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2004 Ordinances

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NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

AGENDA BILL

APPROVAL DATE

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Map and the official Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan Map for some areas within the Lake Whatcom watershed (as defined on the official Whatcom County Zoning Map) to reduce the total gross potential development density within the Lake Whatcom watershed and amending the official Whatcom county Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, Chapter 20.36

AB2003-386
1/13/2004

Ordinance adoption of chapter 173-350, by reference, into WCC 24.06, Solid Waste Rules and Regulations (standards and permits) and associated revisions to WCC Chapter 24.  Standards and Permits, and repealing Whatcom County Code 24.08, Demolition and Inert Landfill Regulations (Council acting as the Health Board).  Necessary to repeal because the new state rules contained in 173-350 WAC are more stringent and comprehensive than WCC 24.08

AB2004-061
1/27/2004

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 3.20 by imposing an additional one quarter percent real estate excise tax upon the sale of real property in the unincorporated areas of the county and altering subsection 3.20.050b to reflect state legislative restrictions upon the expenditure of existing county real estate excise tax revenues

AB2004-066
1/27/2004

Ordinance revision to WCC 24.01.  Revisions made because some of the PHAB positions are difficult to fill due to the specificity of the qualifications.  Whatcom County Code 24.01, Public Health Advisory Board (Council acting as the Board of Health)

AB2004-062
1/27/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 1

AB2004-063
1/27/2004

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 2.02.150 regarding Whatcom County Council standing committees

AB2004-028
1/27/2004

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, Chapter 20.85 Planned Unit Development, Chapter 20.89 Density Transfer Procedure, Chapter 20.90 Amendments, and Chapter 20.71 Water Resources Protection Overlay District

AB2004-081
2/10/2004

Ordinance ordering the closure of a portion of Delta Line Road from SR548 to 0.13 miles north of SR548.  North of Grandview Road and south of the proposed new road alignment

AB2004-097
2/24/2004

Ordinance regarding the installing stop signs on certain County roads

AB2004-102
2/24/2004

Ordinance regarding establishment of speed limits on certain County roads

AB2004-103
2/24/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 2

AB2004-105
2/24/2004

Ordinance establishing the speed for a school zone on Northwood Road

AB2004-117
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending Chapter 1 of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan including population projections

AB2003-075A
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending the essential public facility provisions of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Ordinance relating to essential public facilities

AB2003-075B
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending Chapter 8 Resource Lands – Forest Resource Lands Section of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

AB2003-075C
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending Chapter 11 Environment of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan. 

AB2003-075D
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending chapter 2 of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan including Rural Lands.

AB2003-075E
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan map for 0.35 acres in the Crossroads Commercial designation of Hinote’s Corner from Rural (R2A) to Crossroads Commercial (General Commercial)

AB2003-075F
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Urban Fringe Subarea Plan General, URM and URMX policies including facilitation of the Transfer of Development Rights program

AB2003-075G
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Urban Fringe Subarea Plan, Map 13 map and accompanying text to create a new area 2 of approximately 75 acres designated as provisional rezone to URM 24

AB2003-075H
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Orinance, Title 20, Chapter 20.22, Urban Residential Medium Density (URM) District and Chapter 20.24 Urban Residential Mixed (URMX)District to facilitate the TDR program and to require Bellingham’s development standards in the Bellingham Urban Growth Area.

AB2004-060
3/9/2004

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 12.24, Franchise Requirements to clarify process for applications and process for obtaining a franchise from Whatcom County.

AB2004-114
3/23/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 3

AB2004-138
3/23/2004

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 12.44 to create a procedure for reimbursement of roadway construction costs that benefit others. Clarify procedures for filing of application summaries and other miscellaneous clarifications

AB2004-104
4/6/2004

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 1.08.060 – Form of Petition changing the size of Whatcom County’s Initiative or Referendum Petition to the size required of the Washington State Initiative and Referendum Petitions.

AB2004-145
4/6/2004

Ordinance adopting amendments to the Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, to specify where parks and recreation facilities are permitted in various zoning districts

AB2004-137
4/6/2004

Ordinance continuing the interim conditional use criteria adopted by ordinance 2003-050 for the siting of mushroom composting as a conditional use within the Agricultural Zoning District

AB2004-150
4/20/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 4

AB2004-160
4/20/2004

Ordinance amending No. 99-088 (an Ordinance which amended Ordinance No. 81-14 which authorized the Levy of Taxes on bingo, raffles, punch boards, and pull tabs; designated revenue for law enforcement; authorized collection by the Whatcom County Treasurer; and repealed Ordinances and Resolutions in conflict herewith).

AB2004-161
4/20/2004

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County zoning map from Point Roberts Transitional Zone (TZ) to Residential Rural – One dwelling unit per one acre (RR1) for approximately eight acres within the Point Roberts subarea

AB2004-146
4/20/2004

Ordinance amendments to the Whatcom County Land Division regulations (Title 21)

AB2004-163
4/20/2004

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

AB2004-167
5/4/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 5

AB2004-197
5/18/2004

Ordinance authorizing adoption of a biennial budget for fiscal year 2005-2006

AB2004-199
5/18/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 6

AB2004-214
6/1/2004

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Title 11, The Boating and Swimming Ordinance resolving an inconsistency in the code and correcting an erroneous reference to state law

AB2004-224
6/15/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 7

AB2004-226
6/15/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 8

AB2004-244
6/29/2004

Ordinance Amending Whatcom County Code 6-04 Animal Control

AB2004-261

7/13/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 9

AB2004-262
7/13/2004

Ordinance amending text of the official Whatcom County zoning ordinance, specifically WCC 20.82.010 and 20.82.030 Public Utilities chapter, addressing transmission lines of 115KV and Transmission lines of 115KV operating above 160 MW and modifying WCC 20.42.010.158 and 20.43.156, rural and commercial forestry chapters.

AB2004-225
7/13/2004

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 11.32, Boating and Swimming, Special Restrictions to prohibit watercraft powered by two-cycle engines from use upon Lake Whatcom

AB2004-265
7/20/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, 10th request

AB2004-276
7/27/2004

Ordinance amending sections of the Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Title 20, Chapter 20.10 Comprehensive Plan Amendments, Chapter 20.89 Density Transfer Procedure, and Chapter 20.90 Amendments, relating to the transfer of development rights

AB2004-275
8/10/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, 11th request

AB2004-286
8/10/2004

Ordinance amending Ordinance 1999-085, establishing service fees and setting a fee schedule related to ambulance service charges

AB2004-324
9/28/2004

Ordinance adopting the Birch Bay Community Plan

AB2004-121
9/28/2004

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan text and map regarding the Birch Bay Urban Growth Area

AB2004-122
9/28/2004

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County zoning map to implement the Birch Bay Community Plan

AB2004-326
9/28/2004

Interim ordinance amending WCC, Title 16, Chapter 16, Critical Areas, to provide additional regulatory protection for wetlands & geological hazard areas in the Birch Bay Urban Growth Area

AB2004-288
9/28/2004

Interim ordinance amending WCC, Title 20, Chapter 20.80 – Supplementary Requirements, to include the Birch Bay Watershed under Sections 20.80.635 – Stormwater Special Districts and 20.80.735 – Water Resource Special Management Areas to provide additional regulatory protection for the Birch Bay Watershed

AB2004-287
9/28/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, 12th request

AB2004-325
9/28/2004

Ordinance continuing and amending the interim conditional use criteria adopted by Ordinance 2004-027 for the siting of mushroom composting as a conditional use within the agricultural zoning district

AB2004-150A
10/12/2004

Ordinance amending WCC Title 24, Health Code, to create WCC 24.12, Mushroom Substrate Production Facility Rules

AB2004-300
10/26/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget thirteenth request

AB2004-356
10/26/2004

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for county Conservation Futures purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year 2005 pursuant to Home Rule Charter section 6.10

AB2004-367
11/9/2004

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for county road purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year of 2005 pursuant to Home Rule Charter section 6.10

AB2004-368
11/9/2004

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for county and state purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year of 2005 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2004-369
11/9/2004

Ordinance in the matter of the adoption of the final budget for the biennium 2005-2006 and restricting the expenditure of certain funds therein

AB2004-027B
11/9/2004

Ordinance regarding establishment of speed limits on certain county roads.  (Lummi View Drive for a school zone)

AB2004-371
11/9/2004

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 16.20, Whatcom County Shellfish Protection District extending the sunset dates for Drayton Harbor and Portage Bay Shellfish Districts

AB2004-372
11/9/2004

Ordinance adopting the Six-Year Capital Improvement Program 2005-2010 (Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan - Appendix F)

AB2004-337
11/9/2004

Ordinance revising Whatcom County Code 3.28.010, Open Space Land Classification Procedures

AB2004-373
11/9/2004

Ordinance adopting the current State Building Code and repealing existing Title 15 of the Whatcom County Code

AB2004-374
11/23/2004

Ordinance relating to taxation and imposing an excise tax on timber harvested from private lands; and from public lands, phased-in over ten years, and credited against the state tax, providing for administration and collection by the State Department of Revenue, creating a Timber Tax Account; and establishing a January 1, 2005 effective date.

AB2004-394
11/23/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, fourteenth request

AB2004-397
11/23/2004

Ordinance adopting the 2005 Whatcom County Unified Fee Schedule

AB2004-410
12/7/2004

Ordinance adopting a one-tenth of one-percent sales and use tax for the purpose of funding jails

AB2004-412
12/7/2004

Ordinance amending the 2004 Whatcom County Budget, fifteenth request

AB2004-411
12/7/2004

Emergency ordinance amending the Whatcom County Shoreline Management Program, Section 23.100.20.57, aquaculture regulations

AB2004-456
12/7/2004