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WAC 461-08-340

Where to file a petition for review and number of copies.

(1) An adjudicative proceeding before the board is initiated by filing a petition for review with the board at the environmental and land use hearings office. The board shall acknowledge filing of the petition for review by a stamp and the board's stamp on the petition is prima facie evidence of the date of filing. The board may thereafter require that additional copies be filed.
(2) Deadlines for filing a petition for review. Different deadlines for filing a petition for review apply depending upon the type of shoreline decision or government action taken, and whether local government or the department makes the final decision.
(a) Any person aggrieved by a local government's decision granting, denying or rescinding a shoreline substantial development, or its denial of a shoreline conditional use or variance must file a petition for review with the board within twenty-one days of the "date of filing" as defined in WAC 461-08-305 (4)(a).
(b) If local government approves a shoreline conditional use or variance permit, that action will be reviewed by the department, which will make the final decision on the conditional use or variance permit. Any person aggrieved by the department's decision to approve, approve with conditions or deny a conditional use or variance permit must file a petition for review with the board within twenty-one days of the "date of filing" as defined in WAC 461-08-305 (4)(b).
(c) When a local government simultaneously transmits to the department its decision on a shoreline substantial development with its approval of a shoreline conditional use permit and/or variance, a petition for review of the shoreline substantial development decision must be filed no later than twenty-one days from the "date of filing" as defined in WAC 461-08-305 (4)(c).
(d) A petition for review by a person who has incurred a penalty assessment must be filed with the board within thirty days of the date of receipt of the penalty.
(e) A petition for review by any person aggrieved by the department's final decision to approve, or reject a proposed master program, or master program amendment, by a local government that is not planning under the Growth Management Act, RCW 36.70A.040, must be filed with the board within thirty days of the date that the department publishes notice of its final decision under RCW 90.58.090(8).
(f) A petition for review of any rules, regulations, or guidelines adopted or approved by the department pursuant to chapter 90.58 RCW must be filed with the board within thirty days of the date of adoption or approval.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 90.58.175, 90.58.090, 90.58.140, 90.58.180, and 90.58.190. WSR 13-21-068, § 461-08-340, filed 10/16/13, effective 11/16/13. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.21B.170, 90.58.175, 2010 c 84, 2010 c 130, 2010 c 210, and 2010 c 285. WSR 10-18-021, § 461-08-340, filed 8/23/10, effective 9/23/10. Statutory Authority: RCW 43.21B.170, 90.58.174, chapters 43.21B, 34.05, and 90.58 RCW. WSR 07-03-074, § 461-08-340, filed 1/17/07, effective 2/17/07. Statutory Authority: RCW 90.58.175. WSR 96-15-002, § 461-08-340, filed 7/3/96, effective 8/3/96.]
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