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Rural Area Industrial sites are rural areas of more intense development under RCW 36. 70A. 070 and have been identified where industrial activities have existed historically and are planned for future activity, in concert with plans by public agencies. The purpose of this zone is to provide guidelines for development in such zones, and to insure that such zones do not create a need for urban services or lead to urban development in rural areas.
In assessing impacts of rural industrial development, it is important to include not only economic impacts but the interface between organizational, political, and behavioral aspects with economic aspects. Though effects depend on a variety of economic and institutional circumstances, several observations can be made about how new manufacturing industry affects not only rural area economies but also social and political systems. Many of the employment and income benefits to local residents