Statement of policy—State control assumed.
Floodplain management regulation.
Authority of department.
Duties of the department of ecology.
Department of ecology—Control of dams and obstructions.
Floodplain management ordinances and amendments—Filing with the department of ecology—Disapproval by the department—Adoption of rules for repair or replacement of existing residential structures.
Adoption of ordinances or requirements that exceed minimum federal requirements.
Basis for state and local floodplain management.
Adoption of rules.
Chapter not to create liability for damages against the state.
Enforcement of chapter—Civil penalty—Review by pollution control hearings board or local legislative authority.
Flood damages defined.
Local programs not prevented.
Processing of permits and authorizations for emergency water withdrawal and facilities to be expedited.
Livestock flood sanctuary areas.
Chapter liberally construed.