Chapter 76.09 RCW



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