South Prairie Shoreline Master Program: Comprehensive Update
Public Comment Requested - January 14, 2013 to February 18, 2013 at 5:00 p.m.
The Washington State Department of Ecology seeks public comment on the Town of South Prairie’s proposed update to its Shoreline Master Program (SMP).
South Prairie currently regulates its shoreline areas using the Pierce County shoreline program. The Town’s newly proposed program regulates less than one mile of South Prairie Creek. The shoreline program incorporates the Town’s existing Critical Areas Ordinance, updates the use and development regulations and the administrative procedures.
Ecology will compare South Prairie's proposed program to the requirements of the Shoreline Management Act and the Shoreline Master Program Guidelines. Based on the comparison, Ecology will decide whether to:
Learn more: Citizen Guide to Shoreline Master Programs
Public comment period
Opens: January14, 2013
All interested parties are invited to provide comment during this public comment period. There are several ways to provide comments. You only need to submit your comments once.
Submit written comments and questions to:
Regional Planner: Sarah Lukas
Comments must be received no later than February 18, 2013 at 5 p.m.
Documents for public review and comment
Note: All documents are PDF.
If you have troubles with accessing documents, please contact Sarah Lukas with Washington State Department of Ecology.
Paper copies are available at the following locations:
Next steps: Response to public comment and decision
A summary of comments will be posted here a few weeks after the comment period closes. We will also post South Prairie's response to public comments and a notice of Ecology’s decision when they become available. Please check back.
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