Regulatory Improvements

ORIA works with its partners to make permitting, licensing, and regulatory processes easier and more effective. Here are some of our current activities:


Track projects on the EZview website. ORIA partnered with the Association of Washington Cities (AWC) and the Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC) to develop Discover the EZview websitethis resource for local jurisdictions and state agencies. EZview provides project dedicated websites for local governments and state agencies to plan, share, document and collaborate. Project dedicated websites provide open, accessible and up-to-date project information. EZview is safe, secure and cloud-based. Check it out ...

ePermitting (JARPA)

Local, state and federal agencies work with the Governor's Office for Regulatory Innovation and Assistance to update and maintain the Joint Aquatic Resources Permit Application (JARPA) form. Larger print, more space for answers, and help links make the form easier to use.

Download the JARPA here.

New Regulatory Improvement Ideas

We are always looking for new ideas to help improve the regulatory environment in Washington State. If you have ideas to share, please click on the link below. We want to hear from you!

Tell Us Your Ideas for regulatory improvement

Washington Rulemaking Process

Do you have a question about rulemaking and how it affects the permitting process? See our rulemaking page.

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