Hearing Examiner

Hearing Examiner Packets

ZON2023-00002_SEP2023-000012 - Ramsey click here

 CUP2023-00021_SEP2023-00011 - Gamache click here

LSP2022-00003_SEP2022-00034 - Sauson click here

CUP2022-00046_ADJ2022-00007 - Double J. Electrical  click here

LSP2022-00002_SEP2022-00020 - Packet Apple Tree Construction click here 

Hearing Examiner Decisions/Recommendations

ZON2023-00002_SEP2023-00012 - Ramsey Hearing Examiner Recommendation

CUP2023-00021_SEP2023-00011 -  Gamache Hearing Examiner Decision 

LSP2022-00003_SEP022-00034 - Rajiv Sauson Recommendation 

CUP2022-00046_ADJ2022-00007 - Double J. Electrical Services Decision

LSP2022-00002 _SEP2022-00020 - Apple Tree Construction Decision

Hearing Examiner Hearing Recordings 

ZON2023-00002_SEP2023-00012 Ramsey Recording

CUP2023-00021_SEP2023-00011 Gamache Recording

LSP2022-00003_SEP2022-00034 - Rajiv Sauson Hearing Recording 

CUP2022-00046_ADJ2022-00007 - Double J. Electrical Services Recording

LSP2022-00002_SEP2022-00020 -  Apple Tree Construction Recording

About the Hearing Examiner

Yakima County regulations provide that certain types of local land use permit hearings be conducted by a Hearings Examiner. The Hearings Examiner conducts:

  • Initial public hearings on Type 4 development applications (Rezones, Long Plat Subdivisions) and makes recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners.
  • Hearings on Type 3 development applications which are final unless appealed to the Board of County Commissioners.
  • Appeals of Type 2 development application decisions made by the Administrative Official (Planning Official) and/or Building Official.


Hearing Minutes are available upon submittal of a Public Records Request.


Decisions and Recommendations

To view Hearing Examiner decisions/recommendations visit the Active Applications Information Page