Notice of Virtual Public Hearing/Workshop Before the Spokane County Planning Commission

Thursday, May 13, 2021 - 9:00 AM

The Spokane County Planning Commission pursuant to Chapter 36.70A RCW, that two virtual hearings and a workshop via Zoom will be held on May 13, 2021 and will begin at 9:00 a.m. to consider the following matters.  Please see the May 13th public meeting notice for access to the Zoom meeting.

Public hearing regarding Agricultural Conservation Current Use Taxation Reclassification for the following: File #: FAC-01-21, parcel #: 47205.9125, owner: John & Meghan Wise.

Public hearing to consider oral and written testimony, both for and against, the proposed adoption of an ordinance establishing eligibility and procedures to acquire streamflow mitigation certification from the Spokane County Little Spokane Water Bank for Noncommercial water use on parcels with single family residences for Water Resources Inventory Area 55; and establishing penalties in conjunction therewith, and providing for other matters property relating thereto.

Periodic review  Shoreline Master Program

(SMP), as required by the Washington State Shoreline Management Act (SMA) (RCW 90.58).  The Shoreline Management Act requires each Shoreline Master Program (SMP) be reviewed on an eight-year schedule established by the Legislature (RCW 90.58.080). Spokane County last completed a major (comprehensive) SMP update which concluded with the adoption of the current SMP on January 22, 2013.  Spokane County is scheduled to complete this latest periodic review by June 30, 2021, or as soon thereafter as possible.

The purpose of the Public Workshop is to introduce the Spokane County 2021 Shoreline Master Program (SMP) Periodic Update to the Spokane County Planning Commission, which will include a presentation by staff and consultants, and provide an opportunity for the Planning Commissioner to ask questions.  The public may attend the Workshop virtually and information will be presented as to how the public can participate in the process.

Public Comments and testimony will be taken on this matter at a separate, future public hearing (currently proposed for June 17, 2021).  Legal public notice of the future hearing will be provided.  For more information about the SMP Update Process please visit: