The projects below are listed by Adopting Ordinance number and Project Name.
The Board of County Commissioners adopted an interim zoning ordinance (temporary ordinance) on February 6, 2019 to regulate Group Residential Facilities - Secured High Risk. Group Residential Facilities - Secured High Risk house one or more civilly committed Sexually Violent Predators (SVP). A civilly committed individual has completed a criminal sentence, but once they complete their sentence, they must enter a program for treatment and supervision in a secure facility operated by the State. Superior court can order the use of a community-based living facility to carry out these programs. These community-based facilities are known as a less restrictive alternative living arrangement (LRA). A LRA still requires court ordered supervision and treatment.
Federal and state court decisions require cities and counties to allow these secured community-based living facilities. Prior to this ordinance, there were no local regulations for where these types of facilities could be located. The Board is allowed under state law to pass a temporary ordinance to protect the public's safety and welfare. The temporary ordinance is a starting point to ensure neighborhood compatibility when considering the placement of these facilities across the County. The Department will develop a final code over the next six months for the Board to consider. The public is encouraged to participate through this important process.
Staff Responses to Public Comments
Staff Report and Recommendation
Attachment A - Proposed Amendment Language
Attachment B - Interim Zoning Ordinance 566 (2019)
Attachment C - Map of Zones that Allow High-Risk Secured Facilities
Attachment D - Comparison of Similar Uses Allowed in Surrounding Jurisdictions
Attachment E1 - Staff Response to Public Comment by Topic
Attachment E2 - Public Comment Matrix
Attachment F - Comparison of Interim Regulations
Attachment G1 - SEPA Determination
Final Draft Ordinance
Attachment A - Proposed Amendment Language
Attachment H - Planning Commission Findings of Fact
Attachment A - Public Comment Matrix
Wireless communication facilities support the infrastructure system that serves wireless devices (eg. smartphones, tablets, autonomous vehicles, and emergency services). New or expanded facilities help to maintain or increase system performance, speed, and reliability. Kitsap County must review development permits for these facilities against federal and local standards. New Federal Communication Commission declarative rulings that support 5G technologies are prompting Kitsap County to update Kitsap County Code Chapter 17.530 Wireless Communication Facilities.
Revised Workplan 12/18/2018
Power Point Presentation Slides
Preliminary Draft Code
Study Session #3 presentation
Attachment A - Existing Facility Map
Attachment B2 – State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA) Checklist
Attachment C1 – Draft Code for Planning Commission Review
Attachment C2 – Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Regulatory History
Attachment C3 – Preliminary Feedback and Staff Response
Planning Commission Public Hearing and Open House
MEETING CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER
Staff report and attachments provided in 1/22/2019 meeting materials
Open House Posters
Due to technical issues the county cannot provide an audio recording of this meeting. Meeting notes will be available soon.
Attachment C4 - Draft Code Feedback and Department Response Matrix
Attachment C5 - Department Suggested Changes to the Proposal
Attachment D - Findings of Fact Appendix A - Planning Commission Recommended Code
Board of County Commissioners Public Hearing, Deliberation, & Decision
Board of County Commissioners
Deliberation Only & Decision
Ordinance 559-2018 “AMENDING TITLE 17 (ZONING) OF KITSAP COUNTY CODE REGARDING MAXIMUM LOT SIZE REGULATIONS IN URBAN GROWTH AREAS"
Updating Kitsap County Code is a process which includes opportunities for public dialogue to ensure the interests of all stakeholders are heard. Kitsap County appreciates the time taken by residents to participate in this code update process.
An update regarding the flexibility of maximum lot size requirements was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners on June 11, 2018. This ordinance will take effect 30 days after adoption (July 11, 2018)
Executive SummaryFinding of Fact
Ordinance 559-2018Quick Reference Guide
October 4, 2017
Board of County Commissioners Work Study
October 17, 2017
Planning Commission Work Study
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