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Geothermal Land Use in Washington

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State Land Use Process

Land use planning in Washington is primarily delegated to municipalities. The Planning Enabling Act (RCW 36.70) mandates regional planning at the county-level. Through the regional planning process, counties adopt comprehensive regional plans. RCW 36.70.320. Developers will be required to comply with any local land use plans during their project.

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