City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

Title 17E
Chapter 17E.060
Section 17E.060.090

Title 17E Environmental Standards

Chapter 17E.060 Shoreline Regulations

Article II. Administration: Part I. Regulatory Applicability

Section 17E.060.090 Shoreline Overlay and Relationship to Other Regulations
  1. Any use, modification, and development in the shoreline jurisdiction shall meet the use and development requirements of the shoreline environment and district in which it is located, the underlying zone, and any other zoning overlay in which it is located. In the case of irreconcilable conflicts between the regulations of the shoreline jurisdiction and the underlying zone classification, the most restrictive regulation shall apply.
  1. In addition to these regulations, other Washington State statutes that may be applicable to shoreline development or use include, but are not limited to:
    1. Camping Resorts Act, RCW 19.105;
    1. Fish and Wildlife, RCW 77;
    1. Flood Control Zone Act, RCW 86.16;
    1. Forest Practices Act, RCW 76.09;
    1. Growth Management Act, RCW 36.70A;
    1. Land Subdivision Act, RCW 58.17;
    1. Pesticide Act, RCW 15.157;
    1. Pesticide Application Act, RCW 17.21;
    1. State Environmental Policy Act (SEPA), RCW 43.21C;
    1. State Hydraulic Code, RCW 77.55;
    1. Surface Mining Act, RCW 78.44;
    1. Washington Clean Air Act, RCW 70.94;
    1. Water Pollution Control Act, RCW 90.48;
    1. Water Resources Act of 1971, RCW 90.54.
  1. Federal statutes that may be applicable to shoreline development or use include, but are not limited to:
    1. Clean Air Act, as amended;
    1. Coastal Zone Management Act of 1972, as amended;
    1. Endangered Species Act (ESA);
    1. Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended;
    1. Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1958;
    1. Flood Insurance Act of 1968, as amended;
    1. National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, (NEPA);
    1. Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899.
  1. Compliance with the provisions of these shoreline regulations does not constitute compliance with other federal, state, and local regulations and permit requirements that may be required. The applicant is responsible for complying with these requirements, apart from the process established in these shoreline regulations.
  1. Critical Areas Ordinances.

If there are any conflicts between these shoreline regulations and the critical areas ordinances, the most restrictive regulations shall apply. The critical areas regulations include:

    1. Chapter 17E.010 SMC, Aquifer Protection.
    1. Chapter 17E.020 SMC, Fish and Wildlife Conservation Areas.
    1. Chapter 17E.030 SMC, Floodplain Management.
    1. Chapter 17E.040 SMC, Geologically Hazardous Areas; and
    1. Chapter 17E.070 SMC, Wetlands Protection.

Date Passed: Monday, June 21, 2010

Effective Date: Monday, July 26, 2010

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