Deschutes County Notice of Adopted Amendment (2011-09-30)
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The Oregon Department of State Lands (DSL) approved a South Deschutes County Local Wetland Inventory (LWI) on July 19, 2011 Deschutes County amended its Comprehensive Plan to formally recognize the South Deschutes County Local Wetland Inventory (LWI) in Ordinance 2011 008 The LWI does not change the way Deschutes County regulates development in wetland areas. Since 1992, Deschutes County requires (and will continue to require) a conditional use permit for any excavation, grading, vegetation removal, and fill and removal of a wetland. In these cases, an applicant is required, among others to demonstrate no practicable alternative and coordinate with the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.