The City of Ellensburg has authorized the Hearing Examiner to conduct hearings on certain land use permit applications and appeals. The Hearing Examiner system assures fairness and due process protection for all persons involved in the land use hearing process. It is the Hearing Examiner's responsibility to render land use decisions in an efficient manner. Hearings held before the Hearing Examiner are quasi-judicial proceedings. The Hearing Examiner system has been adopted by the City of Ellensburg pursuant to RCW 35A.63.170.
The City of Ellensburg Hearings Examiner holds hearings on an as needed basis in the City of Ellensburg Council Chambers, first floor City Hall, 501 N Anderson, Ellensburg, WA 98926.