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2021 bill is changing Clark County land-use model

Comprehensive plan will take back seat to zoning

By , Columbian staff writer
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House Bill 1220, passed by the Legislature during its 2021 session, is bringing changes to Clark County’s vacant buildable lands model. The bill changed how counties and cities plan for housing under the state-mandated Growth Management Act.

For Clark County, that means planning assumptions and vacant lands analysis must be based on zoning rather than the county’s comprehensive plan.

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