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Below are General Planning Department notices as well as information on Planning matters currently before the Hearings Examiner, Planning Commission, and Board of County Commissioners.  If you have any questions regarding the information here, please call us at (509) 786-5612 or use our  Contact Us form.

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The Benton County Rural Water Supply Program went into effect on February 1, 2020. Customers wishing to apply for a new subdivision, short plat, or residential building permit for a dwelling unit within the Mitigation Area are required to participate in the Program.  

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Cancellation of the July 14, 2020
Planning Commission Meeting

 Due to the lack of Agenda items, the July 14, 2020 meeting of the Benton County Planning Commission is hereby cancelled; the next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on August 11, 2020 at the Planning Annex Public Hearing Room, 1002 Dudley Avenue, Prosser, WA 99350 at 6:00 p.m.

 

 


 


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Re:    Preliminary Plats of:
Grace Estates - SUB 2020-001
Orchard View - SUB 2020-002
Shaw Vineyard Estates - SUB 2020-003

The Board of County Commissioners will hold a Closed Record Hearings to consider the Planning Commissions recommendation of approval of the above listed plats on July 14, 2020 at 9:00 a.m. in the Planning Annex Hearing Room, 1002 Dudley Avenue, Prosser WA.  This is a Closed Record Hearing and no new testimony will be taken, the Board will consider all the testimony and documents from the Planning Commission meeting in making their determination on these applications.

 Due to Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order the County Offices are closed to in person visits from the public at this time. In an effort to continue to provide public access to the Board meetings, Benton County will be providing telephonic and video access for the public to view and provide testimony at the BOCC meetings.  Please see the Agenda Page for the Board of Commissioners for further information on how to join in the meeting.

 



NOTICE IS GIVEN that the following applications will be considered by the Board of County Commissioners at a Public Hearing on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.  Testimony for or against the proposed amendments and short plat vacation will be taken at this time.  All concerned persons may present any support or objections to the proposed amendment.   Due to Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order the County Offices are closed to in person visits from the public at this time. In an effort to continue to provide public access to the Board meetings, Benton County will be providing telephonic and video access for the public to view and provide testimony at the Planning Commission meetings.  Please see the Agenda Page for the Board of Commissioners for further information on how to join in the meeting.

OA 2020-001 - An Ordinance Amendment relating to zoning and Rural Lands Five Acre District (RL-5); amending the section relating to uses requiring a conditional use permit; amending Ordinance 611, Section 44 and BCC 11.11.060 by adding a veterinary facility as a use requiring a conditional use permit.

OA 2020-002 - AN ORDINANCE relating to the permit review process; amending the section relating to submission and acceptance of applications; and amending Ordinance 573, Section 1 and BCC 17.10.090 by deleting the reference to BCC 9.08.020(17) and adding a reference to BCC 9.02.040(26).

SPV 2020-001 - A Short Plat Vacation application by Jesse Billingsley to vacate the 10-foot irrigation and the 10-foot utility easements located along the south lot line of Lot 1 of Short Plat 3178 in Section 10, Township 8 North, Range 28 East, W.M. on Parcel # 1-1088-101-3178-001

When the Board Agenda packets are assembled they will be added to this page.

       
       
       

       
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