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2017/2018 Official Comprehensive Plan Amendment Docket Item 11

​What's New:

  • August 5, 2020: The Planning Commission held a work session on this item on August 5, 2020 at 6:30 PM. You can view the staff memorandum and PowerPoint (PDF).
  • July 15, 2020: The first Planning Commission work session was held July 15, 2020. You can view the staff memorandum (PDF) or the PowerPoint (PDF).

You can also view all the public comments received (PDF).


Nisqually Subarea Plan Asphalt Recycling Policy E.5 Review

The County received an application from Lakeside Industries, Inc. requesting an amendment to policy E.5 of the Nisqually Subarea Plan. This item has been officially docketed since 2017 when work began, and was included on the 2020/2021 official comprehensive plan docket.

The request is to change policy language in the Nisqually Subarea Plan (policy E.5) that currently prohibits asphalt recycling as an accessory use inside the mined out portion of a gravel pit. View the printable Information Sheet (PDF) for a brief project summary.