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WAC 365-196-745: Explicit statutory directions

Published: 2015

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WAC 365-196-745

Explicit statutory directions.

(1) The legislature expressly amended numerous statutes outside of chapter 36.70A RCW that relate to the act. These amendments define the relationship of such existing statutes to comprehensive plans and development regulations under the act. Examples include:
(a) RCW 19.27.097 (state building code - evidence of adequate supply of potable water);
(b) RCW 35.13.005 (annexation of unincorporated areas - prohibited beyond urban growth areas);
(c) RCW 35.58.2795 (municipal corporations - six-year transit plan consistent with comprehensive plans);
(d) RCW 35.77.010 (city streets - six-year comprehensive street program consistent with comprehensive plans);
(e) RCW 35A.14.005 (annexation by code cities - prohibited beyond urban growth areas);
(f) Section 201, chapter 7, Laws of 2010 (community facilities districts may only include land within urban growth areas);
(g) RCW 36.81.121 (county roads - six-year comprehensive road program consistent with act comprehensive plans);
(h) RCW 36.94.040 (sewerage, water, drainage systems - incorporation of relevant comprehensive plan provisions into sewer or water general plan);
(i) RCW 43.20.260 (water system plans consistent with comprehensive plans and development regulations);
(j) RCW 43.21C.240 (project review under the act);
(k) RCW 57.16.010 (water districts - district comprehensive water plan consistent with urban growth area restrictions);
(l) RCW 58.17.060 (short plats - written findings about appropriate provisions for infrastructure);
(m) RCW 58.17.110 (subdivisions - written findings about appropriate provisions for infrastructure);
(n) RCW 59.18.440 (land development - authority of entities planning under the act to require relocation assistance);
(o) RCW 70.118B.040(3) (requirements for large on-site sewage systems to be consistent with the requirements of any comprehensive plans or development regulations adopted under the act);
(p) RCW 86.12.200 (comprehensive flood control management plans - may be incorporated into comprehensive plans under the act); and
(q) RCW 90.46.120 (use of water from wastewater treatment facility - consideration in regional water supply plan or potable water supply service planning).
(2) As enacted, the act included the creation of a new chapter (chapter 47.80 RCW) authorizing and assigning duties to regional transportation planning organizations. These organizations were expressly given responsibilities for ensuring the consistency of transportation planning throughout a region containing multiple local governmental jurisdictions.
(3) As enacted, the act included the addition of new sections (RCW 82.02.050 through 82.02.090) concerning impact fees on development in counties or cities that plan under the act. These sections explicitly authorize and condition the use of such fees as part of the financing of public facility system improvements needed to serve new development.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 36.70A.050, 36.70A.190. WSR 10-22-103, § 365-196-745, filed 11/2/10, effective 12/3/10; WSR 10-03-085, § 365-196-745, filed 1/19/10, effective 2/19/10.]