Chapter 90.58 RCW


Short title.
Legislative findingsState policy enunciatedUse preference.
Definitions and concepts.
Program applicable to shorelines of the state.
Environmental excellence program agreementsEffect on chapter.
Program as cooperative between local government and stateResponsibilities differentiated.
Review and adoption of guidelinesPublic hearings, notice ofAmendments.
Application of guidelines and master programs to agricultural activities.
Local governments to submit letters of intentDepartment to act upon failure of local government.
Timetable for local governments to develop or amend master programsReview of master programsGrants.
Approval of master program or segments or amendmentsProcedureDepartmental alternatives when shorelines of statewide significanceLater adoption of master program supersedes departmental program.
Programs as constituting use regulationsDuties when preparing programs and amendments theretoProgram contents.
Development of program within two or more adjacent local government jurisdictionsDevelopment of program in segments, when.
Adoption of rules, programs, etc., subject to RCW 34.05.310 through 34.05.395Public hearings, notice ofPublic inspection after approval or adoption.
Involvement of all persons and entities having interest, means.
Development permitsGrounds for grantingAdministration by local government, conditionsApplicationsNoticesRescissionApproval when permit for variance or conditional use.
Time requirementsSubstantial development permits, variances, conditional use permits.
Substantial development permitExemption for projects to improve fish or wildlife habitat or fish passage.
Selective commercial timber cutting, when.
Prohibition against surface drilling for oil or gas, where.
Shorelines hearings boardEstablishedMembersChairQuorum for decisionExpenses of members.
Rules and regulations.
Review of granting, denying, or rescinding permits by shorelines hearings boardBoard to actLocal government appeals to boardGrounds for declaring rule, regulation, or guideline invalidAppeals to court.
Appeals involving single-family residences, involving penalties of fifteen thousand dollars or less, or other designated casesComposition of boardRules to expedite appeals.
Appeal of department's decision to adopt or amend a master program.
Shoreline master plan reviewLocal governments with coastal waters or coastal shorelines.
Rules and regulations.
Court actions to ensure against conflicting uses and to enforceCivil penaltyReview.
General penalty.
Violators liable for damages resulting from violationAttorney's fees and costs.
Additional authority granted department and local governments.
IntentDepartment to cooperate with local governmentsGrants for development of master programs.
State to represent its interest before federal agencies, interstate agencies and courts.
Nonapplication to certain structures, docks, developments, etc., placed in navigable watersNonapplication to certain rights of action, authorityFloating homes and floating on-water residences must be classified as a conforming preferred use.
Application to all state agencies, counties, public and municipal corporations.
Restrictions as affecting fair market value of property.
Department as regulating state agencySpecial authority.
Designation of shorelines of statewide significance by legislatureRecommendation by director, procedure.
Height limitation respecting permits.
Use policies for land adjacent to shorelines, development of.
Nonapplication to treaty rights.
Persons, projects, and activities not required to obtain certain permits, variances, letters of exemption, or other local review.
Projects and activities not required to obtain certain permits, variances, letters of exemption, or other local reviewWritten notice, when required.
Existing requirements for permits, certificates, etc., not obviated.
Processing of permits or authorizations for emergency water withdrawal and facilities to be expedited.
Adoption of wetland manual.
Watershed restoration projectsExemption.
Oil or natural gas exploration in marine watersDefinitionsApplication for permitRequirementsReviewEnforcement.
Oil or natural gas explorationViolations of RCW 90.58.550PenaltyAppeal.
Consultation before responding to federal coastal zone management certificates.
Shoreline restoration projectsRelief from shoreline master program development standards and use regulations.
Local governments authorized to adopt moratoriaRequirementsPublic hearing.
Conformance with chapter 43.97 RCW required.
Relationship between shoreline master programs and development regulations under growth management act governed by RCW 36.70A.480.
New or amended master programsAuthorized provisions.
Liberal construction1971 ex.s. c 286.
Effective date1971 ex.s. c 286.
Marine oil pollutionBaseline study program: RCW 43.21A.405 through 43.21A.420.
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