Critical Areas Ordinance Updates
The Planning Division is reviewing updates to the City of Yakima Critical Areas Ordinance (CAO) to maintain eligibility in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP).
STUDY SESSION and PUBLIC HEARING – Yakima Planning Commission
- Ordinance No. 2021-021 adopted by City Council on September 7, 2021; effective October 10, 2021.
- Council Packet – Critical Areas Ordinance (includes Planning Commission Findings and Recommendation) – distributed August 17, 2021 for Council public hearing on September 7, 2021
- Notice of Application, Environmental Review, DNS, and Public Hearing – issued July 6, 2021