
plus $50 per lot

PDF Form


Environmental Checklist Required

Revision to an Approved Preliminary Plat /Planned Development

$150 (minor)
$350 (major)

PDF Form


Subdivision - Alteration

$500

PDF Form

Subdivision - Final Plat

$250

PDF Form


Subdivision Vacation

$500

PDF Form

ENVIRONMENTAL REVIEWS

Environmental Checklist Review (SEPA)

$300

PDF Form

Fillable

Environmental Impact Statement Review (SEPA)

$1500

Critical Area Review

5% of the building permit cost

PDF Form


Non-Commercial Mineral Extraction
(for commercial mineral extraction, use a Conditional Use Permit application)

$300

PDF Form


May require an 
Environmental Checklist

Mineral Resource Protection

$300

PDF Form


May require an 
Environmental Checklist

 SHORELINES/FLOOD

Shoreline Master Plan Change

$1,000

PDF Form


Environmental Checklist Required

Shoreline
Substantial Development

$300

PDF Form


Environmental Checklist Required

Shoreline Conditional Use
and/or Shoreline Variance

$800

PDF Form


May require an  Environmental Checklist

Shoreline Exemption

$100

Special Flood Hazard Development

PDF Form


May require an  Environmental Checklist

Variance to the Flood Damage Prevention Ordinance

$700

 BENTON COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

Comprehensive Plan Amendment (non-UGA)

$1,000

PDF Form


Comprehensive Plan Amendment - UGA 

$2,000

PDF Form


Environmental Checklist Required
(Requires a SEPA review be completed either by the City or the County)

Comprehensive Plan
UGA Inventory Spreadsheet & Addendum 

PDF Form


To be submitted with the Comprehensive Plan Amendment Application for UGA 

Copy of the Comprehensive Plan with Appendix A only

$25

There is no charge for a digital copy, and you can find one here.
Copy of the Comprehensive Plan with all Appendices (A-M) $150      There is no charge for a digital copy, and you can find one here.
 MISCELLANEOUS FEES AND APPLICATIONS
Ordinance Text Amendment (OA)  $700      
Private Road Name Change $150  PDF Form    
Adult Use (Entertainment)


Establishment License





Manager/Entertainer Annual License (Required for Each Individual)




Full Year Fee
$1500
Half Year Fee
$750


Full Year Fee
$150
Half Year Fee
$75
 
    Contact us about forms

Half Year licenses are from July - December. 



Licenses are required for each individual.

 APPEALS
Appeal of an Administrative Decision $700       
Appeal of Planning Commission Recommendation $700      
Appeal of EIS Adequacy (SEPA)
$700       
Appeal of Environmental Determination (SEPA) $800      
Reconsideration of Hearings Examiner's Decision $700      


































































































































































































If you need an application that is not online, please call our office at (509) 786-5612 or email us at planning.department@co.benton.wa.us

RCW 36.70B.220 requires the County to make available a list of all current local government regulations and adopted policies that apply to the subject application and provide copies upon request. That information can be found on our Codes, Plans and Policies page. 

Per RCW 36.70B.220 each county and city having populations of ten thousand or more that plan under RCW 36.70A.040 shall designate permit assistance staff whose function is to assist permit applicants. The Benton County Planning Department are the permit assistance staff for Benton County. For copies of documents that are not online please contact the Planning Department at (509) 786-5612. 

       
       
       

       
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