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Posted on: December 19, 2017

PUBLIC HEARING: Moratorium on Modifications to Existing and Establishing New Shooting Facilities

PUBLIC HEARING is scheduled for Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jefferson County Superior Courtroom to receive comments regarding Ordinance No. 05-1218-17 Establishing 1-Year Moratorium For Existing & New Commercial Shooting Facilities And Creates Citizen Review Committee To Develop Regulations
On Monday, December 18, 2017, the Jefferson County Board of Commissioners adopted Ordinance No. 05-1218-17, establishing a moratorium of up to one year on permits to modify existing or establish new commercial shooting facilities in unincorporated Jefferson County. Consistent with state law, a public hearing will be held on Monday, February 5, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in the Jefferson County Superior Courtroom, 2nd Floor Courthouse, 1820 Jefferson Street, Port Townsend, Washington for the purpose of taking written and oral testimony regarding Ordinance No. 05-1218-17.  
A key goal of passing the Ordinance is to develop and adopt regulations within the next year which will preserve and protect the continued viability of commercial shooting facilities in Jefferson County in the face of increasing population pressure and density of conflicting land uses. 
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Ordinance 05-1218-17

Public Hearing Notice