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Kirkland Geologically Hazardous Areas Ordinance in Effect

Posted on Jul 6, 2018 in:
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Updated standards for geologically hazardous areas went into effect in Kirkland on June 30, 2018, except for the Houghton jurisdiction, which will take effect July 23, 2018.

The updated ordinance will apply when development is on property that is identified as a seismic or landslide hazard area, along with site-specific geotechnical reports. City staff worked closely with MBAKS to consider impacts to members, adopting several of your association’s proposed amendments to the regulatory language.

Contact King County Manager Gina Clark, 425.460.8203, with questions.


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