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Title 17E
Chapter 17E.050
Section 17E.050.060

Title 17E Environmental Standards

Chapter 17E.050 SEPA

Article III. Categorical Exemptions and Threshold Determinations

Section 17E.050.060 Purpose of this Part and Adoption by Reference.

This part contains the rules for deciding whether a proposal has a "probable significant adverse environmental impact" requiring an environmental impact statement (EIS) to be prepared. This part also contains rules for evaluating the impacts of proposals not requiring an EIS. The City of Spokane adopts the following sections by reference, as supplemented in this part.

197-11-300  Purpose of this part
197-11-305  Categorical exemptions
197-11-310  Threshold determination required
197-11-315  Environmental checklist
197-11-330  Threshold determination process
197-11-335  Additional information
197-11-340  Determination of nonsignificance (DNS)1
197-11-350  Mitigated DNS
197-11-355  Optional DNS process
197-11-360  Determination of significance (DS)/initiation of scoping
197-11-390  Effect of threshold determination

Date Passed: Monday, February 21, 2005

Effective Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2005

ORD C33583 Section 3