Purchasing vacant land?   If you are buying land in Sequim or Port Angeles, you might find this checklist helpful.   Buying a city lot is quite different than buying rural land, and issues of potential concern are not the same in all counties in all states.

Perc Results Fire Protection
Soils Report Environmentally Sensitive Areas
Bluff Stability Test Flood Plane
Toxic Waste Test Wildlife Habitate (Owl Nests)
Buried Fuel Tanks Industrial Noise
Road Work, Road Maintenance Open Space/Forest Designation
Clearing Bypass/Freeway Construction Agricultural Designation
Survey Removal Airport Approach
Exact Size of Property (corners) Final Plat Recorded
Power/Hook-up Fees Timber Clause
Water/Hook-up Fees Telephone Access/Cost
Escrow Note Collection Well (private, community, utility)
Legal Access to Property Release Clause/Partial Reconveyance
Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions Possible Land Use Change
Re-Zone, Variance, Conditional Use Financial Statement From Buyer
Zone Compatibility w/present use Shoreline Management Act
Comprehensive Plan & Zone Change Talk to Neighbors
Irrigation Ditches (run all/partial year?) Timber Cruise & Value of Timber
Wet Lands Geotechnical Report

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