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Documents and resources

About Clark County
- SARD study
- Local efforts



- FINAL Sustainable Communities Pilot Project Ordiance (PDF)
- Living Building Challenge 2.0 (PDF)
- FINAL Declaration Sustainable Communities (PDF)
- DRAFT Matrix (PDF) & Description (PDF)

Stakeholder meetings
Meeting #6 (Final Meeting)
- 03-18-10 Meeting Summary (PDF)
Meeting #5
- 02/18/10 Meeting Summary (PDF) -- Presentations 1 & 2 (PDF)
- 02/18/10 Agenda (PDF)
Meeting #4
- 01/21/10 Meeting Summary (PDF) & Presentation (PDF)
- 01/21/10 Agenda (PDF)
Meeting #3
- 11/19/09 Meeting Summary (PDF)
- 11/19/09 Agenda (PDF)
Meeting #2
- 11/05/09 Meeting Summary (PDF)
- 11/05/09 Agenda (PDF)
Meeting #1
- 10/22/09 Meeting Summary (PDF)
- 10/22/09 Agenda & Background (PDF)

About Clark County
- General distribution of land uses (PDF)
- Population by urban growth area (PDF)

SARD Study –June 30, 2009

Green Living Challenge (PDFs)
- Report 1
- Appendix A: Land Use and Development Code Barriers Matrix
- Appendix B: Building Codes Barriers Matrix
- Appendix C: LBC Overlay Site Designs for Six Case Study Projects
- Appendix D: Compendium of Specifications on LBC Overlay Designs

Strategies for overcoming barriers (PDFs)
- Report 2
- Resource Package - Part 1
- Resource Package - Part 2
- Resource Package - Part 3

Implementing green building goals
- Report 3 (PDF)

Local efforts

Clark County, WA
- County Goes Greener Through Turf Removal (Video)
- Sustainability Policy (PDF)

Washougal, WA
The city of Washougal has adopted the following code changes and ordinances to promote sustainable development:
- Sustainability definition (DOC)
- Parking standards (DOC)
- Planned unit development (DOC)
- Wind energy systems (DOC)
- Cottage housing ordinance (DOC)
- Traffic impact fee reductions (DOC)
- SEPA exemption levels (DOC)
- Increase # of lots under short plat (DOC)
- Residential code (DOC)
- Town Center core and East Village (DOC)

Battle Ground, WA
- Cottage housing ordinance (PDF)
- Details of approved project: Page 1; Page 2(PDF)

Portland, Oregon
In 2008, the city of Portland convened a technical advisory group to develop a green building code that could be adopted as an amendment to Oregon’s building code to eliminate green building challenges and enforce higher standards of performance with little cost impact.  More information >

 

 

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Clark County Environmental Services: Kevin Gray, Director
Street Address: 1300 Franklin Street, Vancouver, WA 98660
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