Chapter 76.09 RCW



HTMLPDF 76.09.010Legislative finding and declaration.
HTMLPDF 76.09.020Definitions.
HTMLPDF 76.09.030Forest practices boardCreatedMembershipTermsVacanciesMeetingsCompensation, travel expensesStaff.
HTMLPDF 76.09.040Forest practices rulesAdoptionReview of proposed rulesHearingsFish protection standardsProgram for the acquisition of riparian open space.
HTMLPDF 76.09.050Rules establishing classes of forest practicesApplications for classes of forest practicesApproval or disapprovalNotificationsProceduresAppealsWaiver.
HTMLPDF 76.09.055FindingsEmergency rule making authorized.
HTMLPDF 76.09.060Form and contents of notification and applicationReforestation requirementsConversion of forestland to other useNew applicationsApprovalEmergencies.
HTMLPDF 76.09.063Forest practices permitHabitat incentives agreement.
HTMLPDF 76.09.065Fee for applications and notifications related to the commercial harvest of timberForest practices application accountCreationApplications submitted to a local governmental entity.
HTMLPDF 76.09.067Application for forest practicesOwner of perpetual timber rights.
HTMLPDF 76.09.070ReforestationRequirementsProceduresNotification on sale or transfer.
HTMLPDF 76.09.080Stop work ordersGroundsContentsProcedureAppeals.
HTMLPDF 76.09.090Notice of failure to complyContentsProceduresAppealsHearingFinal orderLimitations on actions.
HTMLPDF 76.09.100Failure to comply with water quality protectionDepartment of ecology authorized to petition appeals boardAction on petition.
HTMLPDF 76.09.110Final orders or final decisions binding upon all parties.
HTMLPDF 76.09.120Failure of owner to take required course of actionNotice of costDepartment authorized to complete course of actionLiability of owner for costsLien.
HTMLPDF 76.09.130Failure to obey stop work orderDepartmental action authorizedLiability of owner or operator for costs.
HTMLPDF 76.09.140Enforcement.
HTMLPDF 76.09.150InspectionRight of entry.
HTMLPDF 76.09.160Right of entry by department of ecology.
HTMLPDF 76.09.170ViolationsConversion to nontimber operationPenaltiesRemission or mitigationAppealsLien.
HTMLPDF 76.09.180Disposition of moneys received as penalties, reimbursement for damages.
HTMLPDF 76.09.190Additional penalty, gross misdemeanor.
HTMLPDF 76.09.205Appeals board review.
HTMLPDF 76.09.240Forest practicesCounty, city, or town to regulateWhenAdoption of development regulationsEnforcementTechnical assistanceExceptions and limitationsVerification that land not subject to a notice of conversion to nonforestry usesReporting of information to the department of revenue.
HTMLPDF 76.09.250Policy for continuing program of orientation and training.
HTMLPDF 76.09.260Department to represent state's interestCooperation with other public agenciesGrants and gifts.
HTMLPDF 76.09.270Annual determination of state's research needsRecommendations.
HTMLPDF 76.09.280Removal of log and debris jams from streams.
HTMLPDF 76.09.290Inspection of landsReforestation.
HTMLPDF 76.09.300Mass earth movements and fluvial processesProgram to correct hazardous conditions on sites associated with roads and railroad gradesHazard-reduction plans.
HTMLPDF 76.09.305Advisory committee to review hazard-reduction plans authorizedCompensation, travel expenses.
HTMLPDF 76.09.310Hazard-reduction programNotice to landowners within areas selected for reviewProposed plansObjections to plan, procedureFinal plansAppeal.
HTMLPDF 76.09.315Implementation of hazard-reduction measuresElectionNotice and application for cost-sharing fundsInspectionLetter of complianceLimitations on liability.
HTMLPDF 76.09.320Implementation of hazard-reduction programCost sharing by departmentLimitations.
HTMLPDF 76.09.330Legislative findingsLiability from naturally falling trees required to be left standing.
HTMLPDF 76.09.340Certain forest practices exempt from rules and policies under this chapter.
HTMLPDF 76.09.350Long-term multispecies landscape management plansPilot projects, selectionPlan approval, elementsNotice of agreement recordedMemorandums of agreementsReport, evaluation.
HTMLPDF 76.09.360Single multiyear permit.
HTMLPDF 76.09.368IntentSmall forestland ownersAlternate plan processes/alternate harvest restrictionsReport to the legislature.
HTMLPDF 76.09.370FindingsForests and fish reportAdoption of rules.
HTMLPDF 76.09.390Sale of land or timber rights with continuing obligationsNoticeFailure to notifyExemption.
HTMLPDF 76.09.405Forest and fish support accountCreated.
HTMLPDF 76.09.410Road maintenance and abandonment plansFish passage barriers.
HTMLPDF 76.09.420Road maintenance and abandonment plansRulesChecklistReport to the legislatureEmergency rules.
HTMLPDF 76.09.430Application to RCW 76.13.150.
HTMLPDF 76.09.440Small forestland ownerFish passage barriers.
HTMLPDF 76.09.450Small forestland ownerDefined.
HTMLPDF 76.09.460Notice of conversion to nonforestry useDenial of permits or approvals by the county, city, town, or regional governmental entityEnforcement.
HTMLPDF 76.09.470Conversion of land to nonforestry useAction required of landownerAction required of county, city, town, or regional governmental entity.
HTMLPDF 76.09.480Identification of projects that mitigate infrastructure and noninfrastructure development.
HTMLPDF 76.09.490Forest practices hydraulic projectDepartment may request information/technical assistance from the department of fish and wildlifeConcurrence review process.
HTMLPDF 76.09.500Programmatic safe harbor agreement for the northern spotted owlDepartment's authorityRule makingReview of decisions.
HTMLPDF 76.09.900Short title.
HTMLPDF 76.09.905Air pollution laws not modified.
HTMLPDF 76.09.910Shoreline management act, hydraulics act, other statutes and ordinances not modifiedExceptions.
HTMLPDF 76.09.915Repeal and savings.
HTMLPDF 76.09.920Application for extension of prior permits.
HTMLPDF 76.09.925Effective dates1974 ex.s. c 137.
HTMLPDF 76.09.935Severability1974 ex.s. c 137.


Chapter 76.09 RCW to be used to satisfy federal water pollution act requirements: RCW 90.48.425.