Chapter 18.20


18.20.010    Purpose.

18.20.020    Applicability.

18.20.025    Impact Fees.

18.20.028    Time Computations.

18.20.030    Appeals.

18.20.040    Severability.

18.20.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this Title is to outline general provisions for development regulations regarding application filing, department review, public notice, time periods, code interpretations, and enforcement and penalties. (Ord. 96-19S § 1 (part), 1996)

18.20.020 Applicability.

Unless otherwise provided, the regulations identified in this Title apply to Pierce County Codes including, but not limited to: Title 17A PCC, Construction and Infrastructure Regulations – Site Development and Stormwater Drainage; Title 17B PCC, Construction and Infrastructure Regulations – Road and Bridge Design and Construction Standards; Title 17C PCC, Construction and Infrastructure Regulations – Building and Fire Codes; Title 18A PCC, Development Regulations – Zoning; Title 18B PCC, Development Regulations – Signs; Title 18D PCC, Development Regulations – Environmental; Title 18E PCC, Development Regulations – Critical Areas; Title 18F PCC, Development Regulations – Land Divisions and Boundary Changes; Title 18H PCC, Development Regulations – Forest Practices; Title 18I PCC, Development Regulations – Natural Resource Lands; Title 18J PCC, Development Regulations – Design Standards and Guidelines; and Title 18S PCC, Development Policies and Regulations – Shorelines. (Ord. 2013-45s4 § 2 (part), 2015; Ord. 2010-70s § 10 (part), 2010; Ord. 2009-18s3 § 1 (part), 2009; Ord. 2004-58s § 1 (part), 2004; Ord. 2004-52s § 1 (part), 2004; Ord. 98-87 § 1 (part), 1998; Ord. 96-19S § 1 (part), 1996)

18.20.025 Impact Fees.

Pursuant to the authority granted in RCW 82.02.050 through 82.02.100, Pierce County imposes impact fees on development activities as part of the financing for school facilities, parks, and roads, as set forth in Title 4A PCC. (Ord. 2016-51s § 2, 2016; Ord. 2006-60s § 3, 2006; Ord. 96-122S § 3, 1996; Ord. 96-105S2 § 2, 1996)

18.20.028 Time Computations.

Any reference to a time period, unless otherwise specifically stated, shall be calculated based upon calendar days. (Ord. 2013-85 § 1 (part), 2013; Ord. 2013-30s2 § 4 (part), 2013)

18.20.030 Appeals.

Procedures for appealing an administrative decision or decision of the Hearing Examiner are set forth in Chapter 1.22 PCC. (Ord. 96-19S § 1 (part), 1996)

18.20.040 Severability.

If any Section, portion, Chapter, paragraph, clause, or phrase of these regulations is held to be unconstitutional or invalid for any reason, such unconstitutionality or invalidity shall not affect the validity or constitutionality of the remaining portions of this Title. (Ord. 96-19S § 1 (part), 1996)