City of Spokane

Spokane Municipal Code

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Title 17E
Chapter 17E.060
Section 17E.060.450

Title 17E Environmental Standards

Chapter 17E.060 Shoreline Regulations

Article V. General Requirements for Shoreline Use and Modifications: Part IV. General Requirements for Shoreline Modifications

Section 17E.060.450 Shoreline Habitat and Natural Systems Enhancement Projects
  1. Definition.

Shoreline habitat and natural systems enhancement projects include those activities proposed and conducted specifically for the purpose of establishing, restoring, or enhancing wildlife and fisheries habitat in shorelines. Projects may include shoreline modifications such as re-vegetation, removal of nonnative or invasive plants, shoreline stabilization, dredging, and filling, provided that the primary purpose of such actions is clearly restoration of the natural character and ecological functions of the shoreline.

  1. The applicant shall provide documentation that the project addresses legitimate restoration needs and priorities and facilitates implementation of the City of Spokane shoreline restoration plan.

Date Passed: Monday, November 3, 2008

Effective Date: Monday, July 26, 2010

ORD C34326 Section 2