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Environmental & Land Use Hearings

RCW 36.70A, 43.21B, 76.09, 90.58

The Environmental and Land Use Hearings Office is the umbrella administrative agency managing the following quasi-judicial state boards: Pollution Control Hearings Board, Shorelines Hearings Board and Growth Management Hearings Board. The primary purpose of each board is to provide fair and objective hearings within its specialized areas of jurisdiction and to reach a legally correct decision in each appeal.

Agency Mission

Our agency’s mission is resolve legal challenges of governmental decisions on environmental permits or land use plans and development regulations.
Request 5,052,000
Net change from current biennium (347,000) Decrease
Percent change from current biennium (6.4%) Decrease

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
5,399,000 General Fund - State 4,260,319 5,399,000 5,052,000
254,000 254,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 255,000
5,653,000 254,000 Total Appropriated Funds 4,515,319 5,399,000 5,052,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 2,334,973 2,709,133 1,042,013 2,518,000 2,534,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
360,119 8.7% (764,173) (16.9%) 1,300,854 34.7%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 14.7 14.5 14.3 15.5 15.5