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Title 17E Environmental Standards

Chapter 17E.060 Shoreline Regulations

Article VI. Environment Designations and Requirements for Modifications and Uses in Specific Environments: Part II. Modifications and Uses in Specific Environments

Section 17E.060.670 Shoreline Modifications

  1. In addition to this section, shoreline modifications are subject to the regulations in Article V, Part IV, General Requirements for Shoreline Modifications.
     
  2. Refer to SMC 17E.060.300 for modifications that are exempt from obtaining a shoreline substantial development permit. An exemption from the shoreline substantial development permit process is not an exemption from compliance with the Shoreline Management Act or provisions of these shoreline regulations, or from any other regulatory requirements. To be authorized, all modifications must be consistent with the policies and regulations of the entire SMP and the Act.
     
  3. Legend for Table 17E.060-3.

    1. Permitted Modifications – “P.”
      Modifications permitted are listed in Table 17E.060-3 with a “P.” These modifications are allowed if they comply with the development standards of these shoreline regulations and Title 17C SMC. A shoreline substantial development permit or an exemption from such permit is required, pursuant to SMC 17E.060.290 and SMC 17E.060.300.

    2. Limited – “L.”
      Modifications allowed that are subject to limitations are listed in Table 17E.060-3 with an “L.” These modifications are allowed if they comply with the limitations as listed in the footnotes following the table and the development standards of these shoreline regulations and Title 17C SMC. A shoreline substantial development permit or an exemption from such permit is required.

    3. Conditional Uses – “CU.”
      Modifications that are allowed if approved through the shoreline conditional use review process are listed in Table 17E.060-3 with a “CU.” These modifications are allowed provided they comply with the conditional use approval criteria, the development standards of these shoreline regulations, and Title 17C SMC. Modifications listed with a “CU” that also have a footnote number in the table are subject to the standards cited in the footnote.

    4. Modifications Not Permitted – “N.”
      Modifications listed in Table 17E.060-3 with an “N” are not permitted.

TABLE 17E.060-3

SHORELINE MODIFICATIONS

Modification is:

Shoreline Environments

P:

Permitted (with shoreline substantial development permit or exemption)

NE

UCE

SRE

LUE

IUE

WTPE

N:

Not permitted

L:

Allowed, but special limitations

CU:

Conditional use review required

Shoreline Stabilization

New or enlarged structure for new development or for land subdivision

N

N

N

N

N

N

New or enlarged structure for protection of existing structures

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

New or enlarged structure for support of new non-water-dependent development, including single-family residence

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

New or enlarged structure in suport of water-dependent development

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

New or enlarged structure to protect projects for the restoration of ecological functions or hazardous substance remediation projects

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

Replace existing shoreline stabilization structure

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

Piers and Docks

Single-family residential pier or dock

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

N

N

A new pier or dock essential to the successful operation of a permitted water-dependent use

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

A new pier or dock for public access

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

L[1]/CU

Fill

Waterward of the ordinary high-water mark

L[2]/CU

L[2]/CU

L[2]/CU

L[2]/CU

L[2]/CU

L[2]/CU

Waterward of the ordinary high-water mark for ecological restoration

L[3]

L[3]

L[3]

L[3]

L[3]

L[3]

Landward of the ordinary high-water mark

L[4]/CU

L[4]/CU

L[4]/CU

L[4]/CU

L[4]/CU

L[4]/CU

Jetties, Groins, and Weirs

Waterward of the ordinary high-water mark

N

L[5]/CU

L[5]/CU

L[5]/CU

L[5]/CU

L[5]/CU

Waterward of the ordinary high-water mark for ecological restoration

L[6]

L[6]

L[6]

L[6]

L[6]

L[6]

Dredging and Dredge Material Disposal

Waterward of the ordinary high-water mark for the primary purpose of obtaining fill material

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

Periodic dredging for existing hydroelectric facilities

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

CU

Disposal of dredge material within a channel migration zone

N

N

N

N

N

N

Shoreline Habitat and Natural Systems Enhancement Projects

 

P

P

P

P

P

P

Date Passed: Monday, June 21, 2010

Effective Date: Monday, July 26, 2010

ORD C34605 Section 12