Washington County Quorum Court approves raising planning fees

Posted: September 22, 2017 at 1 a.m.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County planning fees will increase by early November, justices of the peace decided Thursday.

At a glance

Planning fees will go up this year and, likely, will double revenue for the Washington County Planning Department. The fees should bring in about $23,000 next year.

Source: Washington County

Crisis stabilization units

Arkansas legislators earlier this year approved three crisis centers to be alternatives for people experiencing immediate mental health issues who encounter police and might otherwise be taken to jail. The four units are set to be in:

• Craighead County

• Pulaski County

• Sebastian County

• Washington County

Source: Staff report

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