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Boating on Lake Chelan? Get your inspection sticker

Boating on Lake Chelan? Get your inspection sticker

New this year, the county-operated, voluntary boat inspection program at Lake Chelan offers local boaters a fast-track option through the inspection process that seeks to detect aquatic invasive species. After completing an inspection, boat owners are offered one of three types of stickers.

Posted: July 08, 2024

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Chelan County Department of Natural Resources

The Natural Resource Department addresses federal, state, and local natural resource mandates and issues and increases the organizational efficiencies of the County in addressing these natural resource mandates and issues. Areas of focus include water resources and timber, fish, wildlife, and agricultural activities within the geographic area of Chelan County and North Central Washington. The Department places a special emphasis on the impact of local, state, federal, tribal, and other initiatives, both regulatory and non-regulatory, on the natural resource and economic base of Chelan County. The Department responds to the general policy direction of the Board of County Commissioners and integrates other County departments' activities into its work products.

Posted: 12/12/2014 01:14 PM
Last Updated: 11/01/2016 01:39 PM

Chelan County Calendar

Upcoming events and schedules at the county!

  • 14
    Aug 2024
    09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Public Meeting: Public Canvassing Board Meetings

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 09
    Aug 2024
    09:30 AM - 10:30 AM

    Public Meeting: Public Canvassing Board Meetings

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    The Canvassing Board of Chelan County, pursuant to RCW 29A.60.160, will hold public meetings at the dates and times listed below. The meetings of the Canvassing Board are open, public meetings under the applicable provisions of chapter 42.30 RCW, and each meeting shall be continued until the activity for which the meeting is held has been completed.

    Chelan County Auditor’s Office
  • 07
    Aug 2024
    09:00 AM - 10:00 AM

    Hearing Examiner - August 7, 2024

    Posted by: Community Development

    Chelan County Administrative Building
  • 06
    Aug 2024
    09:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    Election Day

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Election Day

    Please see Ballot Drop Locations
  • 30
    Jul 2024
    08:00 AM - 08:00 PM

    Registration in person at our office

    Posted by: Chelan County Elections

    Registration Deadline in person at our office.