32.08.050 Final order.

(1)    Any order duly issued by a director pursuant to the procedures contained in this title shall become final ten (10) days after service of the notice and order unless a written request for hearing is received by the hearing examiner within the ten (10) day period.

(2)    Except as outlined in subsection (3) of this section, an order which is subjected to the appeal procedure shall become final twenty-one (21) days after a mailing of the hearing examiner’s decision unless within that time period an aggrieved person initiates review pursuant to RCW 36.70C.010 et seq. in Clark County superior court.

(3)    Except as otherwise provided in Columbia River Gorge Commission Rule 350-60-240, examiner’s decisions concerning implementation of Chapter 40.240 may be appealed by any person or entity who is adversely affected by the examiner’s decision and who files a written appeal with the Columbia River Gorge Commission within thirty (30) calendar days after written notice of the examiner’s decision is sent. An examiner’s decision is a final decision by the county for appeals of decisions regarding proposed development of any lands within the Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area. (Sec. 12 of Ord. 1977-12-51; amended by Sec. 16 of Ord. 2018-01-09; amended by Sec. 2 of Ord. 2021-12-02)