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<br />STATE OF WASHINGTON <br />Jefferson County <br /> <br />Master Land Use Application <br />MLA09-0029S: An Ordinance <br />Amending Jefferson County's <br />Comprehensive Plan and Unified <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. 09-1109-09 <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Jefferson County Comprehensive Plan (CP) was amended through <br />Ordinance Number 10-0823-04, adopted August 23, 2004, to include an "Urban Growth <br />Area Element" as Chapter 2 of the Plan; <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the County adopted urban designations and standards for the Irondale and <br />Hadlock Urban Growths Area ("UGA") through Ordinance No. I 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 ("Hearings <br />Board") issued a Final Decision Order (FDO) on May 31, 2005 in response to Petitions <br />For Review (PFR) in Case No. 04-2-0022, lrondale Community Action Neighbors and <br />Nancy Dorgan v. Jefferson County, and in Case No. 03-2-0010, Irondale Community <br />Action Neighbors v. Jefferson County, <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Hearings Board has invalidated those urban designations and standards, <br />through its May 31,2005 Final Decision and Order for Case No. 04-02-0022, while <br />capital facilities plarming continues; <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the Hearings Board in its May 31, 2005 FDO finds that the plan for the new <br />UGA and its implementing regulations do not comply with the GMA because the <br />County's capital facilities plan for this area does not provide sanitary sewer throughout <br />the new UGA over the 20-year planning period and that the plan fails to show a firm <br />funding element for 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 />