Shelton-Mason County Journal - Dedicated to the citizens of Mason County, Washington since 1886

City, county consider annexation request


April 14, 2022

Gordon Weeks

Peacock Ridge rises behind Olympic College Shelton. The Shelton City Council accepted a petition for the proposed annexation of 280 acres of the area into the city. The petition now goes to Mason County.

Two companies have petitioned the City of Shelton to annex a combined 280 acres east of Olympic College Shelton into the city limits.

Both properties are in unincorporated Mason County in the Peacock Ridge area, and are in the city's Urban Growth Area. Green Diamond Resources owns 240 of the acres, and JPS Properties owns almost 40 acres.

The Shelton City Council accepted the proposed annexation at its April 5 meeting.

In the city's Comprehensive Plan Future Land Use Map, the two properties are pre-zoned as neighborhood residential.

The petition now goes to the county, where the assessor wi...

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