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2002 Ordinances

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NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

AGENDA BILL NUMBER

DATE ADOPTED

2002-001

Ordinance ordering the closure of Aldergrove Road, from Jackson Road to 0.3 miles east of Gulf Road, and Gulf Road (AKA Powder Plant Road), from Lonseth Road to Aldergrove Road

AB2001-442

1/15/2002

2002-002

Ordinance imposing a moratorium on applications for conditional and/or land use permits for electrical power transmission lines carrying 115,000 volts except in those districts classified as industrial

AB2001-441

1/15/2002

2002-003

Emergency ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 24.06.040, Solid Waste Disposal Standards

AB2002-064A

1/15/2002

2002-004

Emergency ordinance imposing an interim moratorium on the acceptance of new applications for subdivisions of land into parcels smaller than five acres within the Lake Samish Watershed

AB2002-063A

1/15/2002

2002-005

Ordinance amending the 2002 Budget, Request No. 1

AB2002-058

1/29/2002

2002-006

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 24.07, Administrative Notice Proceedings, Civil Penalties and Abatement in order to assure a uniform process for appeals of Environmental health decisions and to update the existing code.

AB2002-059

1/29/2002

2002-007

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Chapters 20.10, 20.84 and 20.90 to provide specific procedures for notifying and obtaining input from cities for zoning amendments and projects within the city UGA’s

AB2002-061

1/29/2002

2002-008

Ordinance amending the exceptions to special use restrictions applied to certain lakes within Whatcom County Code allowing motorized vessel access to Wiser Lake from Oct 15 to March 1.  WCC 11.32, Boating Special Restrictions

AB2002-401

1/29/2002

2002-009

Ordinance regarding installing stop signs on certain county roads

AB2001-435

2/12/2002

2002-010

Ordinance regarding establishment of speed limits on certain county roads

AB2001-436

2/12/2002

2002-011

Ordinance imposing an interim moratorium on the acceptance of new applications for subdivisions of land into parcels smaller than five acres within the Lake Samish watershed

AB2002-063

2/12/2002

2002-012

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 10.34, Ferry Rates

AB2002-114

2/26/2002

2002-013

Ordinance amending Ordinance 2001-054, the 2002 Whatcom County Unified Fee Schedule

AB2002-115

2/26/2002

2002-014

Ordinance creating a Whatcom County Public Facilities District

AB2002-116

2/26/2002

2002-015

Ordinance amending the 2002 Whatcom County Budget, Request #2

AB2002-110

2/26/2002

2002-016

Ordinance amending the interim moratorium on the acceptance of new applications for subdivisions of land into parcels smaller than five acres within the Lake Whatcom watershed

AB2002-151

3/26/2002

2002-017

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Utilities Chapter, Whatcom County Code, Title 20, and Whatcom County Code, Title 21, to add and clarify language relating to the regulation and operation of utilities particularly natural gas and hazardous liquid transmission pipelines and to include siting criteria for transmission pipelines and other techniques to promote health, safety and public welfare

AB2002-109

3/26/2002

2002-018

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code, Title 20, to add a new Point Roberts Transitional Zone (TZ) District, Chapter 20.37, to implement the 2001 Point Roberts Subarea Plan and Map

AB2002-107

3/26/2002

2002-019

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 20.72, Point Roberts Special District, to implement the goals, policies and projects of the 2001 Point Roberts Subarea Plan

AB2002-108

3/26/2002

2002-020

Ordinance amending the 2002 Budget, Request No. 3

AB2002-144

3/26/2002

2002-021

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 24.06, Solid Waste Rules and Regulations providing an option for small quantity generators of sharps waste

AB2002-142

3/26/2002

2002-022

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 2.02.055, County Council Clerk appointing Clerk of the Council as agent to receive tort claims

AB2002-147

3/26/2002

2002-023

Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 98-057, deleting the sunset provision from the Code of Ethics for Whatcom County Elected Public Officials and mandating only one annual meeting of the commission

AB2002-159

4/9/2002

2002-024

Ordinance amending Chapter 24 of the Whatcom County Code to include minimum requirements for an adequate water supply and minimum requirements for the seller to provide information to the buyer concerning the water source when selling developed property

AB2001-369

4/23/2002

2002-025

Ordinance amending the 2002 Budget, Request No. 4

AB2002-175

4/23/2002

2002-026

Emergency ordinance imposing a moratorium on the acceptance of conditional use permit applications for composting and mulching facilities; and declaring an emergency

AB2002-191A

4/23/2002

2002-027

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 11.16.303, to set a six miles per hour speed limit for boats within South Bay o f Lake Whatcom.  Boating Operations and speed Regulations

AB2002-181

5/7/2002

2002-028

Ordinance regarding ferry multi-ride cards and quarterly passes re-establishing ferry quarterly passes and readopting provisions governing both Ferry multi-ride cards and quarterly passes.

AB2002-114A

5/7/2002

2002-029

Ordinance establishing Whatcom County voting precincts

AB2002-201

5/21/2002

2002-030

Ordinance amending WCC 2.120 relating to the meeting schedule of the Surface Mining Advisory Committee with the intent to suspend SMAC meetings until the County’s mineral resource study is completed so that Planning and Development Services can focus on other high priority planning issues

AB2002-197

5/21/2002

2002-031

Ordinance amending the 2002 Budget, Request No. 5

AB2002-198

5/21/2002

2002-032

Ordinance amending the 2002 Budget, request No. 6

AB2002-032

6/4/2002

2002-033

Ordinance temporarily amending Whatcom County Code, Title 20, establishing additional criteria on an interim basis for the siting of commercial composting as a conditional use within the Agricultural Zone District

AB2002-191B

6/4/2002

2002-034

Interim ordinance amending WCC Title 20, Chapter 20.71 – Water Resources Protection Overlay District, Chapter 20.80 –Supplementary Requirements, Chapter 20.85 – Planned Unit Development, and Chapter 20.97 – Definitions to provide additional regulatory protection for sensitive watersheds

AB2002-222

6/18/2002

2002-035

Ordinance continuing a moratorium on applications for conditional use and/or land use permits for electrical power transmission lines of 115,000 volts or less, designed to carry 100 megawatts or greater loads, except in those districts classified as industrial

AB2002-224

6/18/2002

2002-036

Ordinance imposing interim zoning within the Lake Whatcom Watershed addressing concerns that future and current development within the Lake Whatcom Watershed will degrade the quality of water for drinking purposes

AB2002-226

6/18/2002

2002-037

Ordinance amending the 2002 Budget, Request No. 7

AB2002-223

6/18/2002

2002-038

Ordinance continuing a moratorium on the acceptance of new applications for subdivisions of land into parcels smaller than five nominal acres within the Lake Whatcom Watershed

AB2002-227

6/18/2002

2002-039

Ordinance amending the 2002 Unified Fee Schedule, Animal Control Fees

AB2002-245

7/16/2002

2002-040

Ordinance amending Ordinance 84-008, (an ordinance which amended ordinance no. 83-99) which authorized the levy of taxes for county and state purposes in Whatcom County adding clarification for the collection and remittance of the County Treasurer of real estate tax

AB2002-244

7/16/2002

2002-041

Ordinance amending WCC Chapter 1.17 and creating a joint Public Facilities District pursuant to RCW 35.57 establishing a Joint City/County Public Facilities District, to undertake the design, construction, operation, promotion and financing of a regional center and/or related parking or other related facilities

AB2002-249

7/16/2002

2002-042

Ordinance revision to the ordinance establishing the ferry petty cash revolving fund.  Amending Ordinance 88-015, establishing the Ferry Petty Cash Revolving Fund, increasing the amount by $400 for a total of $800

AB-2002-241

7/16/2002

2002-043

Ordinance rescinding the Ordinance 82-107 establishing a Solid Waste petty cash management revolving fund.

AB2002-242

7/16/2002

2002-044

Ordinance amending Ordinance 88-049, establishing the Public Works Administration Petty Cash Revolving Fund increasing the amount by $100 for a total of $200

AB2002-243

7/16/2002

2002-045

Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 94-036 to increase the excise tax on radio access lines and to provide for reimbursement to the telephone companies for costs of administration and collection of the tax imposed

AB2002-277

7/30/2002

2002-046

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 3.22.030 to remove the time limitation on the duration of excise tax upon switched lines, and amending WCC 3.22.050 to provide for reimbursement to the telephone companies for the cost of administration and collection of the excise tax upon switched access lines

AB2002-278

7/30/2002

2002-047

Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2002-029 by changing the legal descriptions of Baker and Custer 1 Precincts

AB2002-280

7/30/2002

2002-048

Ordinance continuing an interim moratorium on the acceptance of new applications for subdivisions of land into parcels smaller than five acres within the Lake Samish Watershed

AB2002-063B

7/30/2002

2002-049

Ordinance amending the 2002 Budget, Request No. 8

AB2002-281

7/30/2002

2002-050

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Section 2.78 modifying the membership makeup of the Solid Waste Advisory Committee by modifying membership makeup to allow either elected Officials OR appointed designees from the small cities and Bellingham to improve participation

AB2002-279

7/30/2002

2002-051

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Section 3.05.010, Tort and Damage Claims

AB2002-251

7/30/2002

2002-052

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 6.04, Animal Control

AB2002-285

8/13/2002

2002-053

Ordinance amending Interim Ordinance No. 2002-034 amending Whatcom County Code, Title 20, Chapter 20.80 – Supplementary Requirements to Eliminate Seasonal Limitations of Land Clearing Activities within Water Resource Special Management Areas

AB2002-314

9/10/2002

2002-054

Ordinance establishing an Agricultural Purchase of Developmental Rights Program and oversight committee

AB2002-312

9/10/2002

2002-055

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 20.83.070, Lot Consolidation

AB2002-282

9/10/2002

2002-056

Ordinance amending the 2002 Whatcom County Unified Fee Schedule

AB2002-298

9/10/2002

2002-057

Ordinance amending the 2002 Budget, Request No. 9

AB2002-311

9/10/2002

2002-058

Ordinance amending the 2002 Budget, Request No. 10

AB2002-334

9/24/2002

2002-059

Ordinance amending and adopting the Hearing Examiner’s decision regarding the official Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan map from Long Term Planning Area (LTPA) to Short Term Planning Area (STPA) for 36.2 acres in the Birch Bay Urban Growth Area to facilitate a site-specific rezone for a 131-lot subdivision.      

AB2002-335

9/24/2002

2002-060

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning ordinance, Title 20, to add new text to the Agricultural Protection Overlay (APO) District, Chapter 20.38, to allow an additional exemption to the APO requirements.  

AB2002-361

10/22/2002

2002-061

Emergency ordinance temporarily amending Whatcom County Code Section 20.40, establishing additional criteria for siting mushroom composting as a conditional use within the Agricultural Zoning District

AB2002-191G

10/22/2002

2002-062

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for County Conservation Futures purposes in Whatcom County, Washington for the year of 2003 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2002-372

11/12/2002

2002-063

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for County Road purposes in Whatcom County, Washington for the year of 2003 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2002-373

11/12/2002

2002-064

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for County and State purposes in Whatcom County, Washington for the year 2003 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2002-374

11/12/2002

2002-065

Ordinance adopting the 2003 Whatcom County Unified Fee Schedule

AB2002-371

11/12/2002

2002-066

Ordinance amending the Six-Year Capital Improvement Program, Capital Facilities Chapter and Transportation Chapter of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

AB2002-084V

11/12/2002

2002-067

Ordinance adopting the final 2003 Whatcom County Budget and restricting the expenditure of certain funds therein

AB2002-370

11/12/2002

2002-068

Interim ordinance temporarily amending Whatcom County Code 20.40, establishing additional criteria for siting mushroom composting as a conditional use within the Agricultural Zoning District specifically referring to odors from mushrooms composting facilities

AB2002-191F

11/26/2002

2002-069

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 16.20, Whatcom County Shellfish Protection District extending dates of the Drayton Harbor and Portage Bay Shellfish Districts from Dec. 31, 2002 to December 31, 2004

AB2002-394

11/26/2002

2002-070

Ordinance proposing revisions to Whatcom County Code 24.07, Administrative Notice Proceedings, Civil Penalties and Abatement

AB2002-368

11/26/2002

2002-071

Ordinance proposing revisions to Whatcom County Code 20.92, Hearing Examiner providing the Hearing Examiner the authority to make a final determination on appeals from administrative decisions issued for violations of Health Regulations

AB2002-369

11/26/2002

2002-072

Ordinance amending the 2002 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 11

AB2002-395

11/26/2002

2002-073

Ordinance amending Ordinance 99-053 authorizing excess cash in certain funds to benefit the same

AB2002-393

11/26/2002

2002-074

Ordinance imposing an interim zoning map for the Lake Whatcom Watershed

AB2002-423

12/10/2002

2002-075

Ordinance imposing interim ordinance amending WCC, Title 20, Chapter 20.71 (Water Resource Protection Overlay District) WCC 20.80 (Supplementary Requirements) WCC 20.85 (Planned Unit Development) and 20.97 (Definitions) to provide additional regulatory protection for sensitive watersheds

AB2002-424

12/10/2002

2002-076

Ordinance extending the moratorium on applications for conditional and/or land use permits for electrical power transmission lines of 115,000 volts or less, designed to carry 100 megawatts or greater loads, except in those districts classified as industrial

AB2002-224A

12/10/2002

2002-077

Ordinance amending the 2002 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 12

AB2002-416

12/10/2002

2002-078

Ordinance establishing a new fund, the Whatcom County Low Income Housing Fund

AB2002-417

12/10/2002