Chapter 18I.60
PROPERTY ADJACENT TO DESIGNATED RESOURCE LANDS

Sections:

18I.60.010    Purpose.

18I.60.020    Applicability.

18I.60.030    Title Notification.

18I.60.040    Plat Notification.

18I.60.050    Regulated Activities Notification.

18I.60.060    Additional Notice for Property Adjacent to Mineral Resource Lands.

18I.60.010 Purpose.

The purpose of this Chapter is to conserve resource lands by limiting the encroachment of incompatible development from designated resource lands. (Ord. 97-84 § 8 (part), 1997)

18I.60.020 Applicability.

A.    The provisions of this Chapter apply to development proposed on properties within 300 feet of designated resource lands.

B.    All plats, short plats, development permits, and building permits issued for development activities within 300 feet of lands designated as Agricultural, Forest, or Mineral Resource Lands shall contain a notice that the property is within 300 feet of Agricultural, Forest, or Mineral Resource Lands on which a variety of commercial activities may occur that are not compatible with residential development for certain periods of limited duration.

(Ord. 97-84 § 8 (part), 1997)

18I.60.030 Title Notification.

The owner of any site within 500 feet of lands designated Resource Lands for which an application for a regulated activity is submitted shall record a title notice with the Pierce County Auditor. Such notification shall be in the form as set forth below.

PROPERTY ADJACENT TO RESOURCE LANDS AREA TITLE NOTIFICATION

Parcel Number:

NOTICE: This parcel lies within 500 feet of land designated Resource Lands by Pierce County. A variety of commercial and industrial activities occurs in the area that may be inconvenient or cause discomfort to area residents. This may arise from the use of chemicals, or from spraying or extraction which occasionally generates dust, smoke, noise, and odor. Pierce County has established resource uses as priority uses on productive resource lands, and residents of adjacent property should be prepared to accept such inconveniences or discomfort from normal, necessary commercial resource lands operations.

Signature of Owner

(Ord. 2004-87s § 7 (part), 2004; Ord. 97-84 § 8 (part), 1997)

18I.60.040 Plat Notification.

The owner of any site within 500 feet of land designated as Resource Lands on which a large lot, short subdivision, or formal subdivision is submitted shall record a notice on the face of the plat. Such notification shall be in the form as set forth below.

PROPERTY ADJACENT TO RESOURCE LANDS AREA PLAT NOTIFICATION

This property lies within 500 feet of land designated Resource Lands by Pierce County. A variety of commercial and industrial activities occurs in the area that may be inconvenient or cause discomfort to area residents. This may arise from the use of chemicals, or from spraying or extraction which occasionally generates dust, smoke, noise, and odor. Pierce County has established resource uses as priority uses on productive resource lands, and residents of adjacent property should be prepared to accept such inconveniences or discomfort from normal, necessary commercial resource lands operations.

(Ord. 2004-87s § 7 (part), 2004; Ord. 97-84 § 8 (part), 1997)

18I.60.050 Regulated Activities Notification.

The Department shall require that permits issued for regulated activities, as defined in Section 18I.20.020, within 500 feet of lands designated as Resource Lands contain a notice as set forth below.

REGULATED ACTIVITIES NOTIFICATION

This property lies within 500 feet of land designated Resource Lands by Pierce County. A variety of commercial and industrial activities occurs in the area that may be inconvenient or cause discomfort to area residents. This may arise from the use of chemicals, or from spraying or extraction which occasionally generates dust, smoke, noise, and odor. Pierce County has established resource uses as priority uses on productive resource lands, and residents of adjacent property should be prepared to accept such inconveniences or discomfort from normal, necessary commercial resource lands operations.

(Ord. 97-84 § 8 (part), 1997)

18I.60.060 Additional Notice for Property Adjacent to Mineral Resource Lands.

The notice required in 18I.60.030, 18I.60.040, and 18I.60.050 for lands adjacent to Mineral Resource Lands shall also include the following:

These designated resource lands include mineral resource lands for which an application might be made for mining-related activities, including mining, extraction, washing, crushing, stockpiling, blasting, transporting, and recycling of minerals.

(Ord. 2004-87s § 7 (part), 2004)