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Chapter 173-26 WAC

Last Update: 2/11/11

STATE MASTER PROGRAM APPROVAL/AMENDMENT PROCEDURES AND MASTER PROGRAM GUIDELINES

WAC Sections

Authority and purpose.
Definitions.
PART I
STATE MASTER PROGRAM
Master programs required—State master program contents.
Master programs required—Unlisted local governments.
State master program register—Maintained by department.
State master program—Records maintained by department.
Adoption of shoreline master programs by rule—Department action.
Master programs required of local governments.
PART II
SHORELINE MASTER PROGRAM APPROVAL/AMENDMENT
DRAFT REVIEW:
Periodic review—Public involvement encouraged—Amendment of comprehensive plans, development regulations and master programs.
Local process for approving/amending shoreline master programs.
Submittal to department of proposed master programs/amendments.
State process for approving/amending shoreline master programs.
Appeal procedures for master programs.
Shoreline master program administrative interpretation.
Local government annexation—Shoreline environment predesignation in planning jurisdictions.
Local government annexation.
PART III
GUIDELINES
Authority, purpose and effects of guidelines.
General policy goals of the act and guidelines for shorelines of the state.
Special policy goals of the act and guidelines for shorelines of statewide significance.
Governing principles of the guidelines.
Master program contents.
Process to prepare or amend shoreline master programs.
Environment designation system.
General master program provisions.
Shoreline modifications.
Shoreline uses.
Shorelines of statewide significance.
PART IV
OCEAN MANAGEMENT
Ocean management.