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WAC 173-158-064

Additional state requirements.

State requirements may be established for specific flood plains that exceed the minimum federal requirements of the NFIP, in accordance with RCW 86.16.031(8) and the following:
(1) A written request must be submitted to the department of ecology by the affected county, city, or town to initiate the process.
(2) The location of the one hundred-year flood plain must be reexamined by the affected community and the department of ecology, and has been certified by the department as being accurate for the affected areas.
(3) The department of ecology shall negotiate with the affected community to determine the content of proposed additional requirements.
(4) The department of ecology shall notify the public of related public meetings and public hearings.
(5) The department of ecology must find that the proposed increased requirements are necessary due to local circumstances and general public safety.
(6) The area where the additional requirements apply is to be clearly identified.
(7) Additional state requirements shall be established as needed in accordance with the required state rule-making procedures.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 86.16.061. WSR 90-21-089, ยง 173-158-064, filed 10/19/90, effective 11/19/90.]
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