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Skamania County COVID-19 cases as of 7/6/2020:
Confirmed cases: 18
Deaths: 0


Hearing Examiner

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The Skamania County Hearing Examiner conducts quasi-judicial proceedings and issues decisions and recommendations on land use applications and administrative appeals in Skamania County. Decisions by the Hearing Examiner are subject to appeal to the Superior Court, based on the record established before the Hearing Examiner. (Within the National Scenic Area, appeal decisions can be appealed to the Gorge Commission. Shoreline decisions can be appealed to the Shoreline Hearings Board). The Hearing Examiner is a land-use attorney with an extensive background in land-use law and policy and is appointed by the Board of County Commissioners.

The information contained herein is intended to provide a brief description of the Skamania County Hearing Examiner process and is designed to assist those who participate in the land use decision making-processes. The Hearing Examiner process is described in more detail in SCC Chapter 2.80.

Meeting Calendar

Hearings before the Skamania County Hearing Examiner typically occur once per month. The meeting dates for 2020 are listed below. Hearing agendas and other information are generally posted on this page ten days prior to the hearing. Hearings will occur only as necessary.

PLEASE NOTE: Hearing Examiner meetings will be held via remote video conference until further notice.

June 15, 2020 Hearing Information

Due to current circumstances related to the COVID-19 pandemic, the June 15, 2020 hearing was held via remote video and telephone conference only.

In order to allow those who were not able to attend the meeting or provide comment in person the opportunity to do so, additional written comments on CMP-19-01 and REZ-19-01 will be accepted until 5:30 PM on Wednesday, June 17th. Comments should be addressed to the Skamania County Hearing Examiner and sent by email to

 Hearing Date  Agenda  Other Items
 Monday, April 20, 2020  Agenda

 Hearing Notice
 Staff Report

 Monday, May 18, 2020  Agenda

 Hearing Notice
 Staff Report (VAR-20-04)
 Presentation (VAR-20-04)
 Staff Report (SHR-20-01/CA-20-01)
 Presentation (SHR-20-01/CA-20-01)
 WSDOT 5/12/20 Letter
 Loranger 5/15/20 Letter
 Friends of the Gorge 5/18/20 Letter

 Monday, June 15, 2020  Agenda

 Meeting Recording

 Hearing Notice
 Staff Report (CMP-19-01/REZ-19-01)
 Presentation (CMP-19-01/REZ-19-01)
 Brown, et al 6/10/20 Letter
 Kincaid 6/15/20 Letter
 Jones 6/15/20 Letter
 Kear 6/15/20 Letter
 Barrett 6/15/20 Letter
 Brown 6/15/20 Testimony
 Robbins 6/15/20 Testimony

 Monday, July 20, 2020    
 Monday, August 17, 2020     
 Monday, September 14, 2020    
 Monday, October 19, 2020    
 Monday, November 16, 2020    
 Monday, December 14, 2020    








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