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planning and building departments
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8am to 4pm

147 N Clark, Suite 7
Republic, WA
Top level of building across Clark street from the Post Office.

PO Box 305
Republic, WA  99166

Phone (509) 775-5225 ext 3101
Fax (509) 775-5240

Planning Director

Building Director

County information for Ferry, Stevens and Pend Oreille Counties
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planning & building depts


Irene Whipple, Planning Director

Mike Nee, Building Director

The Planning Commission meets the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:00pm in the Planning Department.
Until further notice, the Planning Commission will also be meeting on the 4th Wednesday of every month.


Shoreline Master Program Information



IN THE MATTER OF:  Draft revisions to the Ferry County Comprehensive Plan and Critical Areas Ordinance

NOTICE  IS HEREBY GIVEN:  That on March 7, 2016 at 11:00  a.m. in the Commissioners Office at 290 East Tessie Ave, Republic, Washington, a PUBLIC HEARING will be held in the matter of:  The discussion of the revisions to the Ferry County Comprehensive Plan and Critical Areas Ordinance.  The changes are to meet the Growth Management Hearings Board Orders of Non-Compliance regarding Wetland Rating and Fish and Wildlife Habitat Conservation Areas.  Copies of the changes can be obtained from the Ferry County Planning Department.  The Ferry County Board of Commissioners invites the public to voice comments and concerns regarding these issues. 

If you are unable to attend the public hearing, written and telephone comments will be accepted by the Planning Department until 9:30 a.m. on March 7, 2016, PO Box 305, Republic, WA  99166, (509) 775-5225 ext 3101.  Comments will be received at the public hearing, however no further comments will be accepted after the public hearing.  Possible action may be taken on the draft ordinances following the public hearing or at the Board of County Commissioner's regular meeting on March 14, 2016.


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Planning Commission Meeting Minutes in pdf format:


October 28, 2015

October 14, 2015

September 23, 2015

September 9, 2015

June 24, 2015

June 10, 2015

May 27, 2015

May 13, 2015

April 29, 2015

April 22, 2015

April 8, 2015

March 25, 2015

March 11, 2015

February 25, 2015

February 11, 2015

January 28, 2015

January 14, 2015


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Miscellaneous Information

Code of the West Document

Long Plat Application with Ordinance

Short Plat Application with Ordinance

Binding Site Plan Application with Ordinance

Comprehensive Plan

Curlew Lake Sub Area Plan (with map)

Ferry County Economic Diversification Study


SEPA Checklist


Addressing Ordinance

Binding Site Plan Ordinance

Ferry County Building Ordinance

Concurrency Ordinance

County Wide Planning Policies

Critical Areas Ordinance

Development Regulations

Flood Ordinance

Long Plat Ordinance

Natural Resources Policy

Public Participation Plan

Right to Farm Ordinance

SEPA Ordinance

SEPA Checklist

Shoreline Master Program

Short Plat Ordinance

Timber and Forest Practices

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Permits, Applications Consents

Amend Plat Application

Binding Site Plan Application

Binding Site Plan Consent

Boundary Adjustment Consent

Boundary Adjustment Exemption

Exemption Application

Family Exemption Consent

Forest Practice Moratorium Waiver

Guest House Consent

Mobile Home Permit

Out Building Permit

Reasonable Use Exception

Residential Permit

Subdivision Consent

Vacate Plat Application

Variance Application

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Sample Plans, Span Tables, etc

Frost Protected Shallow Foundations

Sample Plans

Span Tables

WA Energy Code

Water Potable & Non-Potable

Non-Potable Water

Water & Building Permits

Water Covenant


Mining Ordinance

Notice of Exploration

Notice of Operation

Notice of Reclamation