Rural Event Venues Forum
County sought input on rural event venues at July 31 public forum
A public forum was held to hear residents’ comments regarding permitting private event venues in rural areas.
The forum was Wednesday, July 31, and was open to the public.
The proposed private event venues would typically be permitted independently of those currently allowed as an accessory use to a winery, and would be available for weddings, celebrations and other private events.
The forum was facilitated by Community Development Director Mitch Nickolds and staffed with employees from Building Safety, Fire Marshal and Land Use Review divisions in Community Development as well as Public Works Transportation staff.
County staff sought input from a wide variety of interested parties including residents, property owners, business operators and agency representatives.
Meeting agenda (PDF)
Meeting audio recording (MP3)
Written comments can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Clark County Community Development Department, PO Box 9810, Vancouver, WA 98660-9810. Written comments also can be delivered to the Community Development Department on the third floor of the Public Service Center at 1300 Franklin St.
All written comments received will be shared at the forum and available to the public. Comments will be accepted through 5 pm Friday, Aug. 16.
Clark County Codes
CCC 40.240.240 Home Occupations and Cottage Industries (in Columbia River Gorge area)