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2003 Ordinances

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NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

AGENDA BILL

APPROVAL DATE

2003-001

Ordinance in the matter of granting a non-exclusive franchise to Peace Arch Factory Outlet for a period of 25 years pursuant to state law and section 9.30 of the Whatcom County Home Rule Charter, to operate and maintain water mains and water distribution lines along certain roads within the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County

AB2002-418

1/14/2003

2003-002

Ordinance making it a Class 1 civil infraction, and a misdemeanor upon the third violation, to operate or ride motorized vehicles upon dikes and levees along the Nooksack River without authorization

AB2003-041

1/28/2003

2003-003

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan Map from Long Term Planning Area (LTPA) to Short Term Planning Area (STPA) for 90 acres in the Birch Bay Urban Growth Area

AB2002-396

1/28/2003

2003-004

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Neighborhood Commercial (NC) to Tourist Commercial (TC) for .7 acres in the Lake Whatcom Watershed.  Applicant seeks to have the property rezoned to allow continuation of a retail sales use in the Park Store at intersection of Park Road and Blue Canyon Road

AB2002-453

1/28/2003

2003-005

Ordinance submitting to the voters of Whatcom County a proposition imposing the levy of an annual property tax for six years to fund fire service pre-hospital emergency medical  services imposing a Levy of regular property tax for next 6 years at rate of $.385 or less per $1000 of assessed valuation

AB2003-027A

1/28/2003

2003-006

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan map to expand the Northeasterly UGA boundary for the City of Ferndale.  Amendment to add 12 acres to the Ferndale Urban Growth Area (Olson/Nelle site)

AB2002-084D

1/28/2003

2003-007

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map from RR2, R2A, and R5A to R2A, R5A and RF within portions of the Lake Samish Watershed and amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan Map designation from Suburban Enclave to Rural for areas within the Lake Samish Watershed

AB2002-084F

1/28/2003

2003-008

Ordinance adopting a Mineral Resource Lands Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Designations for the Benner property to expand a mineral resource land designation near Minaker Road south of Sumas (Benner site)

AB2002-084L

1/28/2003

2003-009

Ordinance adopting a Mineral Resource Lands Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Designations for the Killam property to expand a mineral resource land designation near Telegraph and Minaker Roads, south of Sumas (Killam site)

AB2002-084M

1/28/2003

2003-010

Ordinance adopting a Mineral Resource Lands Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Designations for the Jordan property to expand a mineral resource land designation along H Street Road east of Blaine (Jordan site)

AB2002-084N

1/28/2003

2003-011

Ordinance amending the Utility Chapter of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

AB2002-084Q

1/28/2003

2003-012

Ordinance amending the Transportation Chapter of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

AB2002-084R

1/28/2003

2003-013

Ordinance amending the Economics Chapter of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

AB2002-084S

1/28/2003

2003-014

Ordinance amending the Agricultural Lands section of the Resource Lands Chapter of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

AB2002-084T

1/28/2003

2003-015

Ordinance amending the Recreation and Design Chapters of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

AB2002-084U

1/28/2003

2003-016

Ordinance approving the transfer and assignment of the franchise to operate a cable television system in the County of Whatcom by Northland Cable Properties Seven Limited Partnership to WaveDivision I, L.L.C.

AB2003-078

2/11/2003

2003-017

Ordinance amending the 2003 Whatcom County Budget, first request

AB2003-074

2/11/2003

2003-018

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 8.10, Solid Waste And Residential Recycling collection

AB2003-093

2/25/2003

 

2003-019

Ordinance Amendment No. 2 of the 2003 Budget

AB2003-094

2/25/2003

2003-020

Ordinance Amending Whatcom County Code 3.05.010 directing Clerk of the Council, as agent to receive tort claims, to forward copies of all claims to the county executive and the prosecuting attorney

AB2003-092

2/25/2003

2003-021

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, to add new text to the Rural District, Chapter 20.36, to allow for the transfer of multifamily farm worker housing separate of the farmland

AB2003-103

3/11/2003

2003-022

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County 2003 Budget, Request No. 3

AB2003-126

3/25/2003

2003-023

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, Chapter 20.22 – Urban Residential Medium Density (URM) District to remove “Professional Offices” as a conditional use

AB2003-124

3/25/2003

2003-024

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Map from Rural (R5A) to Light Impact Industrial (LII) for 50.3 acres on Atwood Road North of the I-5 Grandview Interchange (site specific rezone)

AB2003-104

4/8/2003

2003-025

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County 2003 Budget, Request No. 4

AB2003-152

4/22/2003

2003-026

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 20.40.162 to allow secondary uses subordinate to the agricultural use and adding a new section to Whatcom County Code, 20.40.166, allowing for commercial storage in the Agricultural Zone.

AB2003-153

5/6/2003

2003-027

Ordinance continuing the interim conditional use criteria adopted by Ordinance 2002-068 for the siting of mushroom composting as a conditional use within the Agricultural Zoning District

AB2003-158

5/6/2003

2003-028

Ordinance authorizing the issuance of Limited Tax General Obligation Refunding Bonds in the amount of $3,385,000

AB2003-156

5/6/2003

2003-029

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Code, Title 20 by clarifying existing code language eliminating conflict and duplication in the code language

AB2003-173

5/6/2003

2003-030

Ordinance amending Ordinance 2003-005, changing the date for submitting to the voters of Whatcom County a proposition imposing the levy of an annual property tax for six years to fund fire service pre-hospital emergency medical services

AB2003-027B

5/6/2003

2003-031

Ordinance imposing an interim zoning map for the Lake Whatcom Watershed

AB2003-181A

5/20/2003

2003-032

Interim ordinance amending WCC, Title 20, Chapter 20.71 – Water Resource Protection Overlay District, Chapter 20.80 – Supplementary Requirements (Stormwater and Clearing), Chapter 20.85 – Planned Unit Developments, and Chapter 20.97 – Definitions to provide additional regulatory protection for sensitive watersheds

AB2003-181

5/20/2003

2003-033

Ordinance temporarily amending the exemption provisions of Title 21, Land Division Regulations

AB2003-175

5/20/2003

 

2003-034

Ordinance continuing a 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

 

AB2003-196

 

5/20/2003

2003-035

Ordinance amending the 2003 Whatcom County Budget, Request #5

AB2003-035

5/20/2003

2003-036

Ordinance amending WCC 2.54.010 Office Hours to reflect the current office hours of the licensing department in the Auditor’s Office

AB2003-195

5/20/2003

2003-037

Ordinance revision to the ordinance to increase the Whatcom County Parks and Recreation Department petty cash revolving fund

AB2003-212

6/3/2003

2003-038

Ordinance amending the 2003 Whatcom County Budget, Request #6

AB2003-224

6/17/2003

2003-039

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 2.33 and Whatcom County Code Title 20, various chapters, to add and clarify language relating to notification requirements for land use applications

AB2003-227

7/8/2003

2003-040

Ordinance amending the 2003 Whatcom County Budget, Request #7

AB2003-239

7/8/2003

2003-041

Ordinance regarding  installing stop signs on certain county roads

AB2003-261

7/22/2003

2003-042

Ordinance regarding  establishing speed limits on certain county roads

AB2003-256

7/22/2003

2003-043

Ordinance amending the 2003 Whatcom County Budget, Request #8

AB2003-243

7/22/2003

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

AB2003-277
8/26/2003

Ordinance amending the 2003 Budget, Request No. 9

AB2003-287
9/9/2003

Ordinance amending Ordinance 2000-022 and Whatcom County Code 2.130 amending the name of committee to Economic Development Investment Board

AB2003-314
9/23/2003

Ordinance amending the 2003 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 10

AB2003-318
9/23/2003

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, Chapter 20.37 – Point Roberts Transitional Zone District and Chapter 20.80 – Supplementary Requirements to further implement the goals, policies and projects of the 2001 Point Roberts Subarea Plan

AB2003-317
9/23/2003

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, Chapter 20.71 – Water Resource Protection Overlay District, Chapter 20.80 – Supplementary Requirements (stormwater and drainage, and land clearing), Chapter 20.85 – Planned Unit Developments, and Chapter 20.97 – Definitions, to provide additional regulatory protection for sensitive watersheds

AB2002-222B
10/7/2003

Ordinance continuing the interim conditional use criteria adopted by Ordinance #2003-027 for the siting of mushroom composting as a conditional use within the Agricultural Zoning District

AB2003-158A
10/21/2003

Ordinance amending the 2003 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 11

AB2003-340
10/21/2003

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, Chapter 20.72 – Point Roberts Special District and Chapter 20.97 – Definitions to further implement the goals, policies and projects of the 2001 Point Roberts Subarea Plan

AB2003-317A
10/21/2003

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for county and state purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year of 2004 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2003-347
11/5/2003

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for county road purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year 2004 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2003-348
11/5/2003

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for county Conservation Futures purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year 2004 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2003-349
11/5/2003

Ordinance adopting the final budget of the year 2004 and restricting the expenditure of certain funds therein

AB2003-228B
11/5/2003

Ordinance temporarily amending the exemption provisions of Title 21 Land Division Regulations regarding regulations with regard to Gift Exemptions  (as adopted by Ordinance 2003-031)

AB2003-181B
11/18/2003

Ordinance temporary amending the exemption provisions of Title 21, Land Division Regulations (as adopted by Ordinance 2003-033)

AB2003-175A
11/18/2003

Ordinance continuing a 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 (as adopted by Ordinance 2003-034)

AB2003-196A
11/18/2003

Ordinance amending the 2003 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 12

AB2003-363
11/25/2003

Ordinance amending the Mineral Resource Land disclosure and mining permit notification requirements

AB2003-364
11/25/2003

Ordinance adopting the 2004 Whatcom County Unified Fee Schedule

AB2003-350
12/9/2003

Ordinance amending the 2003 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 13

AB2003-385
12/9/2003