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Scenic Handbook


    Scenic Resources Implementation Handbook - Building in the Scenic Area
Recommended Plants for Screening 

DISCLAIMER: This handbook provides guidance about requirements for developments that are seen from Key Viewing Areas to blend into the landscape. It does not cover National Scenic Area regulations that protect the natural, cultural, or recreational qualities of the Gorge.

Following the recommendations in this handbook does not guarantee that the project complies with Scenic Area Regulations. Your review agency will look at the specific facts of your development proposal and of your project site. You may be asked to modify your proposed project to ensure that it meets regulations.

The electronic version of the color chart and copies of the color chart produced by color copiers and printers distort the colors that are found in the original color chart. For an accurate copy of the color chart or the entire Handbook, please contact the Columbia River Gorge Commission or your local county planning department.

Land Use Application and Handbook

 Land Use Application Form (pdf version)
Land Use Application Form - word document in which you can type your information on the form.

Note: You will need Adobe 6.0 Acrobat Reader software to read pdf files. Download free software here - Acrobat Reader



Columbia River Gorge Commission
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