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ANNOUNCEMENTS AND PUBLIC NOTICES

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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Mahaffey Quarry Blasting Notice

Mahaffey Enterprises has notified that the County that they will be blasting at the Mahaffey Clodfelter Quarry located at 1212 S Clodfelter Rd on Monday October 12, 2020. The blasting is planned to occur between (approximately) 2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

This and future blasting notices can be found on the Planning Department’s Public Notices page located here: tinyurl.com/BCPublicNotice.

Questions can be directed to the Planning Department at (509) 786-5612 or planning.department@co.benton.wa.us

 




LEGAL NOTICE

BENTON COUNTY PLANNING DEPARTMENT
ANNUAL 2021 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS

Applications for proposed amendments to the Benton County Comprehensive Plan for the 2021 Annual Amendment Cycle will be accepted by the Benton County Planning Department from October 1, 2020 until 5:00 p.m. on December 1, 2020.  Under State planning law, an opportunity to seek amendments to the Plan is provided annually to residents, property owners and interested parties.  Annual amendments can propose changes to land use designations, policies, or any other components of the Plan, except changes to the urban growth area (UGA), which only occurs every five years.

A complete application to amend must include all information requested on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment Application Form provided by the Planning Department, a completed SEPA checklist, and the appropriate fees made payable to the Benton County Treasurer.  COMPLETE APPLICATIONS and fees must be received by the Benton County Planning Department by December 1, 2020.

If you would like to request an application form, or for further information, please call the Benton County Planning Department at: (509) 736-3086 (Tri Cities) or 786-5612 (Prosser).  The Comprehensive Plan Amendment ordinance and evaluation criteria are posted on the Benton County Planning Department Website.  You may obtain an application: by writing to the Benton County Planning Department, P.O. Box 910, Prosser, WA 99350; or you may access the documents online 

 



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.  

Rural Water Supply Program Affected areas Map
RWSP webpage


  

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The Hearings Examiner meeting on October 19, 2020 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items.
The next hearing is scheduled for November 16, 2020.

DECISIONS FOR SEPTEMBER 21, 2020 hearing: 
Decision Pit Bull Pen CUP 2020-013.pdf
Decision DeGrado CUP 2020-012.pdf
Decision Conrad Russell Excavation CUP 2020-011.pdf
Decision Corwin ADU CUP 2020-010.pdf







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October 13, 2020 Planning Commission Meeting Agenda Documents
October 27, 2020 Board of County Commissioners Agenda Documents

SUB 2020-007/EA 2020-023 - Country Acres Subdivision

A subdivision of 160.25 acres into fourteen (14) lots, with an average lot size of 11.17 acres and smallest lot size of 5.14 acres. The zoning designation for the property is Rural Lands Five Acre (RL-5) Zone. The site is located south the KID canal, at the intersection of Country Heights Drive and Homestead Road, to be accessed at the end of Homestead Road in Section 20, Township 8 North, Range 28 East, W.M. Parcel 120882000004000. Project Applicant is Tyler Tapani, 1313 N Young Street, Suite C, Kennewick, WA 99336.

 




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October 27, 2020 Board of County Commissioners Agenda Documents

SUB 2020-007/EA 2020-023 - Country Acres Subdivision

A subdivision of 160.25 acres into fourteen (14) lots, with an average lot size of 11.17 acres and smallest lot size of 5.14 acres. The zoning designation for the property is Rural Lands Five Acre (RL-5) Zone. The site is located south the KID canal, at the intersection of Country Heights Drive and Homestead Road, to be accessed at the end of Homestead Road in Section 20, Township 8 North, Range 28 East, W.M. Parcel 120882000004000. Project Applicant is Tyler Tapani, 1313 N Young Street, Suite C, Kennewick, WA 99336.








     
     
     

     
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