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AGO Opinions with Topic: CERTIFICATION OF ENERGY FACILITY SITES
AGO 1977 No. 1 >  January 5, 1977
OFFICES AND OFFICERS - STATE - ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL - GOVERNOR - CERTIFICATION OF ENERGY FACILITY SITES - PREEMPTION OF LOCAL ZONING CODES
OFFICES AND OFFICERS ‑- STATE ‑- ENERGY FACILITY SITE EVALUATION COUNCIL ‑- GOVERNOR ‑- CERTIFICATION OF ENERGY FACILITY SITES ‑- PREEMPTION OF LOCAL ZONING CODES The certification by the governor of designated energy facilities under chapter 80.50 RCW will have the effect of permitting the construction and operation of the facilities thus certified at whatever location is specified therein even where the otherwise applicable provisions of a county, city or regional zoning code are to the contrary in view of the preemptive language of RCW 80.50.100, as amended by § 37, chapter 108, Laws of 1975-76, 2nd Ex. Sess.
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