Planning and Development Services
Bayview Ridge Subarea Plan History
Skagit County Board of
· Airport compatibility and appropriate scale of land use in various safety zones; and
· Infrastructure, especially storm water management sufficient to protect downstream farms, water, sewer, parks, transportation, schools, and emergency services.
The Planning Commission recommended numerous changes, such as:
· Deferral of the urban residential portion and new industrial and commercial zoning until the county adopts the Bayview Watershed Stormwater Management Plan, phase 1 of which was adopted in Ordinance O20070003;
· Allowing new schools in limited circumstances;
· Larger area for small retail and service businesses;
· Greater protection of residential development where adjacent to industrial uses; and
· More pedestrian and bike connections.
The Planning Commission’s changes can be found in the following documents:
1. Changes to Plan Policies, Text, and Land Use Map (March 1, 2005)
2. Changes to Development Standards (March 1, 2004)
groups appealed to the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board,
which found in August 2007 that the urban growth area was generally consistent
with the Growth Management Act (Compliance
Order) but ordered the County to update the capital facilities plan
for providing infrastructure.