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By Will DeMarco
Gazette Reporter 

Revised outdoor amusements ordinance gets county approval


August 23, 2018

The Whitman County Board of Commissioners unanimously passed a “complete re-write” of the Outdoor Amusements or Assemblies Ordinance at their Monday meeting.

The ordinance aims to regulate large events and gatherings in the unincorporated areas of Whitman County by requiring prior approval from the county and other local agencies, as well as a sliding permit fee based on the size of the event.

In doing so, the county seeks to protect the safety and well-being of county land and residents during large gatherings, while not over-regulating small family or neighborhood gatherings.

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