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DocuSign Envelope ID:98A76D25-0F18-4BA7-B26A-9C9BCEDD1C69 <br /> Ordinance No. 3064 <br /> An Ordinance adopting, repealing, and amending AMC Chapter <br /> 17.70 and Chapter 19.70 relating to critical areas regulations <br /> Whereas, RCW 36.70A.130(1) requires that cities and counties take action to review and revise, if <br /> necessary,their comprehensive plans and development regulations, including their critical areas <br /> ordinances, every eight years; and <br /> Whereas, on July 18, 2016,the City Council adopted Ordinance 2982, completing the required periodic <br /> review and revision of the Comprehensive Plan; and <br /> Whereas, on July 22, 2019, the City Council adopted Ordinance 3040, completing the required review <br /> and revision of the development regulations; and <br /> Whereas, the Anacortes Planning Commission reviewed proposed amendments to the critical area <br /> ordinance consistent with the process outlined in AMC 19.16.080, and subsequent to a public hearing on <br /> December 18, 2019, and deliberated on the proposal on January 8, 2020 and January 22, 2020; entered <br /> findings of fact, reasons for action, and recommendations to the City Council in a recorded motion dated <br /> January 22, 2020; and <br /> Whereas, the City Council considered the Planning Commission's recommendation pursuant to AMC <br /> 19.16.090 at meetings on February 18, 2020, August 10, 2020, August 17, 2020,August 24, 2020,April <br /> 19, 2021, May 3, 2021, May 10, 2021,June 7, 2021,July 19, 2021; and <br /> Whereas, an additional public comment opportunity was provided for certain changes to the Planning <br /> Commission's recommendation identified during City Council's review; and <br /> Whereas,the City Council considered the additional comments received at a meeting on July 19, 2021; <br /> Now,therefore,the City Council of the City of Anacortes does ordain as follows: <br /> With the adoption of this ordinance completing the required review and revision of the critical areas <br /> regulations, the City declares the Growth Management Act required periodic review and update under <br /> RCW 36.70A.130 complete. <br /> Section 1. Findings. The above recitals are hereby adopted by reference as legislative findings in <br /> support of this ordinance. The City Council further enters the following findings: <br /> A. The Findings of Fact contained within Section A of the Anacortes Planning Commission <br /> Recorded Motion Regarding Amendments to the Critical Area Regulations(approved <br /> January 22, 2020), analyze the proposal's consistency with the Growth Management <br /> Act, Anacortes Comprehensive Plan, and the Anacortes Municipal Code, and are hereby <br /> adopted by reference. <br /> Chapter 19.70 Critical Areas Ch19.70-CriticalArea July 26,2021 <br /> 1 <br />