Surface Mining Ordinance

The Board of County Commissioners adopted interim official controls on surface mining on February 26, 2019. These regulations are based on those developed by the Planning Commission in 2014-2015. These controls were extended for one year on April 23, 2019.

The County is forming a work group to consider modifications to the adopted regulations - to be considered for this work group, please contract Greta Holmstrom (contact information below).



Questions and comments on the ordinance can be directed to Greta Holmstrom in the Planning Division. She can be reached by email at or by phone at 360-577-3052 x1-6676.