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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.060.700 Shoreline Limited Use Standards

  1. The paragraphs listed below contain the limitations on shoreline use that correspond with the bracketed [ ] footnote numbers from Table 17E.060-4.

    1. Low Intensity Agriculture.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [1]. Low intensity agriculture uses and activities are limited to lands designated for agriculture use in the comprehensive plan.

    2. New Construction or Expansion of Existing Utilities or Facilities or Any Parts of Those Facilities that are Non-water Oriented.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [2]. New construction or expansion of existing utilities or facilities or any parts of those facilities that are non-water oriented shall not be allowed in the shoreline jurisdiction unless it can be demonstrated that no other feasible alternative is available. If this can be demonstrated, a shoreline conditional use permit is required.

    3. Non-water Oriented Commercial Uses.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [3]. Non-water oriented commercial uses shall not be allowed unless the:

      1. site is physically separated from the shoreline by another property or public right-of-way; or

      2. use is part of a mixed-use project (a combination of the non-water oriented commercial use and any of the following: water-dependent, water-related and/or water-enjoyment uses);

      3. use provides public access; and

      4. use achieves no net loss of shoreline ecological functions, pursuant to Article III, Part II, No Net Loss of Ecological Functions and Mitigation.

    4. Non-water Oriented Industrial Uses.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [4]. Non-water oriented industrial uses shall not be allowed unless the:

      1. site is physically separated from the shoreline by another property or public right-of-way; or

      2. use is part of a mixed-use project (a combination of the non-water oriented industrial use and any of the following: water-dependent, water-related and/or water-enjoyment uses);

      3. use provides public access; and

      4. use achieves no net loss of shoreline ecological functions, pursuant to Article III, Part II, No Net Loss of Ecological Functions and Mitigation.

    5. Non-water Oriented Institutional Uses.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [5]. Non-water oriented institutional uses shall not be allowed unless the:

      1. site is physically separated from the shoreline by another property or public right-of-way; or

      2. use provides public access.

    6. In-stream Structures.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [6]. In-stream structures shall be allowed only when associated with highways, bridges, bicycle and pedestrian facilities, and other related transportation infrastructure.

    7. Recreational Development.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [7]. Whitewater structures shall not be located in the natural environment (NE).

    8. All Subdivisions, Including Binding Site Plans, in the Natural Environment.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [8]. All subdivision of property, including binding site plans, in a configuration that, to achieve its intended purpose, requires significant vegetation removal or shoreline modification that adversely impacts ecological functions shall not be allowed, pursuant to WAC 173-26-211(5)(a)(ii)(G).

    9. New Streets or Street Expansions that are Part of the City of Spokane Designated Regional Arterial Network.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [9]. New streets or street expansions that are part of the City of Spokane designated regional arterial network shall not be allowed in the shoreline jurisdiction unless it can be demonstrated that no other feasible alternative is available. If this can be demonstrated, a shoreline conditional use permit is required.

    10. New Local Access Streets or Street Expansions.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [10]. New local access streets or street expansions serving permitted shoreline uses shall be located on the landward side of such permitted uses.

    11. Pedestrian and Bicycle Linkages to Existing or Planned Transportation Networks.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [11]. Pedestrian and bicycle linkages to existing or planned transportation networks in the natural environment (NE) shall be allowed only when consistent with SMC 17E.060.720(F)(6).

    12. New Rail Lines.
      This regulation applies to all parts of Table 17E.060-4 that have a note [12]. New rail lines shall not be allowed in the shoreline jurisdiction unless it can be demonstrated that no other feasible alternative is available. If this can be demonstrated, a shoreline conditional use permit is required.

Date Passed: Monday, June 21, 2010

Effective Date: Monday, July 26, 2010

ORD C34605 Section 15