Whatcom County, Washington shoreline management program, title 23
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Published by Whatcom County Planning Dept. in Bellingham, Wash .
Written in English


  • Shorelines -- Washington (State) -- Whatcom County

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Other titlesWhatcom County shoreline management program
Statementprepared pursuant to the Shoreline Management Act of 1971 (RCW 90.58) by the Whatcom County Council ... [et al.].
ContributionsWhatcom County (Wash.). Council., Whatcom County (Wash.). Planning Dept.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 170 p. :
Number of Pages170
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14481479M

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The State Legislature passed the Washington State Shoreline Management Act (SMA) in June The SMA was overwhelmingly passed by public initiative in Under the SMA, each county and city was required to prepare a shoreline “master program” in accordance with the shoreline guidelines issued by the State Department of Ecology in TITLE 23 Shoreline Management Program Adopted by Whatcom County This revised Program was adopted Febru to comply with the Shoreline Master Program Guidelines, Washington Administrative Code (WAC) Approved by the . Whatcom County (County) is undertaking a periodic review of its Shoreline Management Plan (SMP), as required by the Washington State Shoreline Management Act, RCW (4). The Shoreline Management Act requires each SMP be reviewed, and revised if needed, on an eight-year schedule established by the state Legislature. Information and documents related to the Shoreline Master Program Periodic Update Skip to Main Content County Alert Whatcom County COVID Response - Limited Access to County Offices Additional Information.

“Cherry Point management area” means a geographic area defined as all the shoreline areas within the jurisdiction of the Whatcom County shoreline management program lying between the eastern property boundary of Tax Lots and within the SE 1/4 of Sect Township 39 North, Range 1 West, as it existed on J , and the. The Whatcom County Shoreline Management Program (SMP) update reflects the adopted goals, policies, and action items of the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan as they relate to land use and natural resource management, regulatory review, inter-agency coordination, public involvement, etc. The new SMP improves coordination and integration between the SMP, the Critical Areas Ordinance . The plan shall be reviewed by the technical administrator to ensure compliance with the purposes of this chapter, the Whatcom County Shoreline Management Program (WCC Title 23), and with the comprehensive plan, and to ensure accuracy of the data and effectiveness of proposed management strategies. In making this determination the technical. Private, noncommercial aquaculture activities that do not require development shall not be subject to the use provisions of this title and are permitted in all zoning districts when permitted in accordance with the provisions of the Whatcom County Shoreline Management Program (WCC Title 23). (Ord. § 2 (Exh. 2), ; Ord. ,

Private, noncommercial boat docks, launches, ramps, floats, moorages and boathouses pursuant to the Whatcom County Shoreline Management Program for owners of legal lots of record abutting the shoreline. The conditional use permit shall be approved if the hearing examiner finds that the proposal will not be hazardous or disturbing to. Whatcom Land Title Co. and individual employees recently donated $3, to four food banks in Whatcom County. Whatcom Land Title Co. originally planned to give $1,, equivalent to $20 per WLT team member, to support. H. Permits and/or variances applied for or approved under other county codes such as WCC Title 20 or 21 shall not be construed as shoreline permits under this program. (Ord. § 1 (Exh. 1)). Conditional use permit criteria. A. The Shoreline Management Act (SMA) requires all counties and most towns and cities with shorelines to develop and implement Shoreline Master law also defines our role in reviewing and approving local programs. The SMA was passed by the Washington Legislature in .