News about and from Clallam County, Washington

How to Contact Clallam County Commissioners:
223 East 4th Street, Port Angeles, Washington 98362
(360) 417-2233 | FAX (360) 417-2493


News in 2002

This year, the Home Rule Charter is under review.  Changes suggested by the Charter Review Commission will be placed on the ballot for the voters.  We will be following the Commission as it goes through the process.

6/20/02 - League of Women Voters turn out to voice opposition to charter changes

6/13/02 Charter Review hearing zeroes in on law enforcement, number of county commissioners

4/11/02 - Home Rule Charter Commission prepares to determine which portions of the Charter will be sent to the ballot for change

10/25/01 - Dungeness River - Very quietly, the local 'watershed council' makes its plans for our river by Lois Krafsky-Perry



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Proposed Changes to Clallam County Home Rule Charter

Contact Charter Review Commission with your comments or testimony at

Monday Work Session *

Tuesday Meeting Agenda *

Proposed Final 2001 Budget

Critical Areas Code, C.C.C. 27.12 (Effective 1/7/2000)
(Note: The County has not yet uploaded the new Critical Areas Code with the numerous changes.)

Critical Areas Code, Public Hearing Draft (328k)

Home Rule Charter (234k)


Clallam County Resources

National and International News that Affects Clallam County Residents

Dec. 31 Local Agenda 21 - the U.N. Plan for Your Community - Berit Kjos


The Thoreau Institute - about "Smart Growth", UGAs, Growth Management &
other articles related especially to harm to rural areas

Defenders of Property Rights - legal help in takings issues - NEW!

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