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1979 Ordinances

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NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

APPROVAL DATE

1979-001

Ordinance regarding rules of procedure governing the time, place and conduct of County Council meetings, and the introduction, publication, consideration, and adoption of ordinances

5/1/1979

1979-002

Ordinance regarding adoption of the revised budget for the Executive and Legislative Branches of the new Government formed by the Home Rule Charter

5/17/1979

1979-003

Ordinance regarding the prohibition of parking along certain portions of the Mosquito Lake Road, Strand Road, and Potter Road located in the Acme-South Fork area of Whatcom County

5/24/1979

1979-004

Emergency ordinance regarding a supplemental budget request for the Whatcom County Diversion Unit

5/31/1979

1979-005

Ordinance regarding a transfer of funds within the Purchasing Department Budget

5/31/1979

1979-006

Ordinance regarding a supplemental budget request for the Whatcom County Public Works

5/31/1979

1979-007

Ordinance regarding rules of procedure governing the time, place and conduct of the County Council meeting, and the introduction, publication, consideration, and adoption of ordinances

5/31/1979

1979-008

Ordinance granting a fifteen year audiovision television cable franchise on certain county roads to Whatcom County Cablevision, Inc.

5/24/1979

1979-009

Ordinance providing a simplified procedure for approval for transfers and/or revisions within a departmental budget and for approval of budget revisions for expenditure of flow-thru funds

6/21/1979

1979-010

Ordinance regarding a budget revision request for the Whatcom County Infirmary, dba NOR-BELL NURSING HOME

6/21/1979

1979-011

Ordinance granting a 25 year sewer force main franchise on certain County roads to Whatcom County Water District No. 12

7/5/1979

1979-012

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs on certain County roads

7/5/1979

1979-013

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget of the non-departmental fund for the Humane Society

7/5/1979

1979-014

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Assigned Counsel Department

7/19/1979

1979-015

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Election Reserve Fund’s 1979 Budget

7/19/1979

1979-016

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Emergency Services Department’s 1979 Budget

7/19/1979

1979-017

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Sheriff Department’s 1979 Annual Budget and the Courthouse Jail’s 1979 Annual Budget

7/19/1979

1979-018

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Superior Court

7/19/1979

1979-019

Ordinance in the matter of amending the zoning text and map of the Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance to reflect rural residential – Island and Forestry Zoning for Lummi Island

7/19/1979

1979-020

Ordinance in the matter of amending the zoning ordinance to implement the 1979 Point Roberts Supplement to the County Comprehensive Plan

7/19/1979

1979-021

Ordinance granting a fifteen year domestic water mains franchise on certain County roads to the City of Ferndale

8/2/1979

1979-022

Ordinance granting a 25 year franchise to Whatcom County Water District No. 16 to install, operate, and maintain water mains and water distribution lines along certain roads in Whatcom County, Washington

8/2/1979

1979-023

Ordinance establishing the policy, procedures, and requirements of the Whatcom County Purchasing Department pursuant to Sections 9.20 and 10.90 of the Whatcom County Charter

8/2/1979

1979-024

Ordinance regarding the duties and functions of the County Medical Examiner and delegating the responsibility for the property of the deceased to the County Sheriff

8/2/1979

1979-025

Ordinance relating to the establishment of a surety bond in an amount and form for all elected County officials and designated employees pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 9.50

8/2/1979

1979-026

Ordinance delegating to the County Executive the authority to approve reimbursable work by Whatcom County Engineering Department for Departments of the County and other Public Agencies

8/2/1979

1979-027

Ordinance amending the 1976 edition of the Uniform Building Code by adding and amending thereto Section 302(a) Whatcom County Code 2.05A.090

8/2/1979

1979-028

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the District Court 1979 Budget

8/2/1979

1979-029

Ordinance regarding the prohibition of parking along certain portions of the Mosquito Lake Road, Strand Road, and Potter Road, located in the Acme-South Fork area of Whatcom County

8/2/1979

1979-030

Ordinance establishing procedures for the sale or refunding of bonds

8/16/1979

1979-031

Ordinance relating to the establishment of procedures regarding initiatives, referendums, and recall

8/16/1979

1979-032

Ordinance in the matter of amending the Whatcom County interim zoning ordinance to clarify and update certain sections

8/16/1979

1979-033

Ordinance providing for the establishment of a revolving fund to be used as working capital within the Central Stores revolving fund – State Controlled Area Network (SCAN)

8/16/1979

1979-034

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget to the Prosecuting Attorney’s 1979 Annual Budget

8/16/1979

1979-035

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 3.08.025, Section IV, regarding the garbage disposal fees

9/6/1979

1979-036

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing a stop sign on the Douglas Road

9/6/1979

1979-037

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing a stop sign on Richmond Crescent off the Shintaffer Road

9/6/1979

1979-038

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs in the plat of Sommerset

9/6/1979

1979-039

Ordinance regarding a revised budget request for the Whatcom County Department of Emergency Services

9/6/1979

1979-040

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Juvenile Probation Department’s 1979 Annual Budget

9/6/1979

1979-041

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Planning Department’s 1979 Annual Budget

9/6/1979

1979-042

Ordinance establishing procedures for the processing of claims against Whatcom County

9/6/1979

1979-043

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Adult Probation Department of the Whatcom County District Court in the 1979 Annual Budget

9/20/1979

1979-044

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Mental Retardation Department’s 1979 Budget

9/20/1979

1979-045

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Public Works Department’s 1979 Budget as related to a Coastal Zone Management Grant

9/20/1979

1979-046

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the County Infirmary dba NOR-BELL NURSING HOME’S 1979 Budget

9/20/1979

1979-047

Ordinance restricting the speed limit in the plats of Kel Bay, located in Section 25, Township 38 North, Range 1 East W.M., and Mallard’s Landing, located in Section 27, Township 40 North, Range 2 East, W.M.

10/4/1979

1979-048

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs in the plat of Birch Bay West End Estates, Addition No. 1

10/4/1979

1979-049

Ordinance establishing a reasonable fee for copies of the budget, supporting tables, and budget message, and declaring an emergency

10/25/1979

1979-050

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs in the plat of Birch Crest Estates in Section 31, Township 40 North, Range 1 East, W.M.

10/25/1979

1979-051

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs in plat of Tweed Twenty, Div. 6

10/25/1979

1979-052

Ordinance relating to the licensing of private guard, security, investigative and detective businesses and repealing conflicting ordinances

10/25/1979

1979-053

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs in the plat of Cedarbrook

11/1/1979

1979-054

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing stop signs in the plat of Maplebrook

11/1/1979

1979-055

Ordinance authorizing a supplemental budget for the Solid Waste Management/Public Works Fund for 1979

11/1/1979

1979-056

Ordinance regarding the matter of changing a stop sign to a yield sign on West Main Road

11/15/1979

1979-057

Ordinance implementing the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan by amending Whatcom County Interim Zoning Maps to reflect a change from General Protection District to Agricultural District in those areas designated Agricultural on the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan Map

11/15/1979

1979-058

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the County Auditor’s 1979 Budget

11/15/1979

1979-059

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the Law Library’s 1979 Budget

11/15/1979

1979-060

Ordinance providing for a supplemental budget for the County Personnel Department’s 1979 Budget

11/15/1979

1979-061

Ordinance authorizing a budget decrease and revision within the Public Works River Improvement Fund for 1979

11/15/1979

1979-062

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Shoreline Management Program adopted May 27, 1976 and amended June 26, 1978, modifying by amending Chapter 8 Section 8.3 Subsection 8.2

11/29/1979

1979-063

Ordinance amending Whatcom County SEPA Ordinance adopted May 30, 1978 amending Section 10(B)(1) and Section 22

11/29/1979

1979-064

Ordinance amending Chapter 8 of the Whatcom County Code entitled “Whatcom County Subdivision Regulations” adopted December 9, 1971 and amendments thereto

11/29/1979

1979-065

Ordinance amending an ordinance in the matter of amending Whatcom County Code, Chapter 2.24, Interim Zoning Ordinance, originally adopted July 6, 1972 and amended November 20, 1972, December 11, 1972, February 8, 1973, April 30, 1973, November 1, 8, and 26, 1973, July 17, 1974, February 3, 1975, July 6, 1977, July 3, 1978 and by amending Sections 2.24.660, 2.24.740 and 2.24.770 of the Whatcom County Code

11/29/1979

1979-066

Ordinance authorizing the consolidation of the three Whatcom County Road Districts and establishing one County wide Road District; and providing for the consolidation of the three road district levies as authorized by Whatcom County Home Rule Charter Section 2.20 (c) and repealing all other ordinances or parts of ordinances in conflict herein

11/29/1979

1979-067

Ordinance in the matter of the adopting of the final budget for the year 1980

11/29/1979

1979-068

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for the County and State purposes for the year 1980 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

11/29/1979

1979-069

Ordinance adopting by reference and in accordance with the State Building Code Act, except as herein modified, the Uniform Mechanical Code, 1979 Edition, including Chapter 22, Fuel Gas Piping, Appendix B, Appendix A, and Appendix C, and latest supplements thereto, published by the International Conference of Building Officials and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials; The Uniform Fire Code with Appendicies thereto, 1979 edition, published by the International Conference of Building Officials and the Western Fire Chiefs Association; The Uniform Plumbing Code, 1979 Edition, provided that Chapter 11 of such code is not adopted; provided that notwithstanding any wording in this code, nothing in this code shall apply to the installation of any gas piping, water heaters or vents for water heaters; and adopting all appendicies and installation standards and latest supplements published by the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials; further providing, in case of conflict among the codes enumerated in this ordinance the first named code shall govern over the following; and all ordinances and sections of ordinances in conflict herewith are hereby repealed

12/6/1979

1979-070

Ordinance providing for the issuance of a revocable encroachment permit for construction, installation, repair or replacement of structures, excavation, fill, grading or placement of utilities including, but not limited to, private lines as provided by county franchise or permit, sewer, water, electrical, signs, sidewalks, culverts, driveways, in accordance with the standards set forth in WAC 136-40-200 through WAC 136-40-812 providing adequate fees to cover administrative costs incurred in conjunction with their issuance

12/6/1979

1979-071

Ordinance adopting by reference, the 1979 edition of the Uniform Building Code, related standards, supplements and appendicies thereto published by the International Conference of Building Officials; the rules and regulations establishing standards for and making buildings and facilities accessible to and usable by the physically handicapped or elderly persons as provided in RCW 70.92.100 through 70.92.160; the thermal performance and design standards for dwellings as set forth in RCW 19.27.210 through 19.27.290 providing that such section shall be in no further force and effect when RCW 19.27.20 through 19.27.290 expires as provided in RCW 19.27.30 amending the state building code as provided in RCW 19.27.040 – RCW 19.27.20 – RCW 19.27.030; adopting the 1979 edition of the dwelling construction under the uniform building code; the 1979 edition of the uniform housing code; the 1979 edition of the uniform code for the abatement of dangerous buildings; and the 1979 edition of the uniform solar energy code.  Repealing Whatcom County Ordinance dated 24th day of October 1977, an Ordinance adopting the Uniform Codes and designating Chapter 2.05A of the Whatcom County Code; repealing Whatcom County Code Sections 2.05A.010 through 2.05A.450; and all other related ordinances having been codified as Whatcom County Code 2.05A in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

12/6/1979

1979-072

Ordinance granting a 25 year water and wastewater franchise on certain County roads to Puget Sound Power and Light Company, a Washington Corporation

12/6/1979

1979-073

Ordinance regarding the regulation of the sale of kegs or other containers of seven (7) gallons or more of malt liquor

12/6/1979

1979-074

Ordinance regarding the matter of placing “No Parking” restrictions on Lindbergh Avenue

12/20/1979

1979-075

Ordinance authorizing a supplemental budget for the Assigned Counsel Department for 1979

12/20/1979

1979-076

Ordinance authorizing a supplemental budget for the Commissioners’ 1979 Budget

12/20/1979

1979-077

Ordinance authorizing a budget change within the Emergency Operations Center 1979 Budget

12/20/1979

1979-078

Ordinance authorizing a supplemental budget for the Public Works Equipment Rental and Revolving Fund for 1979

12/20/1979

1979-079

Ordinance authorizing a supplemental budget for the Superior Courts Budget for 1979

12/20/1979

1979-080

Ordinance amending the ordinance for the levy of taxes for the year 1980; by amending attachment “A” which had been attached and incorporated by reference into Ordinance No. 79-68

12/20/1979

1979-081

Ordinance amending the Ordinance No. 79-66 authorizing the consolidation of the three (3) Road Districts and establishing one (1) Countywide Road District; and amending thereof to reflect that one taxing district shall be created for the 1980 assessment year for the collection of 1981 taxes

12/20/1979

1979-082

Ordinance authorizing a supplemental budget for a Non-Departmental fund in 1979

12/20/1979

1979-083

Ordinance authorizing a supplemental budget for the Local Public Works Fund for 1979

12/20/1979