Grading and Storm Permit

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FILL, GRADE, and CLEARING PERMIT THRESHOLDS 

(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.