Friday, July 22, 2005

Thurston County's Land-Use Plan Does Not Comply with GMA

BY JOHN DODGE AND JENNIFER LATSON THE OLYMPIAN "Much of Thurston County's land-use plan and its regulations to manage growth don't comply with the state's Growth Management Act and must be overhauled. That's the conclusion of the Western Washington Growth Management Hearings Board in a ruling that could reshape how the county grows for years to come. Ruling on a petition from Futurewise, a public interest group, and the League of Women Voters, the board said ..."