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2005 Ordinances

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NUMBER

DESCRIPTION

AGENDA BILL

APPROVAL DATE

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Chapter 2.108, Bellingham-Whatcom County Commission Against Domestic Violence, section 040 to provide for the appointment of either the Chief Executive Office or a designated representative from the cities of Whatcom County

AB2004-452
1/11/2005

Ordinance adopting amendments to the Whatcom County Zoning Map ordinance (Title 20) Chapter 20.89 Density Transfer Procedure and amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Map establishing transfer of Development Rights sending areas

AB2004-453
1/11/2005

Ordinance adopting a Mineral Resource Lands Comprehensive Plan and Zoning Designation near the corner of North Star and Brown Roads (James Carr application)

AB2004-082A
1/25/2005

Ordinance adopting Comprehensive Plan and the County Code amendments relating to airport/land use compatibility planning

AB2004-082B
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to update sections relating to the Columbia Valley/Kendall Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-340
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to update sections relating to the City of Everson Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-343
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to update sections relating to the City of Nooksack Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-346
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to update sections relating to the City of Sumas Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-347
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Capital Facilities Chapter and Transportation Chapters of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

AB2004-338
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to update sections relating to the City of Blaine Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-342
1/25/2005

Ordinance adopting amendments to the Transportation chapter of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan establishing policies to implement the bicycle plan and consider utilizing ITS technology in transportation projects

AB2004-355
1/25/2005

Ordinance adopting amendments the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan relating to Transportation Impact Fee background information This includes existing deficiencies in the transportation system, forecast of future traffic, and identification of road improvemenents.

AB2004-370
1/25/2005

Ordinance revising and updating the official Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 9 Recreation

AB2004-352
1/25/2005

Ordinance revising and amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Appendix A (Glossary), Appendix B (List of Acronyms) and Appendix D (Bibliography)

AB2004-354
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 - Land Use, to update sections relating to the City of Ferndale Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-344
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to update sections relating to the City of Lynden Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-345
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to update sections relating to the City of Bellingham Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-341
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to update sections relating to the Sudden Valley Provisional Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-339
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to update sections relating to the Cherry Point Urban Growth Area, as necessary, in accordance with the Growth Management Act 7-year compliance review requirement per RCW 36.70A.130

AB2004-395A
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 2 – Land Use, to remove the Custer Provisional Urban Growth Area designation from the plan text and maps and designate the area Rural.

AB2004-396A
1/25/2005

Ordinance revising and amending the Official Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 3 – Housing

AB2004-353
1/25/2005

Ordinance adopting amendments to appendix c of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan county-wide planning policies

AB2004-272A
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the Official Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan, Chapter 6 – Transportation and Chapter 7 – Economics, to revise goals and policies relating to the Custer Provisional Urban Growth Area

AB2004-396B
1/25/2005

Ordinance adopting amendments to the Mineral Resource Lands element of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan

AB2004-400
1/25/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005-2006 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 1

AB2005-067
1/25/2005

Interim ordinance amending the Whatcom County Shoreline Management Program, Section 23.100.20.57, Aquaculture Regulations

AB2005-085
2/8/2005

Ordinance imposing an interim moratorium on the acceptance of new applications for subdivisions and new building permits within the Lake Whatcom Watershed

AB2005-072
2/8/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005-2006 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 2

AB2005-103
2/22/2005

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code by the addition of a new section to Whatcom County Code, Title 16, Environment, Chapter 16.28 – Manure and Agricultural Nutrient Management, Section 16.28.045 – Appeals and addition of new language to Whatcom County Code, Title 20, Zoning, Chapter 20.92 – Hearing Examiner, Section 20.92.210 – Hearing Examiner, Section 20.92.210 - Final Decisions

AB2005-104
2/22/2005

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, WCC Title 20, Chapter 20.80.635 - Stormwater Special District and 20.80.735 - Water Resource Special Management Areas to provide additional regulatory protection for the Birch Bay Watershed

AB2005-106
2/22/2005

Ordinance regarding establishment of the speed limit on East Kellogg Road

AB2005-123
3/15/2005

Interim ordinance amending WCC, Title 20, Section 20.80.735 to implement a seasonal restriction on land clearing activities within the Lake Whatcom Watershed Water Resource Special Management Area between September 1 and April 30

AB2005-125
3/15/2005

Ordinance removing an existing school speed limit on Silver Lake Road

AB2005-148
3/29/2005

Ordinance declaring intent to accept a section of Lakeview Street, declaring that such establishment is a public necessity, and directing county road engineer to report to Council upon the project

AB2005-150
3/29/2005

Interim Ordinance amending WCC, Title 16, Chapter 16 to provide additional regulatory protection for wetlands and geological hazard areas

AB2005-127
3/29/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005-2006 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 3

AB2005-147
3/29/2005

Ordinance adopting amendments to the Residential Rural, Rural and Resort Commercial zoning districts and the definition of public water

AB2005-151)
3/29/2005

Ordinance establishing regulations for fertilizer application on residential lawns and public properties within the Lake Whatcom Watershed

AB2005-171
4/12/2005

Ordinance continuing the interim conditional use criteria adopted by Ordinance 2004-053 for the siting of mushroom composting as a conditional use within the agricultural zoning district

AB2005-154
4/12/2005

Ordinance to amend a portion of the Official Whatcom County Zoning Map UGA-7, Sumas Urban Growth Area, from long-term planning area to short-term planning area

AB2005-169
4/12/2005

Ordinance adopting amendments to the clustering provisions of the Urban Residential, Urban Residential Medium Density, and Rural zoning districts

AB2005-170
4/12/2005

Ordinance imposing an interim moratorium on the acceptance of new applications for subdivisions within the Lake Whatcom Watershed

AB2005-187
4/26/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 4

AB2005-182
4/26/2005

Ordinance establishing a $50.00 petty cash revolving fund for Juvenile Court Administration

AB2005-184
4/26/2005

Ordinance establishing a $200.00 petty cash revolving fund for the County Clerk

AB2005-185
4/26/2005

Ordinance in the matter of granting a non-exclusive franchise to Birch Bay Water and Sewer District 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 and sewer lines and facilities along certain roads and highways within the unincorporated areas of Whatcom County

AB2005-183
5/10/2005

Ordinance establishing Birch Bay parking restrictions on the beach side of Birch Bay Drive

AB2005-199
5/10/2004

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, WCC Title 20, Chapters 20.37 – Point Roberts Transitional Zone (TZ) District, 20.71 – Water Resource Protection Overlay District, and 20.97 – Definitions to clarify requirements and standards for Cluster Subdivisions and Open Space Reserve Areas

AB2005-149
5/24/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 5

AB2005-211
5/24/2005

Ordinance designating All Vote by Mail Elections in Whatcom County

AB2005-212
5/24/2005

Ordinance to remove existing school zone on Gulf Road (AB2005-225)

AB2005-225
6/7/2005

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code 20.92.210, Hearing Examiner, Final Decisions, to clarify previously adopted language

AB2005-215
6/7/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, Sixth Request

AB2005-248
6/21/2005

Ordinance replacing Whatcom County Code 1.14 (in its entirety) designating election precinct names and their legal descriptions

AB2005-252
6/21/2005

Ordinance amending WCC Title 24, Health Code, to create WCC 24.13, Decontamination of Illegal Drug Manufacturing and Storage Sites, and to amend WCC 24.07, Administrative Notice Proceedings, Civil Penalties and Abatement

AB2005-266
7/12/2005

Ordinance regarding the closure of a portion of York Street

AB2005-268
7/12/2005

Ordinance amending text of the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, specifically the addition of Chapter 20.15 – Mushroom Substrate Production Facilities Siting Requirements, establishing locational criteria and zoning districts in which such facilities will be allowed

AB2005-105
7/12/2005

Ordinance creating a fund titled “Real Estate Excise Tax Electronic Technology Fund”

AB2005-267
7/12/2005

Ordinance regarding installing stop signs on Mill Road

AB2005-282
7/26/2005

Interim Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Shoreline Management Program, Section 23.100.20.57, Aquaculture Regulations

AB2005-085A
7/26/2005

Interim Ordinance amending WCC, Title 20, Section 20.80.735 to implement a seasonal restriction on land clearing activities within the Lake Whatcom Watershed Water Resource Special Management Area between September 1 and April 30

AB2005-125A
7/26/2005

Ordinance establishing a Homeless Housing Fund for programs which directly accomplish the goals of the County’s Homeless Housing Plan

AB2005-284
7/26/2005

Ordinance establishing a Trial Court Improvement Fund for Superior and District Court staffing, programs, facilities, or services as appropriated by the County Council

AB2005-285
7/26/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, Seventh request

AB2005-286
7/26/2005

Interim Ordinance amending WCC, Title 20.71 – Water Resource Protection Overlay District to address the objectives of the interim moratorium on the acceptance of new applications for subdivisions within the Lake Whatcom Watershed and provide additional regulatory protection for the Lake Whatcom Watershed

AB2005-072C
8/9/2005

Ordinance declaring intent to accept a new section of Delta Line Road, declaring that such establishment is a public and safety necessity, and directing county road engineer to report to council upon the project

AB2005-315
8/9/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, Eighth Request

AB2005-314
8/9/2005

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Code, Title 16, Chapter 16.16 - Critical Areas Ordinance and associated administrative provisions of Whatcom County Code, Title 20 – Zoning Ordinance and Title 2, Chapter 2.33 – Permit Review Procedures to update the Whatcom County Critical Areas Ordinance in accordance with the requirements of the Washington State Growth Management Act and the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan.

AB2005-226
9/13/2005

Ordinance establishing a fee for mandatory arbitration to offset the cost of the program

AB2005-359
9/27/2005

Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to Lake Whatcom Water & Sewer District

AB2005-361
9/27/2005

Ordinance granting a non-exclusive franchise to the Hilltop Water Owners Association

AB2005-362
9/27/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, ninth request

AB2005-358
9/2720/05

Ordinance amending a portion of the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, Chapter 20.97 – Definitions and 20.40.250 – Minimum Lot Size and Land Subdivision

AB2005-360
9/27/2005

Ordinance amending WCC, Title 20, Section 20.80.735(2)(e) to implement a seasonal restriction on clearing activities that will result in exposed soils exceeding 500 square feet within the Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish Water Resource Special Management Areas between September 1 and April 30

AB2005-125B
10/11/2005

Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Home Rule Charter to correct scrivener’s errors and clarify the effective date of adopted ordinances

AB2005-365
10/11/2005

Ordinance granting Puget Sound Energy, Inc., a Washington corporation, its successors and assigns, a franchise and the right, privilege, and authority there under to set, erect, lay, construct, extend, support, attach, connect, maintain, repair, replace, enlarge, operate and use facilities in, upon, over, under, along, across and through the franchise area to provide for the transmission, distribution and sale of electrical energy for power, heat, and light, and any other purposes for which electrical energy may be used

AB2005-392
10/25/2005

Ordinance imposing an interim moratorium on the acceptance of new applications for subdivisions within the Lake Whatcom Watershed

AB2005-187A
10/25/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, Request #10, in the amount of $200,170

AB2005-391
10/25/2005

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Code, Title 20, to clarify existing code language

AB2005-393
10/25/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, Request #11, in the amount of $110,880

AB2005-418
11/9/2005

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for county and state purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year of 2006 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2005-426
11/22/2005

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for county conservation futures purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year of 2006 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2005-427
11/22/2005

Ordinance authorizing the levy of taxes for county road purposes in Whatcom County, Washington, for the year of 2006 pursuant to Home Rule Charter Section 6.10

AB2005-428
11/22/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, Request No. 12, in the amount of $937,272

AB2005-425
11/22/2005

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Zoning Ordinance, WCC Title 20, Chapter 20.71 – Water Resource Protection Overlay District and Chapter 20.97 – Definitions to provide additional regulatory protection for the Lake Whatcom and Lake Samish Water Resource Protection Overlay Districts

AB2005-425
11/22/2005

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan map and the Whatcom County zoning map from Suburban Enclave/Residential Rural – 2 units/acre (RR2) to Public Recreating/Recreation Open Space (ROS) for approximately 47 acres within the Chuckanut-Lake Samish Subarea

AB2005-084A
11/22/2005

Ordinance adopting amendments to Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan relating to Transportation Impact Fee background information

AB2005-084C
11/22/2005

Ordinance amending the official Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan zoning map for approximately two acres within the southern UGA boundary for Lynden

AB2005-084D
11/22/2005

Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code Title 11, Boating and Swimming, to limit the use of limb-propelled flotation devices on the South Fork of the Nooksack River from June 1 through October 31

AB2005-173A
12/6/2005

Ordinance amending WCC 10.34, Ferry Rates adding definitions related to the ferry system

AB2005-443
12/6/2005

Ordinance adopting the 2006 Whatcom County Unified Fee Schedule

AB2005-444
12/6/2005

Ordinance amending the 2005 Whatcom County Budget, Request #13, in the amount of $189,631

AB2005-445
12/6/2005

Ordinance amending the 2006 Whatcom County Budget, Request #1, in the amount of $11,832,558

AB2005-446
12/6/2005

Ordinance establishing a new Whatcom County ferry system fund

AB2005-442
12/6/2005