Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

AGO 1970 NO. 1 > Jan 13 1970

Under the provisions of chapter 271, Laws of 1969, Ex. Sess., the legislative body of a county, city or town may not require that a platter, as a condition precedent to approval of the proposed plat, secure so-called "drainage releases" from third party owners of land situated outside of the area proposed to be platted.