GovernmentDepartmentsOnline ServicesExploreHow Do I - Help Center
Click to Home
Surface Mining Ordinance
Amendments are proposed to Cowlitz County Code Chapter 18.10 (Land Use Ordinance) as well as a new Chapter 18.20 Surface Mining Ordinance. The proposed updates provide definitions, performance standards and administrative provisions for surface mines in Cowlitz County.

The Planning Commission recommended approval of the updates on November 18, 2015. It is presently undergoing legal review.

Questions and comments on the draft ordinance updates can be directed to Greta Holmstrom in the Planning Division.  She can be reached by email at or by phone at 360-577-3052 x6676.

SEPA Determination of Non-Significance

Draft Ordinance Updates

Existing Surface Mining Ordinances


Go To Search