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2021 House Bill 1232: Planning for affordable housing under the growth management act
Introduced by Rep. Andrew Barkis (Pierce) (R) on January 18, 2021
Referred to the House Local Government Committee on January 18, 2021
Substitute offered in the House on February 15, 2021
Requires cities and counties planning under the Growth Management Act to include single-family residences such as detached dwellings, duplexes, triplexes, and townhomes in urban growth areas (UGAs) in the housing element of the comprehensive plan.
Amendment offered by Rep. Keith Goehner (Chelan) (R) on March 8, 2021
Allows counties and cities outside of Clark, King, Kitsap, Pierce, Snohomish, Thurston and Whatcom counties to not be required to comply with provisions related to planning, development, and consideration of duplexes, triplexes, and townhomes within an urban growth area boundary if the county or city adopts findings and provides evidence that current 5 infrastructure with the urban growth area boundary cannot support such development, or that there is little chance that planning period.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on March 8, 2021
Received in the Senate on March 10, 2021
Referred to the Senate Housing & Local Government Committee on March 10, 2021
Referred to the Senate Ways & Means Committee on March 24, 2021
Referred to the Senate Rules Committee on April 2, 2021
Received in the House on January 10, 2022
Referred to the House Local Government Committee on January 10, 2022

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