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<br />STATE OF WASHINGTON <br />Jefferson County <br /> <br />Master Land Use Application <br />MLA09-00024: An Ordinance <br />Amending Jefferson County's <br />Comprehensive Plan and Uniform <br />Development Code for the <br />Proposed Irondale/Port Hadlock <br />Urban Growth Area <br /> <br />} <br />} <br />} <br />} <br />} <br />} <br />} <br /> <br />Ordinance No. 03-0323-09 <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan was amended through Ordinance <br />Number 10-0823-04, adopted August 23, 2004, to include an "Urban Growth Area <br />Element" as Chapter 2 of the Plan; <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the County adopted urban designations and standards for the lrondale and <br />Hadlock Urban Growths Area ("UGA") through Ordinance No.1 0-0823-04 on August <br />23,2004, codifying urban standards in Title 18 of the Jefferson County Code ("JCC") as <br />Chapter 18.18 JCC; <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board ("Board") <br />issued a Final Decision Order (FDO) on May 31, 2005 in response to Petitions For <br />Review (PRF) in Case No. 04-2-0022, lrondale Community Action Neighbors and Nancy <br />Dorgan v. Jefferson County, and in Case No. 03-2-0010, lrondale Community Action <br />Neighbors v. Jefferson County, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board ("Hearings <br />Board") has invalidated those urban designations and standards, through its May 31, 2005 <br />Final Decision and Order for Case No. 04-02-0022, while capital facilities planning <br />continues; <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Board in its May 31, 2005 FDO finds that the plan for the new UGA and <br />its implementing regulations do not comply with the GMA because the County's capital <br />facilities plan for this area does not provide sanitary sewer throughout the new UGA over <br />the 20-year planning period and that the plan fails to show a firm funding element for <br />sewer service within the first six years, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, in response to the finding of invalidity, the County has, through interim <br />ordinances 03-0206-06, 05-0410-06, 11-1120-06, 01-0312-07, 07-0910-07, 09-1217-07, <br />06-0616-08, and 12-1215-08, effectively reverted to the rural designations and standards <br />for that area that were in effect prior to August 23, 2004 adoption of urban designations <br />and standards; <br />