40.260.165    Opiate Substitution Treatment Facilities

The purpose of this section is to establish regulations describing the siting criteria for opiate substitution treatment facilities.

The Growth Management Act (RCW 36.70A.200) defines opiate substitution treatment facilities as essential public facilities and, as such, no local government regulations may preclude the siting of such facilities.

A.    Opiate substitution treatment facilities, where permitted, shall be Type II uses per the requirements of Section 40.520.020, and shall be subject to the requirements contained in subsections B and C of this section.

B.    No opiate substitution treatment facility shall be sited within one thousand (1,000) feet of the following:

1.    Public and private schools and their associated grounds;

2.    Public parks;

3.    Public libraries;

4.    Other opiate substitution treatment facilities.

C.    The proposed project shall comply with all applicable provisions of this title, all other provisions of the county code, SEPA, and other federal, state, and local statutes, codes and ordinances.

(Added: Ord. 2009-01-05)