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File #: 2020-0225    Version: 1
Type: Motion Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2020 In control: Metropolitan King County Council
On agenda: Final action: 6/23/2020
Enactment date: Enactment #: 15649
Title: A MOTION requesting that the executive complete a new environmental checklist addressing the zoning changes contemplated by Ordinance 19030 and any likely alternatives and in compliance with chapter 43.21C WAC, chapter 197-11 WAC and K.C.C. chapter 20.44, and issue a new, amended or addended threshold determination based on the new environmental checklist, in response to the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board's Order on Dispositive Motions for Case No. 20-3-0004c.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci, Kathy Lambert
Indexes: environment, Executive, Growth Management, Zoning
Attachments: 1. Motion 15649
Drafter
Clerk 06/23/2020
Title
A MOTION requesting that the executive complete a new environmental checklist addressing the zoning changes contemplated by Ordinance 19030 and any likely alternatives and in compliance with chapter 43.21C WAC, chapter 197-11 WAC and K.C.C. chapter 20.44, and issue a new, amended or addended threshold determination based on the new environmental checklist, in response to the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board's Order on Dispositive Motions for Case No. 20-3-0004c.
Body
WHEREAS, Ordinance 19030 established updated regulations for winery, brewery, distillery facilities and remote tasting rooms, in unincorporated King County, and
WHEREAS, Ordinance 19030 was challenged on State Environmental Policy Act ("SEPA") and Growth Management Act ("GMA") grounds by Futurewise and a neighborhood group to the Central Puget Sound Growth Management Hearings Board ("the board"). The petitioners filed a summary judgment motion with the board, claiming the SEPA process undertaken by the county before adoption of the ordinance had been insufficient. On May 26, 2020, the board issued an Order on Dispositive Motions for Case No. 20-3-0004c ("the order"), which granted the petitioners' summary judgment motion and invalidated most of the substantive sections of the ordinance. Ordinance 19030, Sections 12 through 31, and map amendments 1 and 2, which were Attachments A and B to Ordinance 19030, were invalidated by the board. Ordinance 19030, Sections 12 through 31, include definitions, zoning conditions, parking restrictions, temporary use permit clarifications, home occupation and home industry limitations and a demonstration project, and
WHEREAS, the board's order also remanded the ordinance to the county to take actions to bring the ordinance into compliance, and
WHEREAS, the board's order was primarily focused on SEPA. The board concluded that the analysis contained in the SEPA checklist was insufficient to support the SEPA ...

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