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File #: AB2022-571    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Requiring a Public Hearing Status: Adopted
File created: 10/11/2022 In control: Council
On agenda: 11/9/2022 Final action: 11/9/2022
Enactment date: 11/9/2022 Enactment #: ORD 2022-069
Title: Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Code relating to Personal Wireless Service Facilities
Indexes: Zoning
Attachments: 1. Staff Memo, 2. Adopted Ordinance 2022-069, 3. Adopted Ordinance 2022-069 - Strike, 4. Draft Ordinance, 5. Planning Commission Findings, 6. Public Comments, 7. Notice of Hearing after 10.25.2022, 8. Notice of Action Taken on 11.9.2022
Related files: AB2022-533
Department Planning and Development Services Department

Primary Contact Email:    maamot@co.whatcom.wa.us




Ordinance amending the Whatcom County Code relating to Personal Wireless Service Facilities





Ordinance amending Whatcom County Code (WCC) 20.13, WCC 20.82, WCC 20.83, WCC 20.97, and WCC 22.05 relating to personal wireless service facilities.  The primary purpose of the amendments is to bring consistency between the Whatcom County Code and federal laws and regulations.  The proposal addresses eligible facilities requests, small wireless facilities, macro wireless facilities, definitions, exemptions, permitted uses, administrative approval uses, conditional uses, nonconforming uses and structures, concealment elements, standards, noise, conditions associated with siting approval, and project permit procedures (including variances, application requirements, permit review time frames, and appeals).

Whatcom County, Washington
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