(See GCC 23.12.080 Clearing, Grading, and Drainage Standard for more information.)
Any amount of fill, grade, or vegetation clearing within 300 feet of critical areas requires review and approval from Grant County prior to commencing any project work.
Any fill or grade in excess of 500 cubic yards (approx. 50 dump trucks) requires a Grading and Storm Permit.
Any material moved off-site in excess of 500 cubic yards may require a separate Grading and Storm Permit.
Removal of vegetation, filling and grading cannot start before approval from Public Works.
All building permits include a Grading and Storm Application as part of the application unless no fill or grading is proposed.
Properties located within 500 feet of known archaeological sites must be assessed for the presence of archaeological resources prior to the issuance of County development permits.
WORKING IN COUNTY/STATE ROAD RIGHTS-OF-WAY MAY REQUIRE ADDITIONAL PERMITTING
Any work that utilizes a new or existing access off of a public road right-of-way may require a Perform Work on County Road Rights-of-Way Permit, Trail Permit, and/or a possible drainage study from Grant County Public Works.
For any work in the State highway right-of-way, contact the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) at (509) 667-3000.
DIGGING – CALL BEFORE YOU DIG – IT’S THE LAW
For One Call Locates in Washington, call 1-800-424-5555. For additional information go to Washington Utilities Coordinating Council at http://wucc.org.